Household Toxins – What to do about them

Nathan Brammeier and Ralphie laying on carpet - CrossFit Redux Household Toxins

With so many pollutants and toxins in our environment, who wouldn’t want to shut themselves indoors and escape? The only problem is that with so many household toxins, you’ll be doing yourself even more harm. Let’s face it, toxins are now a part of our every day life. Environmental and household toxins are impossible to get away from. All that …

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5 Health Benefits of Kombucha

CrossFit Redux discusses 5 Health Benefits of Kombucha

The health benefits of kombucha have been known for around 2000 years. And recently it’s been gaining popularity. But there are still many people that don’t know what kombucha is. Kombucha is fermented sweetened tea. So you’re basically taking tea (black, oolong, and/or green), sweetening it with sugar, and them fermenting it with a SCOBY. Wait . . . with …

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CrossFit After Pregnancy: 5 Things You Must Know

CrossFit after pregnancy. CrossFit Redux.

You’ve spent the better part of a year creating a new life. You know that CrossFit after pregnancy is going to be a little different, but you’re not sure how. Well, after dealing with CrossFit after pregnancy twice now, I’d really like to share some of the things I’ve experienced. Some of them are good. And some of them are …

Chew Your Food To Lose Weight

Chew Your Food To Lose Weight. CrossFit Redux.

As far as weight loss secrets go, it doesn’t get much easier or less expensive than to chew your food to lose weight. But how much do you need to chew and why is it so effective? Let’s first start with how much you need to chew. Many articles and studies will tell you to chew somewhere between 30 and …

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What CrossFit RX means to every day CrossFitters

CrossFit Rx heavy barbell CrossFit Redux

If you’ve been doing CrossFit for a while, you know what the CrossFit Rx means. It changes from day to day depending on what the workout is. But because CrossFit has turned into a sport, the standards for “Rx” have gotten so out of control with heavy weight and crazy movements, gymnasts won’t even try! We often think of gymnasts …

Want Six Pack Abs? Try this…

Get Six Pack Abs at CrossFit Redux

One thing that everyone wants out of their workout program is six pack abs! Unfortunately, the truth of the matter is that the core is the least trainable part of the human body. If you try to isolate the abs, after 6-8 weeks, you will plateau for the rest of your life.Dave Gonzalez In order to gain a strong core, …

Training Through Injury – This Way or That Way?

CrossFit Redux Training Through Injury

It is inevitable. If you are serious about training, injury WILL happen on some level at some point. It could be as simple as a ripped hand from pull-ups or as devastating as a broken ankle from a box jump gone bad. In either case, you have 2 choices moving forward. Training Through Injury This Way “That really hurt, I …