Set Real Expectations

April 3, 2020 Written by

So, you’re motivated to make some changes and you’re willing to do anything you possibly can to achieve these goals. I would love nothing more! But, anytime you start a journey to make a lifestyle change, it can be tough. You can expect some bumps along the way which is why it’s important to set real expectations. For the long run. Hey, I’m not perfect, you’re not perfect… and no one expects us to be. Because they’re... Read More

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What Are Macros? | Foundation Nutrition Coaching

March 7, 2020 Written by

What Are Macros? What are macros? Macros are short for macronutrients. Macronutrients include protein, fat, and carbohydrates. These are three nutrients your body needs to produce, and store, energy to survive, function… and exercise! Each one has a different role in our bodies. But, with all the conflicting information on what you should and shouldn’t be eating, it can be difficult to navigate. We’ve dished up an overview of macros and why... Read More

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Congratulations 2020 RESET Nutrition Challenge Participants!

February 28, 2020 Written by

It’s official! The 2020 RESET 6-week partner Lifestyle and Nutrition Challenge is over! We are so proud of all the hard work everyone put in, and a huge shout-out to our top 3 teams who averaged the most points. 1st Place: Team Kat & Marion 2nd Place: Team Shawn & Brian 3rd Place: Team Kelli & Nicole The gym is only 1 hour of your day… then you have 23 hours every day full of decisions about how to treat your body and your... Read More

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Customized Group Nutrition Challenge

February 22, 2020 Written by

Create Your Own Customized Group Nutrition Challenge! Host a customized group nutrition challenge for your staff or with a group of friends/family! Foundation Nutrition offers a simple and effective way to arm your group with nutrition knowledge, build camaraderie, provide accountability and boost motivation at NO COST to you, as the organizer. Who Can Benefit from a Customized Group Nutrition Challenge? Do you have a group of friends or family who... Read More

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Salus In-House Partner Competition

February 13, 2020 Written by

Say goodbye to the Spring CrossFit Open and hello to our very own Salus In-House Partner Competition! The cold NJ weather and dark days can make it hard to stay motivated through winter, so we decided to liven things up and bring you our first annual in-house partner competition! Grab a friend (Salus members only) for the in house partner competition that takes place on 3 Saturdays in March. You in?! Here are all the details: WHO Salus members only. Teams... Read More

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Athlete of the Month: Nina Gettings

February 9, 2020 Written by

Each month we spotlight a different Salus athlete who stands out and shows just how awesome they are. What is it that makes up an Athlete of the Month? It may not be the person that finishes the fastest, Rx’s every workout, or gets a PR every week. Although we love and celebrate when those things happen, the Athlete of the Month is made up of much more than physical ability. This person shows up to class, gives their best, and then gives a little... Read More

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Are Short High Intensity Workouts Effective? | CrossFit Salus

January 29, 2020 Written by

Are Short High Intensity Workouts Effective? Are short high intensity workouts effective? Many people assume more is better. But, that’s not always (and often isn’t) the case. It’s a question that comes up frequently, especially when it comes to CrossFit. “Is that it?” The question of whether short high intensity workouts are effective raises an interesting topic: Short vs Long? Which is better? The Great Debate: Short High Intensity vs... Read More

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Sleeping Tips for Athletes

January 28, 2020 Written by

Most of us know how important sleep is for our health. But do you know how important it really is for our digestion, thinking, performance…even body composition…oh yea, and our sanity? But we get it, even if you read all the sleeping tips in the world, the moment your head hits the pillow, you just can’t seem to fall asleep. You’re not alone.   Getting Zzz’s is important, especially as an athlete. Find out why getting your Zzz’s... Read More

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Sleep 101: Can you repay “sleep debt?”

January 26, 2020 Written by

If sleep were a credit card company, most of us would be in trouble. Regardless of the cause, sleep debt is the accumulated amount of sleep loss from insufficient sleep. Can you repay “sleep debt?” Whether it’s due to a new Netflix series you can’t stop binging on or extra hours at the office, sacrificing sleep Monday through Friday is something we all do, more often than we’d like to admit. Lose an hour every night and you’re faced with... Read More

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Hydration for Young Athletes

January 25, 2020 Written by

Hydration for young athletes (and adult athletes, too) is more important than you may realize. A drop in hydration can not only affect performance, but can also result in headaches and a decrease in their cognitive performance. Is your young athlete staying hydrated? Guess what? Thirst is not a reliable sign of proper hydration (for kids or adults). Experts recommend that young athletes drink plenty of water before a workout and every 15 to 20 minutes... Read More

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