Fortius Blog

Various Articles from Fortius Coaches and Staff

So, What is the Best Diet Out There?

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: March 23, 2021

So, What is the Best Diet Out There? Coach Miguel Sanchez Keto? Intermittent Fasting? Zone? Paleo? With so many to choose from, which one best fits your lifestyle? On a daily basis, we get asked, what’s the best approach to nutrition, what should I follow, or what should I be eating? In other words, “What ...

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CrossFit helps you become better at your Specific Sport

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: February 9, 2021

— by Coach Miguel — Fill in the blank… CrossFit has helped me become better at ___________ Swimming Running Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Basketball Football Rugby Soccer Lacrosse Etc… We’ve heard all of these sports and more over the past 9 years. CrossFit training improving sports ability not just physically but mentally too. Whether you are ...

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How to Enjoy the Holiday Season Guilt-Free

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: December 28, 2020

by Coach Cait Heavey Certified Nutrition Coach, Registered Nurse Let’s be honest, the holiday season is full of temptation of all kinds. Lots of excuses to not get our workouts done our favorite foods that only come around once a year that desire to feel comfort in every thing that we do. It’s also the ...

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Are You Overtraining?

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: November 2, 2020

by Coach Miguel Sanchez Head Coach, Fortius / Owner, MS Sports Therapy Do you feel like your FOMOOT (Fear of Missing out on Training) might be leading you to workout too much? Then this article is for you! Let’s start with asking some thought-provoking questions: First, why do you train/workout? What does it do for ...

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Let’s Talk Hydration 💧

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: September 29, 2020

by Cait Heavey, Nutrition Coach This is a lot more in-depth than “drink your water.” 💪🏻 Our bodies are approximately 60% water 💪🏻 Our bones are 22% water 💪🏻 Our muscles and brain are about 75% water 💪🏻 Our blood is 83% water These are huge players in our overall health. We use this water ...

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Fortius and COVID-19

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: March 12, 2020

IMPORTANT, PLEASE READ – Corona Virus   Gyms are obviously a place where bodily fluids are readily exchanged. We plan on continuing regular operations as this situation develops. As health, active adults, most of us at the gym are not at high risk of serious harm from the virus (just from what I’ve been told ...

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Sport Massage for CrossFitters, Explained

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: October 25, 2019

By Coach Miguel Sanchez Massages are great, I mean – who doesn’t like a good massage? However, for both recreational and Competitive CrossFitters, sports massage is almost essential in keeping your body healthy and mobile. There are many types of massage, all having their specific merits. For the purposes of this post, we are speaking ...

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