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  • When you first start Weightlifting or CrossFit, it is the best thing in the world. You instantly fall in love with the rapid progress that you make week in week out. You're on cloud 9 and can't believe you didn't start sooner. However, as anybody who has made it past this first 6-12 week period k... View Post
  • When you are looking for the best whey protein powder you need to consider a few things as the best whey protein powder for you can vary depending on your goal and budget. At ICON Nutrition we keep things simple. No crazy amount of different proteins to choose from, just 3 simple versions which o... View Post
  • On a scale from one to ten, how important would you say recovery is? Maybe four or five? Six or seven if you feel generous, right? But do you know what? Recovery scores an easy ten in the importance category. Without it, no amount of good training or eating well will help you see the results you ... View Post
  • Cinnamon Whey Protein Breakfast Smoothie

    INGREDIENTS   1 Scoop of our best whey protein flavour Cinnamon Vanilla Swirl powder 1 tsp Honey 300ml Almond milk 1/2 tsp Vanilla extract 1 tbsp Organic Peanut butter 1/4 cup Instant oats Sprinkle desiccated Coconut Half a Banana   METHOD Throw all ingredients into a blender. Blend until... View Post
  • Milk thistle tablets are used as a natural remedy to promote liver health, scavenge damaging free radicals, and treat several health conditions. They are made up of extract of milk thistle herb that people have been using for more than 2,000 years for its remedial effects. The key ingredient in m... View Post
  • 3-Day Full Body Routine To Gain Muscle And Strength Full body training is simple in concept - you train your entire body in one workout. But what makes a good full-body workout routine? There are quite a few variables that determine the effectiveness of a full-body routine. For example ... the ... View Post
  • Working on your weak points, chasing the most efficient technique, and sprinting in the last 2 minutes of the AMRAP will help you get better results on your next WOD. However, in addition to working harder, you can add several tricks to your daily routine and enjoy performance improvements withou... View Post
  • If you have tried and loved the original CrossFit Girl benchmark workouts... Fran, Grace, Angie etc then you will be as excited as we are to hear CrossFit have added 7 new official CrossFit Girl benchmark workouts to the ranks. New CrossFit Girls Workouts, what's the big deal? Well the original C... View Post