Lot of friends have always asked me about Protein shakes, and drinks that I use. To be honest, I have never ever used a Protein shake from the market. There is one that I bought recently, only after reading about the natural ingredients in it, and I seldom use it. Continue reading →
I ran 13.1 miles today, on the trails, with an elevation gain of 2190 fts. I had not run a single time past 6 weeks or more. Suffering from a calf muscle injury, I was only on bike, swimming, and cross-fitting (avoiding the run workouts). I spent time working on my glutes, core, squats and used to row more. Workouts dealing in squats are the best overall workout for your body. Continue reading →
Each of us have our own go to recovery food or drinks post workout. Most of us also keep experimenting with the recovery drinks.
I figured out that milk is the best recovery drink. Add chocolate to it, and it tastes best. The natural protein found in Milk, the natural fat, gives you good calorie intake, and protein for muscle building. Continue reading →
Its been just over a month that I joined my local Norcal Crossfit Box ‘gym’ (Crossfit Workout gym is called a Box). When I first walked inside, I saw mostly white boards, scribbled with various terms, and numbers that were hard to decipher.
Over a month, I did learn few terms and did google up few. Here is my work in progress list:
There are plenty of terms, and you can get a big list online, but these are very basic terms mostly used. Feel free to add more in the comments section.
WOD – Workout Of the Day (the actual workout that is designed to crush you :))
AMRAP – As Many Reps As Possible (As Many Rounds As Possible) in given time.
RX’ed – As Prescribed, there is no change in the workout that can be done.
EMOM – Each Minute Over Minute. You do the round every minute.