Crossfit Charlotte-Blog

Aug
29
Louise: Single Handedly, What's your accuse?
By Andy Hendel






Louise Hawkins wasn't really aware that she was different as a child. Hawkins' mother, Joy Glover, says, "If she's going to achieve something, she will do it...




Apr
20
Mom Wins Obesity and Diabetes Battle
By Andy Hendel



Mom Wins Obesity and Diabetes Battle





Liz Cromwell always puts her family first: She's currently caring for her eight children as well as her husband, who suffers from spinal stenosis. After a pa...




Apr
12
This 51-year-old won’t let coronavirus derail her CrossFit goals
By Andy Hendel

Sports may be at a standstill, but there's still no stopping dentist-turned-fitness enthusiast Jen Yalung















FOCUSED. Dr Jen Yalung continues to train for a Melbourne competition. Contributed photo


FOCUSED. Dr Jen Yalung continues to train for a Melbourne competition. Contributed photo


MANILA, Philippines – The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the day-to-day lives of people in all walks of life, with terms like “self-isolation” and “social distancing” heard on a regular basis – not to mention the reminder on frequent handwashing.


However, this is not the case when it comes to Dr Jen Yalung, a 51-year-old who’s into CrossFit – a fitness regimen that aims to build strength and conditioning through varied workouts.


Yalung continues to prepare...


Feb
22
Is CrossFit as Dangerous as You Think? Here’s What You Probably Don’t Know
By Andy Hendel










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For the past decade, CrossFit has been a major player in the fitness industry (and it’s not showing any sign of slowing down). Part spectator sport, part daily gym routine—and total physical feat—this workout has often been the subject of stories with the words ‘injury risk’ in bold letters. Despite the warning, we’ve remained transfixed by the CrossFit Games (which still offer hefty prize purses to those who dominate the circuit) and the sport is top of mind for those searching for their new fitness resolution. With the surge in interest for the new decade, we are revisiting what CrossFit is—and isn’t—to clear up some myth...


May
23
Memorial Day Weekend
By Andy Hendel


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Hi everyone.


Are we winning the week? Some changes to the holiday weekend schedule.


Friday: 5:30, 9:00, 11:45 AM 3:30 and 5:00 PM. No 6:00 PM class!


Saturday: 9:00 AM 'Suffer on Saturday' 10-12 PM Open Gym (Coach A helping weaknesses, new)


Sunday: 10-12 PM Open gym


Monday: 9:00 AM only! "Murph" Full "Murph" or 1/2 "Murph" Run 1 mile, 100 pull-ups, 200 push-ups, 300 squats, run 1 mile. Partition reps any way you want.


***Hybrid AF 24/7 all access available*** ​​​​​​​Win The Week!!




Apr
03
Hybrid AF 24/7 All Access
By Andy Hendel


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Charlotte's first 24/7 all access CrossFit. Contact CrossFit Charlotte for more details





Apr
01
How the Food You Eat Affects Your Brain

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When it comes to what you bite, chew and swallow, your choices have a direct and long-lasting effect on the most powerful organ in your body: your brain. So which foods cause you to feel so tired after lunch? Or so restless at night? Mia Nacamulli takes you into the brain to find out.

Lesson by Mia Nacamulli, animation by Private Island.


Mar
26
Green With Happiness: Meet the Jolly Green Lady of Brooklyn

Everything in Elizabeth Sweetheart’s life is green. From her bright green hair, to her self-dyed green overalls, the New York City artist has earned her moniker, “the Green Lady.” Elizabeth was inspired to wear green after an emotional trip to Florida with her father. Today, she continues to uphold the tradition because of the joy it brings those around her.

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