What training gear is needed for CrossFit?

Do you get a bit confused what training gear is needed for Crossfit? and more importantly the right time to use it?

We will simplify and explain it what is needed and when is the appropriate time to use it.

There is no reason to buy all the training gear and not know how to use and sometimes for some its not needed.

With some training gear it is best to start raw. Raw meaning no training gear and learn the fundamentals of the movement . When you have learnt the fundamentals and it has been perfected then implement the training gear into it.

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Smokey Shakshuka (baked eggs)

Smokey shakshuka (Serves 2)

Ingredients

  • 1/2 teaspoon loosely packed saffron

  • 1/2 cup (125ml) water

  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds

  • 3 teaspoon rice bran oil

  • 1 small brown onion (80g), sliced thinly

  • 2 clove garlic, crushed

  • 1 small red capsicum (150g), sliced thinly

  • 100 gram extra lean minced (ground) beef

  • 2 tablespoon coarsely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

  • 5 medium vine-ripened tomatoes (750g), chopped coarsely

  • 1/2 chipotle chilli in adobo sauce, chopped finely

  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika

  • 100 gram baby spinach leaves

  • 1 wholemeal pitta (85g), torn crossways

  • 2 small eggs

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Bianca Peppas
7 Fat Loss Myths Debunked

Everywhere you turn there’s another headline about how to lose weight and shave off fat. Many of these eye-catching headlines are myths, plain and simple. And if you’re not careful, they can suck you in and spit you out, without helping you lose any weight at all. 

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Jesse Humphrys
How to Stop Talking Yourself Out of a PR

Everyone has hit mental roadblocks when it comes to lifting, it’s completely normal. It all appears to be fine until you hit a certain number. All of a sudden the sweats and shakes kick in, you feel so nervous you find it hard to even concentrate. You go to pick up the bar and suddenly it’s like you’ve never touched a barbell before. Everything falls apart, your previously perfect technique becomes very questionable.

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Benefits of Training Partners

Training partners can be invaluable. Whether they’re pushing you to stay accountable with your training, motivating you to achieve your best, or simply helping the time pass faster, they can help you get the most out of your gym time.

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Jesse Humphrys
Road to RX: How to Properly Scale Your Workouts

Scaling your workouts in CrossFit is the key to getting long-term, sustainable results. Our goal is to get you stronger, but it is also to keep you training with us for years to come. The proper scaling will ensure that you make progress without injury, and will eventually set you apart from other CrossFitters.

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Jesse Humphrys
3 reasons to track your heart rate

We recommend heart rate training to anyone looking to improve their fitness — whether they’re a competitive athlete or just starting their fitness journey. Here’s why you should track your heart rate and use an activity tracker every time you hit the gym.

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Jesse Humphrys
Why Your Kids Should Join Our Proficient Kids Program

Kids and teens are not getting as much physical activity at school as they used to, which can contribute to trouble focusing on academics and poor retention of that schoolwork. There is a growing body of evidence which suggests that following rigorous exercise, focus, understanding and retention of academic subjects increase.

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Jesse Humphrys
Undo the Weekend (48 hour recovery)

What a weekend that was! You went out, you ate and drank and had a blast! And now the fun is over and the consequences are setting in…you feel terrible. You woke up with a headache, an overall feeling of bloating and a sluggishness that you can’t shake.

It’s time to undo the damage brought on from that epic weekend. Here’s how…

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Jesse Humphrys