April Spotlight Athlete: Sarah Ray
Name: Sarah Ray Age: 52 Occupation: Family and all that entails Which class do you usually attend? The best! 9:30 Favorite WOD: Anything that does not include the bike! On a strong day, a good mix of running, box jumps, burpees, russian twists. Favorite Lift: Back…
Tuesday Tip: What if I am eating out?
What if I am eating out? Most restaurant foods are packed with sodium and added fats. Not to mention the oversized portions. PRO TIP: Order a side of vegetables, ask to substitute a side of fries for a salad with the dressing on the side, and don’t be afraid to…
CrossFit Aestus Spotlight Athlete: Thomas Gast
Name: Charles Thomas Gast Age: 27 Occupation: Engineer at AWNC Which class do you usually attend? I usually attend night classes either 6:30 or 7:30. Based upon my schedule those work for me best. Favorite WOD: There are so many of them, but the one that hits home for me…
My Fitness Pal Just Got Even Easier!
Did YOU Know? If you like eating the same things every day, all you need to do is swipe right to add your usual breakfast!
Post Workout Recovery
You have a 30 minute window after your workout for optimal recovery. Ideally 20-25g of whey protein with a carbohydrate such coconut water or almond milk is best. Make sure to check the nutrition label to make sure it is not packed with artificial sweeteners
4:30 Class Added!
CFA will now have CrossFit available at 4:30 pm! Check out our new, updated schedule here: https://crossfitaestus.com/schedule/
Healthy Fats to Enhance Your Recipes
Healthy Fats to Enhance Your Recipes Everyone NEEDS fat! Inadequate fat intake can lead to lean muscle tissue breakdown, muscle fatigue, accumulation of fatty tissue, lack of energy, and poor athletic performance. Try adding these healthy sources of fat to your favorite dishes: chia seeds, pumpkin seeds, hemp seeds,…