COACHES’ CORNER

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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19.2 Heat Assignements

Back Bay Heat Blocks 5pm Heat Block Athlete Heat 1 (5:00) Heat 2 (5:20) Heat 3 (5:40) 1 Sammi Howard Pam Herter Francisco Acevedo 2 Howaida Kamel Kelley Harper gino 3 David Lustig Bori Tozser Robert hogarth 4 Eleni Konidaris Alvaro 5 Henry Brian Freiwald Kitzia colliard 6 Mike Kaplan Jeff Bussgang Chris Brown 7

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The Machine Man Triathlon

Throughout the month of February we will be hosting the Machine Man Challenge to raise money for the Travis Mills Foundation. You can participate virtually at any gym, in any place around the world. This challenge is meant to test the participants mentally and physically, providing a catalyst for internal growth and self-development that can

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Brace Yourselves…The Open Is Coming

On February 22nd, Invictus Boston will begin their annual tradition of hosting Friday Night Lights for the CrossFit Open. This year with a twist. Each InTouch coach will lead their team of athletes through each week of The Open. While we have some amazing prizes lined up, the ultimate prize, is victory at the end

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5 Easy Ways To Stay On Track During The Holidays

The Holidays can be a stressful time for all and it can be easy to find yourself getting off track with your nutrition and fitness. Here are 5 quick and easy tips you can apply to your Holiday routine to help navigate all the delectable Holiday food and keep you feeling your best while avoiding

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