Acupuncture Treatment at Boulder’s CrossFit Sanitas

Boulder Acupuncture CrossFit Sanitas

Lindsay Long is the only acupuncturist on the front range that has completed the rigorous, year long Sports Medicine Acupuncture® certification process (which is an extra year of training in anatomy, biomechanics, kinesiology, orthopedic testing, posture analysis, performance enhancing techniques, etc.). Lindsay has worked with over 40 different NFL players from over half the teams […]

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Boulder’s CrossFit Sanitas Fall Clean Challenge Starts September 14

Fall Clean Challenge Starts September 14th It’s time to come clean after a great summer! Over 350 prior Sanitas Clean Challenge participants have lost an average of 3% body fat during past challenges, experienced amazing performance improvements, and learned life-changing nutrition strategies, all in just 30 days. SIGN UP NOW Why You Should Participate Lose […]

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Keath’s Olympic Lifting Warm Up

Sanitas member, Keath Harris, has competed for multiple years as an Olympic Lifter.  Before he trains, he uses the following dynamic warm up sequence. This warm up will help you focus on increasing mobility while preparing your muscles for the lifts. 1. Walking Lunges With Torso Twist Stand with feet hip-width apart and then step […]

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Introducing Crossover Symmetry for CrossFit Shoulder Health

You’ve probably noticed the Crossover Symmetry bands on the wall.  Crossover Symmetry is a program created by a physical therapist to strengthen your shoulder and increase mobility.  It was born out of the baseball industry where shoulder health is paramount. Proven on the field and in clinical settings, Crossover Symmetry is currently being used by […]

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Five Signs Your Cortisol Levels are Way Too High

If you live in Boulder and do Crossfit it is likely that you have high levels of cortisol. Problem is, most of us have no idea that we’re even stressed! What is cortisol? Cortisol is a steroid hormone that your body produces as a “flight-or-fight” response to a major stressful life event. It essentially allows […]

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Should I Take Advil After a Workout?

Do you enjoy a dose of “Vitamin I” (Ibuprofen) after a hard WOD? You may want to reconsider using Ibuprofen and other NSAIDs to alleviate pain from exercise. Ibuprofen is part of a class of drugs known as ‘Non-Steroidal-Anti-Inflammatory-Drugs’ (NSAID) and recent (as well as past research) has shown some serious side effects associated with […]

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Rest and Recovery

In light of the recent clean challenge, most athletes in the gym have taken their fitness to the next level making a big push for results. Though this enthusiasm is welcomed by teammates and coaches at Sanitas, the topic of rest and recovery is sometimes overlooked. I can attest to this myself because I have […]

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Introducing WODIFY at Boulder’s CrossFit Sanitas, Monday June 15

You spoke we listened! One of the top requests in last month’s member survey was improved workout tracking to assist members in logging historical performance and PRs. Starting Monday, June 15, we’re pleased to be offering a great new automated workout tracking tool to Sanitas athletes at no charge. We’ll be coming out with more […]

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Workouts Announced for this Saturday’s Sanitas Summer Slam!

This event will be taking the place of all classes on Saturday, June 13. Sign up by Thursday for Saturday’s free “Members Only” competition, with divisions for Rx, Scaled and Masters (over 40) athletes. We’ll kick things off at 9a, and put you to the test with three great WODs.  You’ll experience the thrill of […]

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Free Nutrition Seminar, Tuesday June 2 at 7:30pm

Many of us feel lost when deciding on what supplements we want to put into our bodies… ESPECIALLY before and after a WOD; Recovery Protein? Whey? Creatine? Glutamine? Amino Acids? Egg Protein vs. Soy Protein? The list goes on and on… In this seminar we will hash out: What you really need What you don’t need […]

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