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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The Synergy of Yoga and CrossFit

In many ways CrossFit and Yoga are polar opposites – CrossFit is fast and intense where Yoga is slow, methodical and reflective. So it’s understandable that people that are attracted to the intensity of CrossFit might not prioritize having a regular Yoga practice. In Crossfit you build strength by tearing the muscle fibres and they […]

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Huge Turnout for Sanitas Athletes’ Competition in Wheat Ridge

What a weekend it has been! CrossFit Sanitas had 7 teams compete in a local competition hosted by West Metro CrossFit and we made quite a showing, not only in the workouts, but in the cheering sections, as well! For many it was their first competition… For others it was business as usual… But whether […]

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What to Do the Week Before a CrossFit Competition

The Spring Fling at West Metro is coming up this next weekend and we have 7 teams competing! I know everyone will do awesome and have some fun. I’m excited to see how everyone out there going hard and competing! Some of you have asked how to go about the final week of training leading […]

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