CrossFit vs. a Regular Gym

CrossFit vs. a Regular Gym

At CrossFit LPF, we always have new clients asking … how is CrossFit different than a traditional gym? Great question. If you’re going to choose a place to work out at, lose weight, build muscle, learn new skills and movements, and join a community of...
Benefits of CrossFit Training

Benefits of CrossFit Training

What are the benefits of CrossFit training? We get asked that a lot. But first, let’s start at the beginning … What is CrossFit training? CrossFit is a fitness program that combines cardio, body weight exercises, gymnastics and weightlifting movements into a...
Training with Goals in Mind

Training with Goals in Mind

The factor that dictates what intensity we ultimately aim to work out at is a direct representation of our goal for that day.  Are we increasing the weight on the barbell because we’ve been focusing on strength building or because we want to have the heaviest load in...
What’s the Point?  Sports Acupuncture

What’s the Point? Sports Acupuncture

Acupuncture is one modality of Chinese Medicine where very fine disposable needles are  inserted into a person’s skin at specific points, or channels of energy called meridians. Often, an obstruction of flow can occur in these meridians as a result of physical...
The Secret Behind a Solid Warm-Up

The Secret Behind a Solid Warm-Up

We wait for 8 o’clock for the workout to be published on SugarWOD. We wait until the next day to get to the gym. We wait for the class before ours to finish to step out on to the floor. Then, in this moment, the waiting is over, and the time has finally come for us to...
Listen To Your Gut

Listen To Your Gut

When you think of reaching new PR’s at the gym you may focus on your mindset, nutrition, sleep habits and exactly how much caffeine you had that day. One thing you’re probably not thinking of is the gut microbiome. The gut is your gastrointestinal tract and it’s...