And Beer would love you even more if you brought it and your CrossFit twin to Friday’s Twin WOD! Drinking is optional, but it might make the WOD hurt less…Things get started at 5:30 pm, so make sure you’re signed up on MBO so we know you’re coming. See you there!
By Jordan Shakeshaft The workout may be done, but the work is far from over. Whether you’re checking off your first 5K or an intense strength training session, now is the time to finish strong with a smart recovery plan. For many, this can mean a mix of foam rolling (aka self-myofascial release), stretching, and perhaps even an ice plunge (polar bear club, anyone?). Paired with proper post-workout nutrition and adequate sleep, over time, research shows athletes will recover faster and adapt to more challenging workouts more quickly — score! To make the most of your recovery time, here are 14 expert-approved tools to help the body recover, rebuild, and get ready for more. (READ ON…)
Combine your powers with your CrossFit twin, and get to the Twin WOD this Friday at 5:30 pm! If you haven’t found a partner, we’d still love to see you—we can match you up when you get here! Please don’t forget to sign up on MBO to let us know your awesomeness will be there.
You’ll Gladly Die for Your Children; Why Won’t You Cook for Them?
I’m a parent of three. I hold no illusions that I’m a uniquely dedicated parent or that my love for my kids is greater than anyone else’s. And like all parents, should the opportunity arise, I’d gladly, immediately and unquestioningly give my life for their’s. And it’s my firm belief in the incredible and powerful love of parents for their children that regularly leads me to scratch my head and wonder: Why it is that while most every parent would happily die for their children, it’s an increasingly rare parent who will cook for them? I’ve heard all of the explanations—time, cost, after-school activities, lack of cooking skills, picky eaters, etc. But ultimately, I think the real reason parents who would die for their children are comfortable feeding them from boxes and drive-thrus isn’t due to a lack of love or concern. It’s because society has been so firmly and conclusively duped into believing that doing so is both safe and healthful that it has become our new normal. (READ MORE…)