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.

12 Banned Substances Every Athlete Needs To Know About Before Competing
Written by C.J. Martin

“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.” – Warren Buffett

Since 2009 I have had the opportunity to work with some of the finest and most accomplished CrossFit athletes in the world. I have coached an individual champion, two other individual podium finishers, and our team has won the CrossFit Games. My coaches and I have helped more than 40 individuals achieve their goal of competing as individuals at the CrossFit Games,

How To Stop A Cold Dead In Its Tracks
Written by Calvin Sun
(Originally Published February 28, 2017)

You know the usual symptoms: that tickle in the back of your throat, that first sniffle of the nose, or maybe your joints start to feel a little achy and you suddenly feel tired for no reason. You feel a cold coming on and you have no idea how to stop it. Most of my clients are either busy professionals or competitive athletes, and both groups are composed of high-performers who can’t afford to get sick.

How To Stop A Cold Dead In Its Tracks
Written by Calvin Sun
(Originally Published February 28, 2017)

You know the usual symptoms: that tickle in the back of your throat, that first sniffle of the nose, or maybe your joints start to feel a little achy and you suddenly feel tired for no reason. You feel a cold coming on and you have no idea how to stop it. Most of my clients are either busy professionals or competitive athletes, and both groups are composed of high-performers who can’t afford to get sick.

What Does Discipline Look Like?
Written by Calvin Sun

Most of us can agree that discipline is one of the most important virtues we can develop in our pursuit of self-improvement. Without the ability to exercise self-control and will ourselves to get the important things done, it’s nearly impossible for us to see the kind of progress and results we really want in our lives.

Simply put, self-discipline is your ability to get yourself to do what’s necessary even when you don’t feel like doing it.

One of the misconceptions I have noticed within the fitness community is regarding this idea of self-discipline.