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275kg Deadlift and 58!

I was pretty fortunate to spend some time with Vince Simonetta this weekend. Vince is the owner of CrossFit Mildura. As a trainer and coach, you often hear people blame their age as a reason for their declining fitness, and strength At 58, Vince currently holds...

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Stop using your Age as an excuse – it’s just a number!

Big shout out to our Master's crew for completing the Master League competition on the weekend - I know I tease you about being old, but to be honest, you're a daily inspiration to me! There's a bit of a stigma in our society that 'aging' is a bad thing, and that as...

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Knowledge Bombs with Darren Ellis (from CrossFit NZ)

🥋He's been called the Mr Miyagi of New Zealand CrossFit🥋 💪He's been to the CrossFit Games as an athlete💪 🍎🍎And.... he's the Nutrition Coach for the Training Plan (you know the one that coaches Annie Thorisdottir) 🍌🍌 When Daz drops knowledge bombs - it's important that...

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Happy Mothers Day

Happy Mothers Day to all the Super Mothers out there! Special mention to my very own mother who recently walk / ran her first 10km. Mum started her fitness journey 12 months ago when she started her low carb high fat diet. Her next step was to stalk walk - this...

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🕵️Mother Cheongy’s Top Secret Tofu Recipe🕵️

Convinced my mum to share her 'secret' tofu recipe with you guys! Super proud of my mum, she's lost 10kg in the last 12 months and participated in her first 10km! Was there a CRAZY secret.... Not really She listened to my advice, ate when she hungry, fueled for her...

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Re-energise your goals

If you’re like most people, about 3 months ago you set yourself some resolutions for 2018. You probably told yourself, that this year would be different – you’re older and you’re wiser! How is that going for you? If you’re like 92% of the world (according...

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Break the Food Chain

Have you ever overeaten and then wondered what the heck happened? It seemed like that bag of cookies blindsided you and drove off, leaving you in a pile of crumbs, mumbling Did anyone catch the license plate of that sugar truck? Sure, we’ve all been there....

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Awareness

Want to make more money – track your savings! Want to be smarter – take note of what you’re learning! Want to improve your fitness – track it! The truth is, you can still save money, get smarter, and improve your fitness without tracking, but it makes it a WHOLE lot...

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Re-Energise Your Goals

If you’re like most people, about 3 months ago you set yourself some resolutions for 2018. You probably told yourself, that this year would be different – you’re older and you’re wiser! How is that going for you? If you’re like 92% of the world (according to...

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Hate Cardio?

Do you think about your breathing during your training? This week we had 16.1 – A 20 Minute AMRAP of Lunges, Burpees, Lunges, and Pull Ups! When many people think about CrossFit – they often think about workouts that require you to work as HARD as you can! However  an...

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High Intensity Chillaxing

Yesterday we made a post about training for Performance. Improving your performance in the gym will ultimately lead to helping many of you achieve your goals… HOWEVER Pushing harder, sweating more, doing more isn’t always the answer. – while training and nutrition...

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Fatigue Trivia

Welcome to the inaugural game of Fatigue Trivia! Where we combine the best of Functional Fitness,  Trivia, and Craft Beers  - What could go wrong? This is going to be a fun team event to bring together the Functional U Communities. The winning team will win themselves...

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You think that’s Air you’re Breathing?

It's Deload Week!!!! ​​ Don't go heavy, be kind to your bodies, and high five the legends around you! We've got 1RM's the following week! This week on the weekly show, we're going to be talking about breathing. We all take breathing for granted, but did you know that...

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9th October – The Weekly Show

Hope you're looking forward to another week of training. Before we get into the update for what's coming up for the week, I wanted to share with you a book that I've been reading. The Obstacle is the Way. It's a great book for helping you...

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CrossFit 2017 Team Series

From Thursday September 21st, through to Tuesday October 2nd CrossFit Headquarters will be releasing workouts for the Global CrossFit Community to participate in. This year the workouts will be done in Pairs! Pairs can be made up of two males, two females, or a mixed...

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3 Winter hacks to keep you training and crushing your Goals!

You've heard the saying, Summer Bodies are made in Winter! This slogan is usually paired with a very attractive fitness model running through the snow. Unfortunately in reality, while our MINDS knows that winter is a time to train, our hormones, and lifestyles are...

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July Member of the Month – Riss

You know someone is going to be an awesome CrossFitter when they arrive early, and leave late. Riss was an easy choice for this months member of the month, she arrives early to every class to work on her weaknesses, and she's been on point with her nutrition lately!...

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