Author: Crossfit Virilis

Food, Mood and Stress Management

The relationship between food, mood, and stress management is a complex one. Research has shown that the food we eat can have a significant impact on our mental health, and that certain foods can help alleviate symptoms of anxiety and depression. This is due to the gut-brain axis, a bidirectional communication network between the central…

The Hero WOD Why

Randy Simmons. Travis Manion. Roberto Marchini. Michael P. Murphy. Randy Simmons was a 51-year-old SWAT Team member for LAPD. He was responding to a call with other officers at a home where there were already lives lost. Simmons was shot and killed in the line of duty in response to that call. A note from…

It’s For All of Us

“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” Truth if I ever heard it. From where I stand, there are plenty of humans who believe that CrossFit is only for people who can deadlift 500 pounds, run a 5 minute mile, and do 50 pull-ups without ceasing. That…

Fueling For Performance

This month we, at CrossFit Virilis, are focusing on fueling for performance.  The number one error clients are making in their nutrition plan, is not eating enough.  Fueling for performance in CrossFit is a critical aspect that often gets overlooked but is crucial for achieving optimal results. CrossFit requires a combination of strength, endurance, and…