Are you Kinesiophobic?

Are you Kinesiophobic?

By Dr. Alan Zedaker, PT, DPT, CFL1   “I’m not going to add any more weight on the bar, I know I’ll get hurt” “I’m not going to try and kip, I know it’ll injure my shoulder” Or “I’m not going to try CrossFit, it’s dangerous”   If you’re reading this you’re...
Say Your Goals Backwards

Say Your Goals Backwards

The 2019 Crossfit Games Open has come to a close, which means everyone is feeling either or all of the following: motivated encouraged inspired disappointed humbled surprised   Feeling any one of these is good because they can lead to growth in the coming year. ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Top 5 Mistakes

Are You Making These Top 5 Mistakes?

 

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