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How to “Count” Macros, And Why it Might Be Stupid…


Over the last three lessons, you have learned about the three macronutrients— fat, carbohydrate, and protein— their role in the body, and how much of each you need. Even armed with all this...

Protein Master Class| Learn the Best Protein Sources for CrossFit


To say, "Protein is the most important macronutrient" is like saying, "The heart is the most important organ." Without the other organs, the heart is useless. Without the other macronutrients, fat and...

Fats: Myths and Facts


Before carbs were being bashed by the media as poison, fat was the devil of the macronutrients— especially saturated fat. Today we will learn about how fat is used in the body, the role of fat as an...

Carbohydrates in the Body – Why are They So Important for Athletes?


Now that you know everything you need to know about protein, and how much of it to eat, it’s time to figure out how much carbohydrate you should eat per day for CrossFit, weightlifting, and...