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If you are a stay at home mom, we know your hands are full and you are constantly “on the clock.” You have one of the most important jobs in the world. You are on call 24/7 and all of your wants and needs get pushed to the back burner. Sure, that’s how it’s supposed to be. Your kid(s) comes first. However, there needs to be a nice balance between being Mom and being a normal human who deserves to take care of herself. That is where Cosmic Fitness wants to help! We have a wonderful and encouraging community. We have many members who are parents and can totally relate to needing some me-time and adult interaction. Cosmic Fitness is a great way to make friends and attend fun events planned throughout the year that you can enjoy! Another perk to Cosmic Fitness is that we have a supervised childs...
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Competing in a CrossFit competition is super exciting but also nerve wracking. If you have never competed before, it’s hard to imagine what you should be doing the week before to prepare. Do you workout all week? Do you take a couple days off? Do you try to max out to see what you can do in the comp? We will answer these questions below and give you some tips/suggestions on what we think is the best way to prepare. Continue to workout the week leading up to your competition.Monday – ThursdayTake a rest day on Friday (or the day before your competition)You don’t want to be sore or have a silly injury (ripped hands) before your compDo NOT max out before your compYou don’t want to injure yourselfGo about 75% on liftsDo a practice run of the workout(s) (with your partner if you’re competing with someone)Gives yourself an idea...
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Our daily routines, our comfort zones, have completely changed since COVID-19 has reared its ugly face. It doesn’t matter what you did previously – healthcare worker, teacher, grocery store manager, fast food employee, etc., your “normal” has been flipped upside down. With so much uncertainty, it can create behaviors that we aren’t exactly thrilled with. This can cause many people to fall into a rut. Once you are in a rut, it’s difficult to get out. Activities that used to be enjoyable don’t strike your fancy anymore or you feel like you don’t have time, it’s not safe, or it’s just not fun. This is when self-care comes into play. Mind over matter. The true challenge is changing your mindset from negative thoughts to positive. You literally have to take one step at a time and that first step will be the hardest. The first step might be a call...
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After completing multiple workouts, it is important to give your body a recovery day. Recovery can look different for each individual person and that’s okay. We have listed some suggestions below on what you can do to make the best of your non-training day. Foam Roll Foam rolling can be done before and after your workouts, but it is especially good on a rest day. This will help your body if you are feeling, tight, sore, and if you have any inflammation. You can foam roll almost anywhere that is sore/tight on your body (lower back, thighs, calves, etc.). This is a great tool that you should incorporate into your daily routines. Stretching Again, you should stretch before and after your workouts, as well as, on your recovery days. It’s very important you stretch out your body, even when you are not sore. This also helps with mobility. Luckily, at...
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Nutrition is key when it comes to losing weight, getting leaner, and feeling better about yourself. Meal prepping is the way to take charge of your nutrition, it is SO important. There are many ways to make meal prepping easier for you. Plan When meal prepping, you have to plan! You need to figure out what proteins, carbs, veggies, and fat you would like to eat and appropriate measurements. The best way to do this is to keep it simple. Pick one or two of each and eat them for the whole week. For example, chicken and ground turkey for protein, broccoli and green beans for vegetables, rice and sweet potatoes for carbs, and peanut butter and guacamole for fats. Once you have those picked, then cook in bulk (instant pot will be your best friend) and measure out your food. Tools to help with prepping Instant pot – can...
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