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The last time I wrote a blog was in lockdown 2020 and here we are again. This time a whole lot more prepared. Usually I preach a ‘focus on the positives’ kinda mindset but today I want you to dig deep and find the worst case COVID lockdown scenario. What would be the worst case for you? Another week? Month? What if the lockdown was pushed out for another year? *I know gym owners overseas who were in lockdown for almost 18 months and came out strong and swinging the other side. I know it’s gross to think about but...
#WomensHealthWeek A great place to start our mission of education through women's health week is first to discuss what health actually means and what it means to you. If you Google Health, the definition states; 'the state of being free from illness or injury.' We know, as CrossFitters, that health is WAY more than that. It is much more than purely the absence of disease, and much more than either healthy or not-healthy. We like to think of it as a continuum: sickness, wellness and fitness, with fitness being our end goal. Therefore health, as defined by CrossFit, has a...
By Candice Lamb I don’t think I’m alone in saying that the last few weeks (or has it been years!?) hasn't done my mental health any favours. There is so much unknown and uncertainty in the world, and even though I am amongst the luckiest who is able to keep working (albeit a little differently at the moment) I have still really struggled. I NEED to understand things, and my reading and searching sent me right back to a theory I learnt way back in my Uni days which made all of my feelings make sense. Maslow's Hierachy of Needs. ...
Who can relate to THAT life? 😅👆🏽 Whilst a handful of people do have more time on their hands during this global pandemic, a lot of others have become increasingly busy. I know a few Mum's who are currently balancing home-schooling their children, keeping up with the housework PLUS work full/part-time. It’s no surprise that when it comes to our eating and nutrition, we look for food that fit under the EASY, QUICK and where possible, HEALTHY umbrella. I’ve offered three recipes below that tick these boxes (tried and tested by yours truly - and I’m by no means a...
After viewing the amount of stressed home-schooling social media updates over the past couple of days, I thought now more than ever is the perfect time to lean on and learn from the Teachers within our community. A massive thank you to Ash & Jen, for their contribution to this one. I hope this helps any parent struggling or feeling a little stressed about being a school teacher right now. *Spoiler alert, you’re not a School Teacher, and you're not expected to be. Advice to parents home-schooling their child/children right now. By Ash Woods Ensure you have set...
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