Crossfit Northlake West
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The West Sides First CrossFit Gym

CrossFit Northlake West may be the newest Charlotte gym, but it already has a history and well established roots in the fitness community.  Its owners, Jason and Amy Bright, have led physically active lives. Amy was the youngest of three

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Health

Quit Mowing the Lawn while the House is on FIRE

As a nutrition coach, I am constantly bombarded with questions about supplements, powders, goos, sports drinks, fad diets etc. The cold hard truth I seem to be delivering a lot lately is that we need to change our focus. The

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Food & Drink

What in the World is “Keto?

I’m sure many of you have heard the buzz words “keto diet” here recently as one of the latest weight loss trends. From Kim Kardashian to Tim Tebo to Katie Couric, many American celebrities are endorsing this style of eating

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Read & Watch

Are You A Conscious Speaker And Listener?

Have you heard of the 19th c. Hungarian physician, Dr. Ignaz Semmelweis? Probably not, right!? Let me tell you an incredible story about this compassionate and brave “savior of mothers” whose life experience teaches important lessons, and whose legacy deserves

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Fitness

Are You Breathing Right for Performance?

Did you know you can improve your health and fitness simply by learning to breathe correctly? Breathing correctly will optimize oxygenation to your muscles and internal organs, and help you: Lower your blood pressure Reduce stress and anxiety by lowering

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getting down to the core
Fitness

Getting Down To The Core

The core’s (your body’s mid section) main functions are to stabilize the trunk of the body and to help transfer force from the lower to the upper body. Training the core for these proper functions are different than training to

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5 fitness habits you should reconsider
Fitness

5 Fitness Habits You Should Reconsider

When it comes to creating a sustainable, healthy lifestyle, your habits can literally make or break you. Setting good habits from the start can save you a lot of frustration and wasted time down the road. In the next three

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training tips for new runners
Fitness

Training Tips for New Runners

If you’re new to running and are preparing for a race, training can seem daunting. You’ve got to follow a plan, stick to it and overcome mental barriers to accomplish your goals. Top fitness advocates, all of which have run a

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Featured

5 Benefits of Training with Kettlebells

We all know that I love kettlebells, and yes I am that dude in the gym that is doing endless rounds of clean and jerks and snatches. I can go on all day talking about how great kettlebells are, and

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