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Tips for Working Out in a Mask

Tips for Working Out in a Mask

It's like the first day of school today and checking out what kind of mask and design everyone is wearing! It's fun to see each person's personality through their mask choice. Are you a disposable mask wearer? (We were until very recently.) Do you prefer a plain black...

Was it a GOOD Workout?

Was it a GOOD Workout?

The last few months have forced most of us to do workouts at home - either with the help of a Coach and programming, or through something found on-line. With all the options to sort through, it can be tough to find the right program (whether at home or in the gym) to...

Searching “CrossFit Gyms Near Me”

Searching “CrossFit Gyms Near Me”

You probably have heard about CrossFit recently through social media, co-workers, or even overheard some people talking about it in public. Maybe you have even heard some of your friends talking about it when they are out in public. There is a lot of things about...

Creating Healthy Habits

Creating Healthy Habits

Once you’ve found a great fitness program that is fun, safe, and effective, the next area to focus on is your ability to be consistent. Being consistent seems like a simple, almost boring, topic, but it is actually incredibly powerful. Consistency is also a result of...

Don’t Wait – Get STARTED!

Don’t Wait – Get STARTED!

Why do people wait until something big happens to them before they decide to make the changes they already know they need to make? We’ve had the opportunity to meet with thousands of people over the 6 plus years Recursive has been around. We’ve helped so many people...

Take CONTROL of your Health!

Take CONTROL of your Health!

Initiative and control are things most of us think about when it comes to our careers, but we don’t think of it as often when it comes to our health. Most people would say they try, and hope to show initiative with their careers. However, outside of jobs, we see many...

Why We Don’t Compete with Other Gyms

Why We Don’t Compete with Other Gyms

Group exercise has turned into a commodity. People that figured out that high intensity exercise and eating real food leads to great results. And with that, many new gym franchises have burst onto the scene to cash in on that simple prescription. They charge rates...

Let’s talk about STRESS and OVER-TRAINING!

Let’s talk about STRESS and OVER-TRAINING!

You should feel energized from your workout. Sure, after you finish a really tough workout you may need 10-20 minutes to recover, but if you are regularly hitting a wall mid-workout or leaving the gym feeling like you need a nap to go on, you are overloading your...

Let’s talk about STRESS and DIET

Let’s talk about STRESS and DIET

Anything that knocks your body out of balance is considered a stressor. When you eat a poor diet that is high in processed foods, sodium, saturated fats, and sugar, you can overload your organ systems (like your liver and kidney) that work to filter out things you...

Let’s talk about STRESS and MINDFULNESS!

Let’s talk about STRESS and MINDFULNESS!

Mental or emotional stress is one of the primary factors that triggers your fight-or-flight response. There are a number of factors including things like overextending yourself, pressure to be the best, comparing yourself to others, ruminating and worrying, lack of...

Let’s talk about STRESS and SLEEP!

Let’s talk about STRESS and SLEEP!

Imagine you are a bucket. Water is stress. With each stress event, water is poured into the bucket. Buckets have room to hold the water but if the water keeps being poured in, the bucket will eventually overflow. We can even experience the amazing phenomena of water...

Let’s talk about STRESS!

Let’s talk about STRESS!

Throughout this week, we will be talking about what stress is, how to spot unnecessary stressors, and what to do about it. Stress is a tricky beast that we can not get away from. It is an unfortunate, necessary part of our life. It is impossible to stay healthy...

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