Getting your kids into an ACTIVE LIFESTYLE!   Does this sound familiar? “Put your phone down” “You need to stop playing Xbox” “Get outside and play with your friends”   In today’s age that is all too common when we parents are looking at our kids sit inside and not being active outside. How do …

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What should I eat post workout?

What is the best snack for after a workout? The timing and type of snack you eat after a workout depends on your exercise frequency. If you CrossFit 3-4 days per week for the overall fitness, fun, and health benefits with an alternate day schedule, your healthy meals should be adequate to replenish your glycogen …

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Why Collagen?

Why is Collagen such a favorite?   Collagen is a protein structure found in all animals, including humans, that gives structure to our bones, cartilage, tendons, ligaments, skin, hair, nails, and many other vital body tissues. Think of it as the frame of your house.  The lean-meat protein you find in other supplements is great for …

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Movement is Medicine – Dr. Lindsey

We welcome Dr. Lindsey from Waconia Family Chiropractic as a guest on our blog.  She has been a member for some time now, and serves a lot of the community in her practice.  As Dr. Lindsay says, “Movement is medicine for the body!” Check out what she has to say: Movement Is Medicine. I was …

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Coach Goals 2019 – Jeff

Our next coach to spotlight and share some goals for 2019 is coach Jeff.   Jeff has always had an active lifestyle he was a collegiate swimmer and fitness had been a priority since he was young.  Check out what coach Jeff is going to focus on, to take his health and wellness to the next …

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Coach Goals 2019

  Coach Jake has some real goals for 2019 – Have you set yourself a fitness goal for the year?  How about Personal?  Check out what you will see Jake working on! Handstand push up – which in turn will help with upper body strength Maintain consistency with nutrition and lose 25lbs by the Memorial …

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Athlete Perspective – Kristin

  What brought you to C44/CrossFit in the first place? I had lost a little weight from changing my diet and family friends, Jeremy & Jo Anna, noticed my progress. They were members of Crusher and insisted I try Crossfit. This was right before Thanksgiving, and it seemed totally crazy to start something during the …

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Athlete Perspective – Lori

What brought you to CrossFit in the first place? I kept seeing a Facebook friend checking in at Crusher Crossfit early last year, and I finally sent her a message asking her about it. I checked out the website and decided to sign up for Bootcamp and haven’t looked back since. Like many people, I …

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Athlete Perspective – Dave & Sue

What brought you to Crossfit/C44 in the first place? Dave: I started in April last year for two reasons – Our daughter, Kate Fonseca, bought me a month of BootCamp, to help me get back in shape. Eighteen months before, I’d had cancer surgery. Our plan was to get me strong, so I could stand …

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5 Reasons to get STRONG

Fitness trends come and go and most fall to the wayside for good reason. Most programs fail to produce consistent results. It’s a wonder why so many folks stray away from what is tried and true when it comes to exercise programs? “The rule is: the basics are the basic, and you can’t beat the …

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