good days and bad days

It’s sad but true that not everyday can be the best day of our lives, in real life and in the gym. A coach once told me, “You’ll have more bad days than good.” Her comment was in reference to training days. But either way I don’t believe that, because much of what makes a…

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If you’ve been skeptical of our recommendations to get grains out of your diet,  the Whole Nine presents a good summary of the reasons Why We Don’t Eat Grains. And even if you’ve already eliminated grains and are feeling great, read up so you can explain exactly why. Are you arriving to CFSR classes sluggish,…

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For the Hard Gainers (and the rest of us too)

We don’t usually think of slow-cooking vegetables. And frankly, this dish doesn’t win points in the presentation category. But it sure is tasty, and a great way to get some good extra fat in your meal if you need that. It’s definitely got that warming, hearty feel that you want on a cold night. Winter…

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A thought, or two, on sleep.

Lots of questions have been brought up recently at the box regarding sleep. The most common of these is, how much sleep should I get? If your waking up to an alarm clock your not getting enough sleep. Yes, that sounds ridiculous, but so did eating a side of broccoli when you were 12. The…

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Step Away From the Scale

Most people come to CFSR with a goal of “losing weight”. Yes, there are you skinny folks who state that you want to get stronger and add more muscle mass. But mostly, people say they want to shed a few pounds. Nothing wrong with that. You want to lose that spare tire, that muffin top,…

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