I’m often asked these questions: What should I eat post-workout? What about before bed? Is it bad to eat in the evening? After you train, protein with
StrengthBox trainee Shari Valja and her sister Melissa have signed up for an amazing adventure this June. They will be conquering the mighty Yukon River in an epic paddle of 715 kilometres as they race from Whitehorse to Dawson City. All this under the midnight Arctic sun!
Getting up early to train and workout at 6am may not be to everyone’s taste, but StrengthBox trainee Jill has been doing just that since late 2010. In fact, she’s just logged her 500th visit!
It’s 9:30 am. Bill has just completed a natural-movement circuit including animal walks, wall climbs, vaulting, swinging and running. Tired only moments ago, the tall 2nd generation Greek is now exhilarated and energized, ready for his 45th private session at StrengthBox.
The group that will be joining us for Greece in June is ready to roll, and we’re all getting a bit excited – even though the trip is still 36 days away. The experience isn’t just about going to Greece to do exercise — it’s a whole active travel and cultural adventure. And in many ways, the trip has already started…
Many of us say we’d like to train first thing in the morning: “I’m going to get up early and work out at 6am!” “I’m going to hit the gym before everyone else!” “I’ll beat the traffic by getting an early start!”
For anywhere from $15 to $60, you can get years of relief from muscle soreness and tightness with a basic foam roller. It’s a simple and convenient way to help reduce scar tissue and even increase mobility.
Based on some feedback, we’re decided to change the time-slot for GMB (Gold Medal Bodies) Gymnastics classes to make them convenient. Beginning February 7th, the class moves to Saturday mornings at 9am. Our amazing coach Kirsty Grosart will be helping you with mobility, bodyweight and gymnastics skills to help you drastically improve what your body is capable of.
Have you incorporated suspension training into your workouts? Whether you use gymnastics rings, or a device like the TRX or Jungle Gym XT, they are portable and lightweight devices that allow you to use your own bodyweight.
Protein tubs for vegetable storage? At StrengthBox, we’re big on strategies. And while we provide plenty of training strategies in the gym, people sometime struggle when it comes to shopping, meal planning and eating. If we don’t have a strategy in place, nutrition quickly goes off the rails.