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Monthly Archives: April 2015

3 Ways to Achieve Your Best On Game Day

  • By FusionAdmin
  • Published April 24, 2015
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runningMost athletes go into every race or game with the goal of winning. I know I do, and I know my athletes do. At Fusion we prepare our athletes to do their Personal Best (PB) or to achieve a Personal Record (PR) not only by enhancing their physical skills but by also giving them that mental edge of competitiveness.

I find that the moments when I was not able to achieve my best was often when I came unprepared. Every aspect of your being contributes to your results. One’s body needs to be strong, flexible and ready for the rigors of competition. The athletic mind should be devoid of any negativity that can be triggered with not being properly conditioned. Therefore, all aspects of training directly contribute to the individual’s – and the team’s — success.  Sleep, nutrition, mental focus and a training regimen are all critical to achieve one’s best performance. Continue reading…

What is the WOD?

  • By FusionAdmin
  • Published April 9, 2015
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3 Common CrossFit Injuries

Chances are you’ve never heard of the WOD. Don’t worry; you’re not alone. It’s an in-the-know secret handshake sort of acronym that devotees of CrossFit dream about. Workout of the Day = WOD. Much about CrossFit feels cult-ish to those of us who prefer a different form of conditioning and strength-training workout, but to the exercise regime’s followers, CrossFit provides structure, discipline and a competitive spirit found most commonly in the pro and college team training rooms. This do-as-many-reps-as-you-can atmosphere is both addictive and, unfortunately, injury inducing. Here are some of the common overuse strains and inflammations we see at Fusion: Continue reading…