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Navigating Through Menopause – by Deb Divers

Navigating through Menopause April 27, 2012 by Deb Divers, B.S. Nutrition | Edit My name is Deborah Divers.  I am a Fiancé, Mom, Auntie, Avid Crossfitter, Foodie and Nutritionist.   I have a passion for the science of nutrition, which began in college.  For 12 years,  I worked as a Registered Dietitian in the hospital. As my kids got older, I made the decision […]

Stop Being Full of Shit When You Celebrate Strong.

This is part II of “Strong is my Victory over the Skinny Word” rant. ** And another disclaimer at the bottom of the page*** I inhabit a community that celebrates getting and being strong. It’s a radical departure from inhabiting a world that idolizes eliminating oneself to the body size of Skinny. My Community proclaims […]

My Strong is My Victory over the Skinny Word

****** read this disclaimer below please ****** Growing up in a world of Skinny I reached puberty in the 70s.  The females who were hot, sexy, gorgeous and desired were Charlie’s Angels, Wonder Woman, later Kate Moss, Linda Evangelista and hundreds of actresses and supermodels who looked like heroine junkies. They were skinny. I, on […]

I’m starting a Whole 30/Eat Clean Challenge. How do I prepare?

You binged out on chocolate, cookies and pizza, again.  You’ve watched yourself sink into a crap hole and could not get out.  Somewhere in your sugar and carb fog, you heard the battle cry – 30 DAY CHALLENGE! We are starting on the first!  We are all doing it together! Yes, you said. I’m in.  […]

Calves are Cramping. Help!

This was posed on Facebook, in a group called “Eat Clean (No Crap!) Train Smart, Stay Awesome.  (join it!) “Calf cramps kept me up and screaming and writhing all night! I am drinking plenty of fluids, taking supplemental mag, eating avocado, the only thing I can pin it down to is perhaps a lack of […]

How do I scale a Workout?

Crafter John asked the questions: How do you scale a workout? I am heavy, and out of shape.  I don’t even know what I can do yet. Since I am trying to do CF at a globo with no support what is the best way to try to scale a WoD? More specific questions: If […]

How Much, How Often, and What?

Cheri Lila Govro asks these questions: The first question I would ask a WOD Guru; 1. How little exercise do I have to do to maintain my current level of fitness? 2. What are the most effective exercises for a full body workout? 3. If there is one thing that I could cut from my […]

RoadRunner

Setting: The Winter Open, held at Captain CrossFit, Prescott AZ. Feb 11 2012. It was the end of a long WOD at the end of a long, 3 WOD day. This WOD, our final, included 2, 4oo meter runs. Between those runs, we forced our legs to complete 5 sets of 5 Back Squats and […]

BagCheck! The Must Haves in any WOD bag.

Have a Question?  We have an opinion! Email your question to: Lifebeyondrx@gmail.com. This is a test post for a good cause.  While testing how to organize this site, an important question can be answered. What are the must-haves in any well stocked workout bag? My answer: 1. A Dremel.  Before you put in your Oly […]