Team3F’s Alyssa Christian – My 2nd year of CrossFit & What I’ve Learned

With my second CrossFit Open under my belt, I just wanted to share a little bit of my experience. I enjoy lifting with friends, the community, the competitiveness of it but also the results of it! The results are undeniable!…

Running: Greater Impact = Greater Chance of Injury

 The harder your foot makes contact with the ground while running, the greater your chance of being injured. That much seems intuitive. What is counterintuitive is the high injury rates seen in runners, when running is an evolutionary trait developed…

penne

EA Sports UFC 2 released today – with 3Fu3l’er Jessica Penne!

Just a reminder that the new UFC 2 game is out today – and it features our own Jessica Penne!

Screenshot from 2016-03-09 14:09:35

Tapering for Performance: A Quick “How To” Guide

By: Andy Galpin, Ph.D., CSCS*D, NSCA-CPT*D I will never forget the morning of November 22nd, 2007. I remember the color of the carpet in rented bedroom. I remember the smell of my roommates’ percolating French press. This is seared into…

3Carb “Breaded” Shrimp

Ok, so this recipe is for 3Carb “breaded” shrimp, but you don’t have to use shrimp, you can use the peanut breading for making baked chicken, any kind of white fish, or whatever. It’s a fairly versatile way of making...
3CARB-TOC

The 3Carb Experiment (part 3)

In part 1 of this series we took a look at intracellular versus extracellular hydration. In part 2 we covered an experiment where one of our coaches used 3Carb and hooked himself up to a machine that measured his intra-…

image1

The 3Carb Experiment (part 2)

In part 1 of this series, we covered what it means to be hydrated, and why simply dumping tons of water (or sugary sports drinks) down your throat isn’t effective. If you missed that part (and aren’t going back to…

3CARB Strawberry by 3FU3L

The 3Carb Experiment (part 1)

We’ve all been there – training or competing in hot, humid conditions, and playing catch-up with rehydration. What usually happens is we drink a ton of water (or worse, a sugar-based carb drink), and we end up getting bloated or…

3Carb Crab Cakes (*Recipe)

In this recipe, we’re going to take the classic crab cake formula, take out the less-than-optimal ingredients and replace them with 3Carb. Here’s how that looks: Serves: Makes 6 servings   1 quarter cup 3Carb   2 teaspoons OLD BAY…

Does an Apple a Day really keep the Doctor away?

We’ve all heard the old saying “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” But is it true? It might be. A study published in the British Journal of Nutrition might have the answer. In this study, a group of…