Crossfit Kingsboro Healthy Habits Challenge Powered By The RX Life
Welcome to the 21 Day Healthy Habits Challenge!!
This health challenge is based on eating healthy and living a healthy lifestyle.
The eating guidelines eliminate common food toxins we eat including: gluten, processed foods, dairy, just to name a few.
Cost: It's a ???? price here (2nd and 3rd place winners will win a monetary prize amount or prize based off what we make on challenge
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Winners and Prizes:
The prize goes to the most points accumulated at the end of the 21 days.
1st place: A month's gym membership comped
2nd Place: TBD
3rd Place: TBD
Measurements and Performance Test:
Date: Friday, January 6 th
Time: Either before classes (9,10 &11am) or from 12-1:30pm
Where: Crossfit Kingsboro. 1000 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY (or at home if need be)
Note: You'll do the Performance WOD again at the end of the 21 days to see your progress.
What will be done: Body fat %, Circumference Measurements, Before and After Pics, and the Performance Test.
If you need to do the measurements and Performance WOD at home/remotely, email me back directly and I'll give you detailed instructions.
How it works/Point System:
We use a point system. You earn points by following each of the rules outlined below. It's an honor system.
We should have the app up and running for this challenge to track your points
RX Life Points tier 2
2. Daily Challenge
3. No alcohol
4. No refined sugar
5. No chemical ingredients or trans fats
6. No processed dairy
7. No gluten
What do you struggle with that needs a good kick in the pants to quit? Is it too much ice cream, coffee, smoking, chronic snacking, nail biting, stealing? Pick anything!
The daily challenge will keep you interactive within the challenge and with the community. The daily challenge will either be mental, physical, or educational. You will have the day to complete the challenge to receive the point.
Alcohol has many of the same impacts on the body as sugar does. For most people it leads to binge eating and making the wrong nutritional decisions... late night pizza anyone?
No refined sugar
Refined sugar leads to the many health issues of today such as heart disease, diabetes, blood sugar dysregulation, and obesity. When your body metabolizes sugar, it requires the use of some B vitamins, calcium, magnesium, zinc, and potassium, this means sugar is pretty much stealing vitamins and minerals from your body just so it can be processed! Rude! As an athlete, these micro-nutrients are essential in performance and recovery. Sugar is also inflammatory and can cause hypoglycemic reactions during workouts, aka energy crash.
What sugars are we eliminating? All sugars which are not naturally found in nature.
No chemical ingredients or trans fats
A huge athlete no-no! Chemically processed foods are those mainly found in the center aisles of your grocery store and contain an obscene amount of ingredients, but these chemicals can be found in many “health” bars, gluten free products, and drinks too! These "foods" have had disastrous effects in our communities from obesity, heart disease, autoimmune disease, hormonal dysfunction, mental illness.... the list can go on and on. As you can see, this chemical crap has got to go so read your food labels, and stay away from trans fats!.
Unfortunately, the grains of today are a highly-processed food source and do more damage to the body than one might think. Refined carbohydrates are those that have been stripped of other nutrients and have had their structure altered so they're prone to entering the bloodstream like an injection of sugar. This injection triggers the release of insulin which converts sugar into stored fat rather than energy, starving the brain of needed fuel. The overconsumption of processed carbohydrates leads to weight gain and gut permeability. Gut permeability cascades to a multitude of health issues including inflammation, IBS, mental illness, a down-regulated immune system, elevated cortisol levels and insulin resistance. Just put down the bread, don’t make eye contact with that donut hole, and just walk away. In fact, RUN.
No processed dairy
Processed dairy has been heated to high levels altering its chemical structure stripping it of all its beneficial bacteria and vitamins. Before it hits the shelves, it is then pumped with synthetic vitamins, sugar and fillers. But don’t worry, raw milk and raw cheese are A-Okay, they will still be full of the vitamins, minerals, enzymes, and probiotics proven beneficial to one’s health.