Carbohydrates and Glucose

Carbohydrates are glucose. Glucose in your bloodstream causes the pancreas to produce insulin. Insulin is a storage hormone causing all excess glucose to be stored as fat.   The above three sentences are IT. The keys, the root of understanding the Paleo Diet. But don’t go overboard with this idea and cut out carbs all together. You need carbohydrates. Glucose …

Muscle Up!!!!

One’s first muscle up is a dear-diary-red-ink-scream-it-from-the-rooftops event. It’s a CrossFit rite of passage like few others. This week’s happenings: Monday–Get Fit Challenge potluck and meeting (6:30 class is cancelled). Thursday–The Barbell Club with the incomparable Leah L kicks off. Workout:

Don’t Forget!!!

Don’t forget, next Thursday Jan. 9, at 6:30pm, is the first class of our new Barbell Club program. Spots are limited and there may only be a couple left so hurry up and email our very own in house power lifting badass Leah Lutz to sign up (leahlut[email protected]) Basically, Leah is strong. She knows strong. She will get you strong. Also, next Monday, …

2014 Open and Regional Schedule

The schedule for the 2014 CrossFIt Games Open and Regionals has been announced. All the details can be found here and below is a quick recap. 1/15/14 (Wednesday)–Open registration begins 2/27 (Thursday)–the first Open WOD is announced 3/27 (Thursday)–5th and final Open WOD is announced 5/30-6/1 NorCal Regional (final Regional weekend) More details are being released this week. Keep your eye …

CrossFIt West Barbell Club

One cannot be fit without being strong.  Our new Barbell Club is for anyone interested in building their basic strength skills for more success in our regular CrossFit classes or those eager to push past a personal record. Attending this class is a simple and effective way to gain strength, and is intended to supplement our primary program, not replace …