At first blush, there’s a strong and obvious dichotomy between yoga and CrossFit. The formats are vastly different. The movements are different. The intensity during the respective activities is, in most cases, night and day.
You’ve heard the saying, ‘if you fail to plan you plan to fail.’ The truth is, if you are focusing on your nutrition, the key things you can do to set yourself up for success is to set aside some time to form a plan for the week.
At just 10-years-old, Lina is one of the youngest athletes in the CrossFit 100 family. Her refreshing perspective on the fit lifestyle, though, is something that we all need to be reminded of from time to time: “it’s just fun,” she shares.
It’s just before 6:00pm and twelve people are milling around the gym energetically awaiting their entry into the 2018 CrossFit Open. A brief pep talk from Marcela gets the group pumped. Six take their positions under the bar to start a series of toe-to-bar.
It was just moments after we sat down to talk about her CrossFit journey. Her little brother Ian, who you met in our newsletter last month, walks in with a frozen brown smoothie and promptly hands it to Mya.
Peering through the glass door, slightly framed by the condensation triggered by those working up a sweat on the other side, we watched a 13-year-old power house double tap his chest then thrust the barbell – furnished with at least three hefty plates on each side – upward.