Crossfit Oyster Point Blog

Our coaches come from many different backgrounds and experiences.  We are happy to share many of their insights, recommendations and stories with you!
Should you Work Out if You’re Feeling Sick??

Should you Work Out if You’re Feeling Sick??

With the flu season right around the corner, many of you may be asking yourselves if it is healthy and safe to continue working out while sick.  Interestingly enough, studies have shown that working out regularly helps boost our immune systems (Heid, 2018).  Our...

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Exercises to Avoid if You’re Over 50…A Response

Exercises to Avoid if You’re Over 50…A Response

Many of you may have seen the recent article "Exercises To Modify Over 50" in Reader’s Digest published last week.  When the coaches at OP first got wind of this, the article was originally named “Exercises to Avoid if Over 50”.  Much like the coaches, I am sure many...

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Why Drink Water?

Why Drink Water?

You may hear your coach tell you to make sure to drink plenty of water after a hard day at the gym, have you ever wondered why that is? We naturally get thirsty after a workout and water is one of the best ways to quench that thirst, but why is that? Why do we need...

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5 Tips For Reading Nutrition Labels  

5 Tips For Reading Nutrition Labels  

Just about every nutrition coach will agree; the more control you have over what you are putting on your plate, the better progress you will see! How do you control what’s going on your plate? Eat at home. How can you eat at home?  Cook your own meals. How can you...

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EAT – PLAY – LEARN

EAT – PLAY – LEARN

“Excuse me, can I sit at this table instead of the desk?” asked a second grade student. I look up and notice that this seven year old boy would not be able to fit in this old school connecting desk and needs his own table and chair. I was shocked and asked myself, how...

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Life Fulfilling Habits

Life Fulfilling Habits

We are creatures of habit. All on a path of striving to live the healthiest life possible. The path is full of great habits that are life-giving and then some habits that are just simply draining. Food and exercise are the two of the most important habits that we...

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What to Eat on Your First Day of Crossfit

What to Eat on Your First Day of Crossfit

Congrats! You’ve signed up for your first day at CrossfitOP!  You are likely beginning with our Essentials Program, 3 private training sessions with one of our coaches to help you get your fitness journey rolling. Let me start with a quick nutrition lesson; Your body...

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