How to Recover During the CrossFit Open
Written by Brendan Bergson of NormaTec Recovery Systems

Like a virtual CrossFit Games, the Open is both a competition and a community, and at the end of the day, your biggest competition is always yourself. Every Thursday, when the new workouts come out, we all find ourselves simultaneously frightened and inspired. The Open is serious, but it is also a lot of fun. Luckily one of the things that sets CrossFit apart is the incredible support that we all get from each other. You are never alone reaching your goals,

How to Recover During the CrossFit Open
Written by Brendan Bergson of NormaTec Recovery Systems

Like a virtual CrossFit Games, the Open is both a competition and a community, and at the end of the day, your biggest competition is always yourself. Every Thursday, when the new workouts come out, we all find ourselves simultaneously frightened and inspired. The Open is serious, but it is also a lot of fun. Luckily one of the things that sets CrossFit apart is the incredible support that we all get from each other. You are never alone reaching your goals,

4 Ways Yoga Aids in Active Recovery
Written by Michele Vieux with Invictus Member Sheila Higgins

Yoga practices can have many different foci including mobility, flexibility, stability, breathing, developing awareness and sense of presence, mind-body awareness, and more. But probably more importantly for CrossFit athletes during this time of year – the focus on yoga for active recovery is essential for helping muscles recuperate and giving the central nervous system time to downregulate, allowing them to perform again – either in repeating this week’s Open workout or to prepare to hit it again hard when next week’s is announced.

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Removes CBD From 2018 List of Prohibited Substances
Written by Calvin Sun

Cannabidiol, more commonly referred to as CBD, is the non-psychoactive, pain-relieving cannabinoid found in cannabis. In addition to pain relief, CBD offers a variety of other health benefits including reducing inflammation, anti-cancer properties, as well as neuroprotective benefits for athletes who may be prone to traumatic brain injury such as football players and MMA fighters.

Many athletes across a variety of sports have been unable to use CBD because the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) currently has listed it as a prohibited substance.

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Removes CBD From 2018 List of Prohibited Substances
Written by Calvin Sun

Cannabidiol, more commonly referred to as CBD, is the non-psychoactive, pain-relieving cannabinoid found in cannabis. In addition to pain relief, CBD offers a variety of other health benefits including reducing inflammation, anti-cancer properties, as well as neuroprotective benefits for athletes who may be prone to traumatic brain injury such as football players and MMA fighters.

Many athletes across a variety of sports have been unable to use CBD because the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) currently has listed it as a prohibited substance.