Coach Kathleen on Minerals!

Minerals This week we wrapping up the basics of nutrients with our last micronutrient: minerals! Minerals are another nutrient that we cannot produce in the body, so we must obtain it from our foods. Minerals are the human version of “spark plugs”. They are...

Fit For Life Challenge

CrossFit TILT 2019 Fit For Life Challenge! When: Monday March 3- Monday April 1 Cost: $20 (cash or check) The Winner: At the end of the challenge, the top performer will be selected based on: 1. Scoring:  Points from daily log 2. Performance gains (baseline workout)...

Coach Kathleen on Vitamins!

Vitamins Vitamins are essential micronutrients that we need to survive and thrive! When we think of vitamins, a picture of some CVS or GNC-type bottles probably comes to mind. This week we are going to discuss what roles vitamins play in the body and where to source...

Protein with Coach Kathleen!

Protein Superbowl Sunday just seems like a great time to talk about protein! Let’s list what Tom Brady eats and we can go from there… just kidding! We all need a certain amount of protein to support our body mass and help us build muscles, tissues, organs, nerves and...

Coach Kathleen on Carbs!

Carbohydrates Did someone say, CARBS?! Carbohydrates provide a quick source of fuel for the brain and muscles in the form of glucose. Fiber in carbohydrates also serves as fuel for our microbiome and helps us eliminate waste. When combined with protein and fat, carbs...

Fat by Coach Kathleen

Let’s kick-off this week by setting the record straight: fat doesn’t make us fat! Fat is one of the most wrongly maligned nutrients and is crucial for numerous functions in the body. In 1980 the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) urged Americans to eat less fat and...