Is showing up everyday enough?

Is showing up everyday enough?   *DISCLAIMER* This is a long article, lots of thought has gone behind it, years of observation and time to write it, if you are after some 2 second solution to your goals and dreams, this may not be for you, if you want to think deeply about your goals and failure or successes then this may be for you, continue at your own risk. **** "t means having a serious conversation with yourself, like a proper adult conversation the kind you see in movies where the main…continue reading →

CrossFitter Does Body Building: James Story

CrossFitter Does Body Building: James Story Today we release the First Episode of RXD LIFE a Small Segment where we look at different people in the fitness community and their journeys through life. In Todays Episode we followed James Crewe as he prepared for a Body Building Competition. James is a body builder who found crossfit and has now gone back to Body Building to compete on the stage.    continue reading →
RXD GYM ONLINE PROGRAM

RXD GYM ONLINE PROGRAM

RXD GYM ONLINE PROGRAM We are super excited about announcing the "RXD GYM" an online program created to help deliver training/ advice/ education to people all over the world looking to get fitter, stronger and healthier. The RXD SYSTEM which is part of the RXD GYM is an inclusive program that includes : Daily Work Outs w/ Daily Videos of Each Work out How to properly Scale and Perform Exercises 3 Tier Program from Beginner to Advanced Unique and interesting work outs that will challenge you and entertain you Accessory work Nutritional Guidelines…continue reading →
How not to be confused about nutrition 101

How not to be confused about nutrition 101

How not to be confused about nutrition 101 So you've clicked on this article because like many people you've tried to genuinely navigate your way through different nutrition books, blogs and articles, all to be left confused counting calories and wondering why the number on the scale doesn't go down. Now this isn't an article where we are going to lie to you and give you a weight loss secret that you've never heard of before, but what we will do is break down  some basic and not so basic facts about nutrition…continue reading →
Starting from Scratch: A newbies perspective on crossfit

Starting from Scratch: A newbies perspective on crossfit

Starting from Scratch: A newbies perspective on crossfit I wanted to write about my experiences with Crossfit; how I was exposed to it and what I have learnt over the last 4 months. I first heard about Crossfit from my Personal Trainer Claire; she invited me to watch her compete in a Crossfit competition. My husband and 3 kids came along on a weekend to see what this “Crossfit” was about. I had recently joined a gym and was really excited by anything fitness. The first thing I noticed was the small clothing…continue reading →
Couples that train together stay together

Couples that train together stay together

Every day millions of people all around the world, get up day after day to sore bodies, callused hands and motivated spirits. Out of those millions in the world a lucky few (probably thousands) get to do the same but with someone they love. Training together isn't always easy, especially when you are competitive with each other. Training has traditionally been a solo activity, for the longest amount of time, we have retreated to our basements and gymnasiums alone to pursue personal goals without our partners by our side, but this trend is…continue reading →
Backyards, old tyres and a whole lot of crossfit: A gym owners look back on the early hustle

Backyards, old tyres and a whole lot of crossfit: A gym owners look back on the early hustle

Backyards, old tyres and a whole lot of Crossfit: A gym owners look back on the early hustle. There is a certain smell that Colombian coffee beans have in the early mornings of the hour, i thought to my self i as peaked through the blinds of my kitchen looking on the backyards, where i would see the rain pour over some of the equipment that was barely being covered by the shelter in the backyard. The backyard was small but mighty, i thought. It was the kind of garage that led straight…continue reading →
Understanding Power and Explosiveness: How you do your olympic lifts matter

Understanding Power and Explosiveness: How you do your olympic lifts matter

Understanding Power and Explosiveness: How you do your olympic lifts matter Ever wondered how some people are able to jump so high?,  looked at a weight lifting meet in awe of the loads being lifted overhead or simply just watched somebody run past you in disbelief of their speed during a 100 meter race. Many of these examples are attributed to power development and explosiveness. Both common elements trained in the sport of functional fitness. No good functional fitness program is complete or rarely ever seen without the introduction of some form of weight…continue reading →
The Similarities between the early crossfit movement and punk

The Similarities between the early crossfit movement and punk

The similarities between the early crossfit movement and the punk wave  I was only 12 or 13 when our generation of kids got first introduced into a semi quasi version of punk, for all you music fanatics, you'll probably cringe as a write the words in a second, but my first version of anything remotely punk was.... wait for it.... It's coming .... I'll give you a hint, it was 2001 and if I was any older i'd be blasting this track through the speaker of a beatdown car, driving down the high…continue reading →
Understanding How Beneficial a Safety Squat Bar Can Be

Understanding How Beneficial a Safety Squat Bar Can Be

Understanding How Beneficial a Safety Squat Bar Can Be You've hurt your shoulders again! As you hold your shoulder with your hands because you've yet again not rested enough between sessions, you decide that back squats are a good substitute for any over head work and so you proceed to setup under the bar, look down towards your nano's make sure you setting up in the best squat stance you can before you decide to start making some squat gains.  But.... your shoulder still hurts and you don't know why, you think to…continue reading →