ChalkLift - Movement of Quality over Load

ChalkLift - Movement of Quality over Load

Sometimes though we forget to go back to the basics. We all have busy lifes, professionally and socially and we need to fit in all. Our daily life in general is based on survival mode experiences; quick meal between meetings, racing up and down for school runs, most of us are very used to live a life on a fairly high stress level. This means that our bodies react to this way of living. We will be tense, we will be tiered and yes we will be stressed.

Fruit and Vegetables … what is the big deal?!

Fruit and Vegetables … what is the big deal?!

“Eat your fruit and veg” is a phrase you have probably heard repeatedly since you were a kid … from your parents, in school, by your doctor, health advertisements. But why is it so important to eat enough fruit and vegetables?!

Why should you do the ChalkLift sessions?

Why should you do the ChalkLift sessions?

Managing inflammation to enhance recovery between workouts. Developing motor control to increase skills in the gym. Building strength that is critical to progression in fitness and sport.

Reminder: Log your score on your phone using SugarWod!

Reminder: Log your score on your phone using SugarWod!

Progressing at CrossFit is actually an extremely simple concept. All you need to do is a little bit more than you did the last time. Our programming is set up to give you enough exposure to the same movements that you can practice and improve them, as well as employing some constantly varied conditioning workouts.

A protein and micronutrient powerhouse!!

A protein and micronutrient powerhouse!!

Aromatic Coconut Crispy Cod (Serves 3) by our Nutritionist Sinead

Post Christmas, delicious and satisfying lean fighting fit recipe for you!!

Cod is a fantastic addition to any athlete’s diet. Not only is it a super lean protein source (over 20g protein and less than 1g fat, per 100g), it is also full of micronutrients that are super important for those training hard.

Join us in the Move Challenge

Join us in the Move Challenge

Whether you want to lose fat, build muscle, master the overhead squat, improve your Olympic lifting or get your first pull up this Move Challenge is for you.

Building Fitter Bodies - follow the program 2019

Building Fitter Bodies - follow the program 2019

Building Stronger Bodies

A new year has started and so has the next cycle in our trainings program. We are building on the progress made over last 3 months. The next 6-8 weeks are going to feel a bit different to recents workouts. We start off by putting emphasis on being strong in every position of the main movements in functional fitness.

Change Your Nutrition, Change Your Life

Change Your Nutrition, Change Your Life

We are very excited to start the ‘ChalkBox‘Change Challenge’! This is an opportunity for us to work together as an awesome community to reach our goals by developing good habits and improving our nutrition.

I would eat better but... a summary of tips to better nutritional habits

I would eat better but... a summary of tips to better nutritional habits

Here are some practical strategies, backed by science, that you can implement even in a busy life to improve your nutrition. It might not make it ‘perfect’, but all movement in the right direction is progress and will help support long term health and performance.

Reminder: Log your score on your phone using SugarWod!

Reminder: Log your score on your phone using SugarWod!

Progressing at CrossFit is actually an extremely simple concept. All you need to do is a little bit more than you did the last time. Our programming is set up to give you enough exposure to the same movements that you can practice and improve them, as well as employing some constantly varied conditioning workouts.

The Butt Wink by Coach Mel

The Butt Wink by Coach Mel

Does your lower back hurt when squatting?

When we look at the overhead squat we note that it’s an amazing exercise to strengthen the back and shoulders but it requires a lot more mobility than a front squat or back squat. Which is where classes like ChalkFlex and ChalkLift come into play. 

You are all winners!

You are all winners!

It was a great test of your fitness as the training cycle has been leading up to this challenge. We looked at the stats and everyone has improved in at least one area be it you lifted more, ran faster or you have been able to RX a workout first time. A big congratulations from the coaching team on your achievements.

On the Tenth Day of CrossFit my coaches gave to me…..

On the Tenth Day of CrossFit my coaches gave to me…..

DT will test your max strength, conditioning, and ability to be efficient with a barbell in your hand.

Unlike hero workouts such as Murph or Holleyman, DT is completed relatively quickly and only requires one piece of equipment- a single loaded barbell.