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The Power of Rest

May 1, 2013

Here at FIT, we are always encouraging clients to set goals to work towards.  In the busy world that we all live in, however, these goals are unfortunately often undermined by “life events” and other time constraints that derail us.  It’s amazing though, that sometimes these life events are just what we need to help … Continue Reading

My experience as a Crossfit “athlete”

September 16, 2012

2 weeks ago, Jimmy, Danielle, Jenny Lewis, and myself competed in the 2012 edition of Moxie Madness, hosted by Crossfit Moxie in San Jose.  This was a 2-day even consisting of multiple timed workouts each day, similar to the format of the Crossfit Games, with each workout being scored separately.  The team with the fewest points across all of the … Continue Reading

Is There Such a Thing as Type 3 Diabetes?

March 30, 2012

The short unconfirmed-by-the-scientific-community answer to the Title of this article is: YES. According to a paper published this past January in the journal Drugs written by Dr. Suzanne M. de la Monte, Type 3 diabetes is otherwise known as Alzheimer’s disease, the most common cause of dementia in North America. Growing evidence supports the concept … Continue Reading

Coach Rick Advances to NorCal CrossFit Regionals

March 28, 2012

When we last left our heros, FIT coaches Rick D., Scott K., and Matt B. were taking on the 2012 Reebok CrossFit Open competition, a worldwide test of fitness, along with fellow CrossFitters Jenny Lewis and Dan “the man” Atler. As of our last post, heading into the final workout of the grueling five week competition, … Continue Reading

Coach Rick takes aim at the Fittest on Earth

March 20, 2012

Endurance has the Kona Ironman, cycling has the Tour de France, and weightlifting has the World Championships. These marquee competitions crown the best athletes in the world in their respective sports. In the last 10 years, CrossFit, the new “sport of fitness,” has emerged and with it, its marquee competition: the CrossFit Games. What is … Continue Reading

Aerobic and Anaerobic

February 10, 2011

I often hear the same question from clients, “Should I do more cardio/endurance or strength training to reach my weight loss and general fitness goals?”