CrossFit 1610 Blog

Dec 1
Dec 1

Holiday Survival Guide: How to Stay on Track with Training

During Holidays most boxes close their doors. Besides people tend to rather spend time with their families, relatives and friends. Does this sound familiar at all… “I could take a little break, I deserve it,” is probably the most common excuse we say to ourselves. Of course, we need a break, but definitely not a month-long […]

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Jun 1
Jun 1

StrongMan 1610 – June 3rd Results

This past weekend Barbell 1610 hosted its first Amateur and Elite strongman competition and some massive weights were thrown around including a 260kg deadlift that was repped 7 times by Powerhouse Powerlifter Steve Swanepoel. The ladies gave the men a run for their money as they easily deadlifted 100kg for reps. We had our very own […]

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Apr 0
Apr 0

How Sleep Affects Recovery, Performance and Health!

How Sleep Affects Recovery, Performance and Health Sleep is a natural process with remarkable benefits for the human body, which recovers the muscles from effort, consolidates learning and memorizing, and also helps manage stress and emotions better than any medication or supplements available on the market. In the daily rush of today’s modern lifestyle defined […]

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Apr 0
Apr 0

Winter Beef and butternut stew

BEEF AND BUTTERNUT STEW INGREDIENTS 900g Butternut Squash, peeled and cubed 3 – 4 tbsp Olive Oil 1 large onion, chopped 680g Beef , cubed 900g Beef Stock 2 garlic cloves, crushed thyme rosemary 1 tsp salt 1 tsp pepper   INSTRUCTIONS Prepare the butternut by peeling it, removing the seeds and cutting it into […]

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Apr 0
Apr 0

8 Common Mistakes All Crossfitters Need to Avoid!

8 Common Mistakes All Crossfitters Need to Avoid! Are you making any of these mistakes and slowing down your progress? As Crossfit gets more and more attention, the number of boxes as well as the number of athletes is increasing. To minimize the risk of injury and reach the best outcome of your training, pay […]

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Apr 0
Apr 0

Forget Diamonds – Why Crossfit Should be Every Girl’s Best Friend!

Forget Diamonds – Why Crossfit Should be Every Girl’s Best Friend The truth about women and “bulk”, how Crossfit will make you much healthier, and why it will make you look and feel even sexier. Being fit without being bulky, manly or losing femininity is a major concern for many women new to CrossFit.  They […]

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Apr 0
Apr 0

How Sleep Affects Recovery, Performance and Health!

How Sleep Affects Recovery, Performance and Health Sleep is a natural process with remarkable benefits for the human body, which recovers the muscles from effort, consolidates learning and memorizing, and also helps manage stress and emotions better than any medication or supplements available on the market. In the daily rush of today’s modern lifestyle defined […]

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Apr 0
Apr 0

Here are CrossFit 1610’s Top tips on the 7 best pre-workout foods.

Here are CrossFit 1610’s Top tips on the 7 best pre-workout foods. Poor eating habits can undermine even the best efforts to stay fit.  Savvy athletes know that eating the right foods before a workout can give you the necessary fuel to make it through the last ten minutes on the WOD or through that last […]

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Apr 0
Apr 0

Snacks on the go!

 I know how difficult it can be to eat healthy. Pre-packaged foods and bottled soda, just aren’t wholesome or healthy and often leave you hungry and craving even more. That is why I am so excited to share all of my favorite snack ideas with you. Greek Yogurt Breakfast Bark Serves: 6 Greek Yogurt Breakfast Bark is […]

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Apr 0
Apr 0

Top 5 Supplements for CrossFit!

TOP 5 SUPPLEMENTS FOR CROSSFIT A common question people asked after joining CrossFit is, “What supplements should I be taking for CrossFit”. With so many supplements out there, it is often hard to work your way through all of the scientific explanations and globo gym sales talk to determine if a particular supplement is suitable […]

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