Monthly Archives: April 2015

I FINISHED THE WHOLE30! Now what?

Congratulations! Your Whole30 program is over, and you’ve made some incredible gains. But don’t waste the last 30 days! What you do in the days immediately following your program are critical to the level of awareness we want you to … Continue reading

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May Challenge!

ODD DAYS in May: 50 push-ups EVEN DAYS in May: 100 double unders (or 3 minutes of DU practice) Don’t have double unders yet? Then this challenge is for YOU! We want May to be the month where consistent practice pays … Continue reading

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10 TIPS FOR THE FEMALE CROSSFITTER

By BoxLife Team May 14, 2014 Over 10 million humans on our precious planet Earth now practice some form of CrossFit. Of those 10 million, the majority (an estimated 60%) are women. This article is geared specifically for them. Here … Continue reading

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Whole30 results on performance

WHOLE30/MEBB STUDY: CROSSFIT POTENTIAL AND CROSSFIT ORILLIA A few months ago, we received an email from James Gordon, of CrossFit Orillia and CrossFit Potential Barrie.  James was about to launch a 30 day study within the two gyms, testing the … Continue reading

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7 REASONS YOUTH ATHLETES NEED TO STRENGTH TRAIN

Cassie Dionne Contributor – Physical Therapy Young athletes are sustaining injuries they never should because we are not properly preparing them for the sport they are playing at the intensity they are asked to.     The answer to the … Continue reading

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WHOLE30 BUSINESS TRAVEL 101 

Whether you are doing the Whole30 or not, these are great tips for eating healthy while traveling. From Dallas Hartwig and Melissa Hartwig, co-founders of the Whole30 program and New York Times bestselling authors of It Starts With Food  The Whole30 Book Tour … Continue reading

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Why no grains?

Our general nutritional recommendations don’t include grains of any kind—no breads, cereals, pasta, rice, not even gluten-free grains or pseudo-cereal. No, not even whole grains.* While grains are technically seeds of plants in the grass family, for our purposes we’re going … Continue reading

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Are you “undoing” your healthy eating with unhealthy drinking?

Consumption of alcohol provokes an unhealthy psychological response by reducing inhibitions—thus making it all the easier to make poor food choices when under the influence of even small amounts of alcohol. Furthermore, the effects on the brain carry over until … Continue reading

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Beans: maybe NOT the magical fruit…

Legumes Legumes are a botanical family of plants that include dozens of varieties of beans, lentils, garbanzos, peas, soybeans, and peanuts. (Note, the coffee, cocoa, and vanilla “beans” are not, botanically speaking, legumes, and thus are excluded from this particular … Continue reading

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What’s wrong with dairy?

THE DAIRY MANIFESTO Based on the science as we understand it today, and our vast clinical experience with the tens of thousands of people who have completed our Whole30 program, we make some general recommendations as to which food groups may … Continue reading

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