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Easy Homemade Cold-Brew Coffee Recipe

As we have said before, coffee, especially cold-brew iced coffee, can be perfect for you & has a significant number of benefits for our bodies. To name a few: High in Antioxidants Improves physical performance Contributes to proper liver health Increases blood flow to the brain for better cognitive function Contains anti-cancer properties Can help

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The Open Is Upon Us

Our second Open is 2019 is just days away and we couldn’t be more excited. The Open is the time of year when we push ourselves to new limits. We see how far we’ve come, but also how far we have to go. Our Internal Open here at Invictus Boston is our biggest community event

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recovery

5 Ways To Get Out Of The Gym On Your Rest Day

We get it, taking rest days can be tough. It’s hard not to get your daily dose of adrenaline or go hang out with your gym bestie for an hour. But the truth is that rest days are pivotal in ensuring proper recovery as well as muscle growth. Skipping your weekly rest days can lead

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The Only Piece Of Gym Equipment You Really Need

We often get asked, what’s the best way to stay in shape on the go? Many of our members travel quite a bit and it can be tough to find a gym in every city and many hotel gym offerings are subpar. So how do you stay in shape while on the road without packing

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The 2019 Invictus Boston Internal Open Part II

On October 11th, Invictus Boston will begin their annual tradition of hosting Friday Night Lights for the CrossFit Open. This year with a twist. While we have some amazing prizes lined up, the ultimate prize, is victory at the end of the 5 weeks. Keep reading for more information on points and scoring and how

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Science Of Cravings

Science of Cravings What exactly is a craving? Essentially it is a series of chemical reactions in that body that can cause us to have an amplified desire for a certain substance.   What is the goal of this? The goal of this is to give you the knowledge to be able to meet “cravings”

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Creatine…A Brief Overview

Who should use creatine, when should you use it, and why should you use it? Creatine has many beneficial uses within the body. This study showed that taking 5 grams of it immediately post workout increased strength and fat free mass compared to taking 5 grams before the workout. Therefore, if you’re looking to increase

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Are Eggs Healthy? Depends on what you pair them with…

-By Caroline Brantly Are eggs healthy? Over the years the stance on eggs and heart health has shifted and continues to shift as more research is uncovered. Eggs might be known for its cholesterol content, but they are a good source of protein, biotin, vitamin A, D and choline, which is an important nutrient for

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Macros…Do We Really Need Them?

By Jon Esposito How important is counting macros in your nutrition plan? First, if you are not familiar with what ‘macros’ are they are the three main macronutrients Fat, Protein, and Carbohydrates. You can manipulate the amount of each macro you consume on a daily basis to gain the desired effect in your body, whether

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5 Easy Ways To Attack Your Grocery Store Trips

By Jon Esposito Love it or hate it, everyone needs to go to the grocery store at some point. Here are 5 easy tips to attack your next trip to Trader Joe’s (or whatever grocery store you choose to shop). 1. Shop the Perimeter Shop the Perimeter in the grocery store. This is where you

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