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20 Feb In the Open

The 2019 Reebok CrossFit Games Open is the largest fitness competition on Earth. Live in North Tyneside?  Fancy being part of the Open? You can pop down to CrossFit More, Whitley Bay your local CrossFit Affiliate! The workouts are being performed in Class and fully supported by the gym community. Not only are you able to compete against other members of the gym, your scores are compared against other Athletes from all around the world The open is “Where grassroots meets greatness: Compete with hundreds of thousands of athletes in CrossFit's largest all-inclusive...

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15 Jan The Age of Fitness

Often age is a determining factor is one’s ability or self belief to do things. This is probably more to do with physicality. Regardless of age undertaking fitness training helps provide people with increased work capacity. This increase in work capacity positively impacts upon people’s daily lives, for example being able to lift up a grandchild, all the way through to the competitive arena of the CrossFit Games https://games.crossfit.com/ Employment now days is often less physical than it was in the past, meaning that increasingly people are spending their working lives...

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12 Mar CrossFit Kids

CrossFit Kids – COMING SUMMER 2018 CrossFit More is delighted to announce as of Summer 2018 we will be running CrossFit Kids classes in our excellent CrossFit facility in Whitley Bay. Constant news items in the media are related to health and wellness. CrossFit Kids helps to promote fitness in both children and teenagers. “CrossFit Kids emphasizes good movement throughout childhood and adolescence. Consistently good mechanics translates to physical literacy, enhanced sports performance and fewer sports injuries for kids. Not only that, a vast body of research indicates that exercise is beneficial to...

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03 Nov More Concepts

Often seen as one of the best types of metabolic conditioning equipment on the market, the Concept 2 Rower is a staple of any CrossFit Gym. The Concept 2 rower is used by competitive rowers, CrossFitters and fitness enthusiasts. In its own right it delivers an effective cardiovascular workout which will increase your fitness level and tone your physique.   Rowing is regarded as low impact and helps promote great joint health through the wide range of motion rowing requires. Helping with the functional fitness movements which are an important part of...

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25 Oct Free Time!

Every year the clocks go back in October and forward in March to mark the beginning and end of British summertime. The clocks will go back on 29th October 2017 and this marks the end of British Summer Time. At 2am on Sunday 29th October 2017 to be precise, you are able to claim those 60 minutes of time back! With this free hour you have time to reflect on how you can positively change your life. This can be your first step on your way to wellness. Well being can be a...

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25 Aug Handy

Are you taking good care of your hands? If you are into your fitness it is likely you had have the shoes, clothes, accessories and even the sweat band, however if you are not taking care of your hands you are arguably neglecting a fundamental need. This need is comfort, if you are not comfortable on the bar, floor or rings you will not be able to optimise your performance. Tearing your hands should NOT be an option and there are various ways to protect yourself. Taking care of your hands correctly...

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17 Jul Sleeping hardware

As part of our sleeping series we are looking at the hardware of sleeping. The hardware of sleeping is of course the bed and associated bedding. This is all too often over looked and not fully appreciated. People will often buy expensive clothes, shoes and other items, however deem beds as an expensive purchase. Assuming you sleep for 7 to 8 hours a night - 29% to 33% of your day is spent in bed. Getting a good night’s sleep is essential to physical and mental well being so choosing...

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11 Jul BLUE Light

As mentioned in an earlier article “Sleepy” the exposure to blue light may make people lose valuable sleep. Blue light is emitted by smart phones, lap tops, tablets, computers and a plethora of other electronic devices. Darkness is the natural prompt to let people know that it is time for sleep; however exposure to bright screens for hours is disrupting the natural pattern. Research indicates that blue light effectively tells the brain that it is not time to sleep. It is believed that there is nothing wrong with blue light for most...

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07 Jul Sleepy?

Are you getting enough sleep? There are many effects associated with a lack of sleep, which also can impact on your physical health. It is believed that one out of three suffer from poor sleep, this can often be blamed on modern stressful life styles. Increased financial pressures, work pressures, use of social media devices emitting “blue light” are amongst some of the common factors. Regular poor sleep can shorten your life expectancy as well as putting you at risk from serious medical conditions. A solid night’s sleep is fundamentally important...

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01 Jun Plastic not so fantastic

Sea pollution is any rubbish that ends up in the water that affects anything that lives there. This could be sewage, chemicals, litter and plastic. Litter and plastic are often the more obvious pollution as these are highly visual. Reports note that in the last 10 years the amount of litter around the UK coastline has doubled. One of the biggest problems is plastic. Some figures note that the UK uses circa 5 million tons of plastic. Recent legislation imposing charges for plastic bags have seen a reduction in consumption and...

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