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Prep, Strategy and Recovery for CrossFit Open Workout 17.5 and Beef Protein Giveaway

Here it is, the last leg of the Crossfit Open... Workout 17.5! We've come a long way in these five weeks and ready to rock one final time.  If you didn't catch our posts from the last four weeks, we're doing this massive guide for each workout to help you dominate as much of the CrossFit Open as you're capable of. The whole team has been on non-stop since from the CrossFit 17.5 workout announcement to get all of this guide ready for you!  In this post, you’ll find all of our top tips for prep, strategy and recovery tips for the CrossFit Open 17.5 workout. We’ve also included all of this information into an easy to read PDF infographic that you...

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Prep, Strategy and Recovery for CrossFit Open Workout 17.4 (and GREENS Giveaway)

Past the mid way point, two dumbbell workouts and a heavy snatch ladder later, and here we are primed for the Crossfit Open Workout 17.4! No surprise that we have a repeat here of CrossFit 16.4. If you didn't catch our posts from the last three weeks, we're doing this massive guide for each workout to help you dominate as much of the CrossFit Open as you're capable of. The whole team has been on fire since after the CrossFit 17.4 workout announcement to get all of this guide ready for you!  In this post, you’ll find all of our prep, strategy and recovery tips for the CrossFit Open 17.4 workout. We’ve also formatted all of this information into an easy to...

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Prep, Strategy and Recovery for CrossFit Open Workout 17.3 (and PRE Giveaway)

Two weeks through and two dumbbell workouts later, and here we are ready for Crossfit Open 17.3!  If you didn't catch our posts from the last two weeks, we're doing these guide for each weekly workout to help you crush as much of the CrossFit Open as possible. The whole team has raced after the CrossFit 17.3 workout announcement to get all of this guide done for you!  In this post, you’ll find all of our prep, strategy and recovery tips for the CrossFit Open 17.3 workout. We’ve also compiled all of this information into an easy to read PDF infographic that you can take with you to the gym or use it on your phone. Just pop your information...

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Why Greens Powders Are NOT Created Equally

This is Part III in a four part series about greens powders and plant nutrition. Feel free to check out Part I: Why You Shouldn’t Take Fish Oil (and What Greens Powders Actually Do) and Part II: Should You Skip A Multivitamin? Our mantra at pureWOD is to create only products that don’t currently exist, that are whole food based, and will provide a great health benefit to the supporter. "But wait! There are plenty of other greens powders!” you may think. True! However, with all of the greens powders on the market, I couldn’t find ONE that I could recommend to my patients, athletes and followers confidently that would mimic what should be getting in real foods.  Time to...

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Should You Skip Multivitamins and Who Should Be Taking a Greens Powder?

This is Part II in a a four part series about greens powders and plant nutrition. Check out Part I: Why You Should Skip Fish Oil. General consensus is that if you want overall nutritional insurance in a supplement form, you should be taking a multivitamin. The truth is, when you take a multivitamin, you are getting many synthetic forms of nutrients and in amounts that do not represent whole foods. These different amounts of different nutrients typically don’t represent what you’d get in real foods and can actually end up being problematic.  For instance, if you take vitamin D in the wrong form, or without fat, you will have no effect and your body won’t absorb any of it. If...

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