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Calorie counting and why it doesn’t work

For some time when I was tracking my food, I was counting calories assuming it was some kind of an exact science. Calories in, calories, do the math…. Right? Well actually it’s a little more complicated than and in this article I’ll explain you why calorie counting is fundamentally wrong. Make no mistake, the principles of energy balance works,…

Author: Peter Koopmans

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Behind the scenes

Apart from our regular blurbs on nutrition, strength cycle and athlete of the month, the fitness committee and coaches are also doing lots of other things, such as…. …. getting new equipment: We’ve just received a some new equipment and Cindy and Martina have been busy unpacking and numbering the newly arrived items. We can now include new equipment…

Author: Peter Koopmans

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Micronutrients : What are they ? What are their benefits? And do we have deficiencies?

Since I started to delve in a little deeper in nutrition, I started noticing on the web that people often talk about Macronutrients (Proteins, Fats, Carbohydrates) but very often the importance of Micronutrients, which are one of the major groups of nutrients your body needs, are overlooked. Micronutrients include vitamins which are necessary for energy production, immune function, blood…

Author: Peter Koopmans

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Athlete of the Month: Anna Thorson

This month`s choice for the Athlete of the Month for May 2019 fell on a “woman’s woman”. She is an athlete that has such a curiosity about technique and is admiral in her ability to scale back and focus on what she needs to improve. Seen by her 10 strict pull ups a few weeks ago. She could kip…

Author: Malaika Lydon

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The Murph and some (wise) words of advice

Memorial day is approaching and before tackling our yearly Murph workout, I wanted to share some words of advice, especially for those who never did a Murph before. First of all if you have come regularly to the workouts, your conditioning has improved… and even though some of you may have some doubts still, YOU ARE READY!!    …

Author: Peter Koopmans

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B3F is now “CrossFit B3F”!

You may have noticed a name change on our website. Although it is not yet 100% official, we are pleased to announce that our little box is in the final stages of CrossFit affiliation. This will make us officially “CrossFit” and one of more than 13,000 affiliates worldwide. We now have a link on the website to the CrossFit…

Author: unaidsfitness

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Take the Murph Challenge!

For the third year running, UNAIDS Fitness and CrossFitB3F will be participating in one of the biggest events on the functional training calendar: the Murph Challenge – one mile run, 100 pull-ups, 200 push-ups, 300 squats, one mile run. Held on US Memorial Day, the Murph Challenge is dedicated to the heroism of Navy SEAL LT. Michael P. Murphy,…

Author: Chris Fontaine

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