Nutrition for Recovery in CrossFit

Nutrition for Recovery in CrossFit

CrossFit athletes eat a ton of calories to fuel their performance. Often training up to 4 times per day they must replace the energy they use to recover. Unfortunately, many of us do not have the time to do this, so we have to be a little smarter as to what goes in our mouths. Continue reading below to find out more about the optimal post training recovery foods.


Importance of your core

Importance of your core

Why should I worry about whether or not my abdominal muscles are developed? Your abs are responsible for absolutely everything you do. The stronger the core, the more stable the torso which means an overall stronger body. Every movement that you do becomes easier with a developed core.

Take care of your hands

Take care of your hands

With training volume going up nothing is going to hinder your progress more than tearing your hands. Therefore, it is imperative that we take good of our hands so we don’t have to take time out from pull ups, barbell work, gripping our coffee or even washing our hair! Here is a simple 5 step guide to looking after those hands.

The Secret to More Gainz: Rest

The Secret to More Gainz: Rest

Knowing When To Rest:

How many of you have trained 3 or 4 days in a row, and noticed on that 3rd or 4th day that your energy levels were lower, and you just didn’t have the drive to push yourself as hard as you could that session? 

ABS Challenge: spend 5-10min 3 times x week and reap the benefits

ABS Challenge: spend 5-10min 3 times x week and reap the benefits

Core exercises improve your balance and stability. Core exercises train the muscles in your pelvis, lower back, hips and abdomen to work in harmony. This leads to better balance and stability, whether on the playing field or in daily activities.

 Recovery after training

Recovery after training

Regardless of whether you’re an experienced CrossFitter or a beginner, you know what those first few weeks felt like. You hurt! Experienced CrossFit athletes will tell you that in time you adapt to the rigor, but perhaps the more pertinent question is this: How do you know when you’ve optimized your recovery between WODs? The answer is: You don’t.

Cranking up the MetCon

Cranking up the MetCon

Our workouts are based on mindset and physical adaptation. We all have been were you are and believe that not every day you have to go hard and fast to achieve your goals.

Our New Box Manager: Melissa Porter

Our New Box Manager: Melissa Porter

It is our ambition to continuously improve what we do at ChalkBox. We started of in our garage gym, moved into a council hall before we settled here at Cricketts Farm. That's only 4 years ago.

Yoke Carries & Walks: Why we are doing them

Yoke Carries & Walks: Why we are doing them

Why Do Loaded Carries?

Load carries offer us a great deal of benefits, specifically to further develop strength, athleticism, and injury prevention.

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Are you getting stronger?

Are you getting stronger?

Our workouts are based on mindset and physical adaptation. We all have been were you are and believe that not every day you have to go hard and fast to achieve your goals.

Time Under Tension

Time Under Tension

Stop following those mainstream fitness workouts designed for short term results only. Real fat loss training should build calluses on your hands. There are no short cuts but the good news is that our CrossFit Strength & Conditioning program is a great tool to help you.

The second part of Strength Cycle next week

The second part of Strength Cycle next week

Stop following those mainstream fitness workouts designed for short term results only. Real fat loss training should build calluses on your hands. There are no short cuts but the good news is that our CrossFit Strength & Conditioning program is a great tool to help you.

 Deloading for CrossFit: The Basics - by Coach Iskandar

Deloading for CrossFit: The Basics - by Coach Iskandar

We are not your regular walk in gym, boot camp or body transformation program you have tried. We coach CrossFit in our top of the range facility delivering excellence in functional fitness. We offer small group coaching sessions to help each individual to full fill their fitness goals.