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February 5, 2017

Eat Clean, Train Dirty (Part 4): 5 Benefits of Eating Salmon

Salmon is often described as a superfood, but why? Here are 5 health benefits of salmon. Full of “Good Fat”: Salmon is rich in long-chain omega-3 fatty acids, which have been shown to reduce inflammation, lower blood pressure and decrease risk factors for disease. Great Source of Protein: Salmon provides 22–25 grams of protein per 3.5-ounce serving. Protein helps your body heal, protects your bones and prevents muscle loss. Helps You Lose Weight & Keep it off: Consuming salmon may help you control your weight by reducing appetite, boosting metabolic rate, increasing insulin sensitivity and decreasing belly fat. May Improve Brain Health: Frequent salmon consumption […]
January 31, 2017

Eat Clean, Train Dirty (Part 3): Snack Time

While trying to eat healthier, you should not be hungry. Choosing healthy snacks throughout the day can help you fight hunger and keep you fueled up. Additionally, having healthy snacks on hand can keep you from making unhealthy food choices. Here are some healthy snack ideas and how they can help keep you fueled and satisfied. Lenny & Larry’s Cookies: These delicious cookies contain a significant amount of protein and they are vegan, non-GMO and contain no trans fat or artificial sweeteners. They come in a variety of flavors, which will keep snack time interesting. These are one of our […]
January 5, 2017

January Athlete of the Month: Joe Solito

We’re excited to announce that our January Athlete of the Month is Joe Solito. Since joining CrossFit Aesthetics, Joe has improved his flexibility and strength. Joe always comes to class with a positive attitude and has dubbed himself CrossFit Aesthetics’ Chief Efficiency Officer. He is always trying to find ways to complete the WODs and rack his weights in the most efficient way possible. When did you join CrossFit Aesthetics? October 2016 Where did you grow up? Destrehan, LA What do you do when you are not at CrossFit Aesthetics? Visiting live music venues, cooking, volunteering at the SPCA, playing video games and […]
December 29, 2016

New Year, New Me (Part 4 of 4): Reward Yourself

The final installment of our New Year, New Me series is here. Let’s discuss setting up a personal rewards systems to keep you motivated. We are more likely to follow through with our goals if we are rewarded. Unfortunately, health and fitness rewards take time. Here are some ways you can reward yourself in the short term and long term. Be sure to write out your reward system to serve as additional motivation and incentive. Reward Your Diligence: The day you join a group fitness program, don’t go out and buy the trendiest workout clothes. Instead, reward yourself with some new […]
February 26, 2020

Not Max

CrossFit Aesthetics – CrossFit View Public Whiteboard Metcon (AMRAP – Rounds) 5min AMRAP -7 WallBall (20/14) -75ft Lunges Metcon (AMRAP – Rounds) 7min AMRAP -10 Deadlifts (95/65) -100 Mountain Climbers
February 25, 2020

Front Row

CrossFit Aesthetics – CrossFit View Public Whiteboard P1: Front Squat (1×1) 5-5-3-3-1-1 Metcon (Time) *AFAP* -800m Row -10 HR Pushups -500m Row -20 HR Pushups -400m Row -30 HR Pushups -200m Row -40 HR Pushups
February 24, 2020

Boulder Shoulder

CrossFit Aesthetics – CrossFit View Public Whiteboard P1: Shoulder Press (1×1) 3-3-3-1-1-1 P2: Push Press (1×1) 3-3-3-1-1 P3: Push Jerk (1×1) 2-2-2-1-1 Battle of the Base (AMRAP – Rounds) 10min AMRAP -15 T2B -10 Hang Power Cleans (95/65)
February 23, 2020

To the Max

CrossFit Aesthetics – CrossFit View Public Whiteboard P1: Back Squat (1×1) Take 15mins to build to a backsquat 1RM Rep Scheme: 8 @ 50% 6 @ 60% 4 @ 70% 2 @ 80% 2 @ 90% 1 @ 100% 1 @101+ Helen (Time) 3 Rounds for time of: 400m Run 21 Kettlebell Swings, 53# / 35# 12 Pull-ups