CrossFit Games OPEN 20.1: We Are #LisaStrong

October 16, 2019 Written by

What a great start to the (new) competition season! The CrossFit Games OPEN 20.1 was a huge success and the energy at the box was OFF THE CHARTS…proving that we are #LisaStrong! Congratulations to everyone who participated and thank you to everyone who came out to judge and cheer on all the athletes. Spirit of the Games As you’re aware, we’re doing things a little differently this year. Just a couple months ago, CrossFit Salus Coach... Read More

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Life After the Nutrition Challenge

October 15, 2019 Written by

Life After the Nutrition Challenge You made it! After weeks of clean eating, being mindful of your portions, staying hydrated, exercising, mobilizing, sleeping like a baby, working toward your goals and motivating everyone around you! But, now what? What happens after the nutrition challenge? Preparing for life after a nutrition challenge is not a huge topic many nutrition challenges address (resulting in a lot of those notorious ups and downs).... Read More

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Why You Should Compete in the CrossFit Open

October 5, 2019 Written by

The CrossFit Games Open is upon us… If you’re new to CrossFit, don’t just tune out and assume that it’s only for the firebreathing CrossFit athletes. We know it might seem intimidating, but that’s why we’re here to support you and help you be the best version of yourself! Here are just a few reasons why YOU (yes, you!) should compete in the CrossFit Games Open: When you find yourself in a real competition, you’re... Read More

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How Much Should I Eat? Portion Guidelines Explained

September 1, 2019 Written by

How Much Should I Eat? Portion Guidelines Explained Portion guidelines can be tricky. Not sure how much to eat? The best place to start is by using your hand. Fit in a good balance of protein, veggies, smart carbs, healthy fats by using your hand(s) as your guide to build your plate for each meal/snack. Protein Females: 1 palm (~ 20-30g of protein) Males: 2 palms (~ 40-60g of protein) Vegetables Females: 1 fist Males: 2 fists Carbohydrates Females:... Read More

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Importance of Staying Hydrated

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We need water to stay alive. Yet, we lose it all the time through sweating, respiration and excretion. Staying hydrated is important for many reasons; it lubricates joints, regulates body temperature and brings nutrients to cells to name just a few.  How Much Water Do I Need? So, how much water should you drink? Most adults need about three liters of water every day. But, as always, many factors should be taken into consideration: Larger individuals... Read More

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Athlete of the Month: Chris Walsh on Health and Longevity

August 8, 2019 Written by

Chris Walsh, August 2019 Athlete of the Month Talks About Health and Longevity There are so many reasons why we agreed that Chris deserves to be the CrossFit Salus August 2019 Athlete of the Month. Walsh has been a Salus athlete since the very beginning. And after some time off, he’s been back and attacking the workouts with Coach Steve to improve his health and longevity. One of Chris’ best attributes is his insatiable drive to succeed. He’s... Read More

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Family Fitness Middletown NJ

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We are excited to announce our second CrossFit Salus Family Fitness Day class with Coach Angela and Gino Salveo on Sunday, Oct. 6, from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Family Fitness Day, Sun Oct. 6 This specialty family fitness class is specifically designed for children ages seven to twelve and parents to participate together! CrossFit Salus Kids Coaches Angela & Gino know how to make exercise fun and are excited to share their love of fitness with the Middletown,... Read More

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CrossFit Salus Kids Self Defense Class

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We are excited to announce our upcoming CrossFit Salus Kids Self Defense class with Sensei Benny Gonzalez on Saturday, September 14 at 10:15 a.m. Kids Self Defense, Sat. Sept. 14 This specialty kids self defense workshop is specifically designed for children ages seven and over. Sensei Benny creates practical drills that kids can remember and use to protect themselves in situations such as bullying and opposition from larger aggressors. From elementary... Read More

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6-Week LEVEL UP🔼 Foundation Nutrition & Lifestyle Challenge 2019

August 7, 2019 Written by

What is the 6-Week LEVEL UP🔼 Foundation Nutrition & Lifestyle Challenge 2019? What if I told you that you’re only 6 weeks away from a healthier YOU? 6 weeks of getting back to the basics of healthy living so you can finally create a ​lifestyle that lasts! When did healthy living get so crazy complicated? It’s like suddenly if we’re not drinking a bulletproof coffee and counting macros, we’re not doing it right. But... Read More

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Sleep 101: How much sleep do you really need?

August 1, 2019 Written by

So, your training and nutrition are both on point, but you still don’t perform the way you want? Poor recovery  habits, like a lack of sleep, may be to blame. So how much sleep do you need in the first place? In this series, we’ll take a look at some of the most common questions about sleep. How much sleep do you need (really)? Most of us know that getting enough quality rest is important, but, far too few of us actually make shut-eye a priority.... Read More

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