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Female Athleticism – Double unders and leaking – help!

  When skipping postpartum (or otherwise), its normal to leak right? I just wear a pad and change my pants after the workout. I’m a Mum, it’s just what I have to deal with now.   Urinary incontinence or leaking pee (or even feeling a heaviness and like you need to go to the toilet) when you do double unders postpartum is very common – I’m talking one in three women who ever had a baby wet themselves but that does not mean it is normal.   This blog post will look at: What is “normal” pelvic floor function Working

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The 2022 CrossFit Open

That’s it all done, scores in, moving on. Almost survival of the fittest in avoiding COVID 19! At CCW we have a massive amount of people doing the CF Open, 125 to be precise, we run a in-house competition aside the big show. We spilt our members doing it into 4 separate teams and may the the best team win. . This year our top dogs were the historical over achievers, the Elephants! But its more than just that, the individual performances that make an open can never be overlooked. . 22.1 Individual winners : Brian Sciascia/Graeme Lawrance and Mari

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Covid and returning to the gym

Symptoms and Testing Positive Firstly, all the papers recommend a minimum of 7-10days of rest from the onset of symptoms or first positive test for asymptomatic/mild cases. This increases anywhere up to 7-14days symptomless for moderate cases. What is rest? Little more than pottering around the house, making food and doing wordle. Most people will “have” covid for somewhere between 3-4 weeks but it’s estimated about 10-30% of people will have symptoms that continue past the 4 weeks and a smaller number continuing past 12 weeks. Anyone with an underlying cardiovascular or pulmonary condition should consult a doctor prior to

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The Nutrition Project

Monthly nutrition workshopsKicking off Saturday – 23rd October 2021 – 10:45am As part of CCW always trying to give our members more bang for their buck we have teamed up with Lydia Marshall (current member, runway model and qualified Dietitian) to form The Nutrition Project. This is going to be an ongoing and ever evolving series of monthly Nutrition workshops to help educate you guys on everything nutrition. Like our monthly skill and mobility workshops the focus of each session will change honing in on the subjects that you care most for. Let’s hear from Lydia below: Food. What is it, why do

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The Real Showstopper

Coaches’ Lockdown Blog 2.6 – By Eric Loya Wu “Gains.” “Next level.” “Build. Improve. Achieve.” Whatever your favourite slogan, changing yourself for the better is a shared goal of training at the gym. You may be aiming to change the way you look – maybe a little leaner or a little more athletic. You may be aiming to change the way you feel, whether to work out the stress of the day or to feel strong and capable. Or perhaps you have a competitive drive, and you train to change the way you perform. Maybe you want it all! Without

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Keeping your workout MOJO

Lockdown Coaches blog 2.4 – By Nicole Taylor Brian and Alice are tough acts to follow, but I am here to try to deliver some words of wisdom about getting motivated to work out in the middle of a pandemic.I don’t know about some of you guys – but I absolutely LOVE working out. I love coming into the gym, gossiping before a workout, trying to keep up with Pauline on a Saturday morning, coffee at raglan, fistbumping on SugarWOD after class, and I even enjoy a primer. I love sweating, lifting weights, battling away at gymnastics, getting out on

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Evolution under Lockdown

Lockdown Coaches Blog 2.3 – By Brian Sciascia Waking up locked down… Some of us have to go to our jobs. Some of us have to put our laptops in front of us and work. Some of us just have to do nothing and wait. Whoever you are, wake up and put on whatever shoes you need for the day. While you tie those laces or appreciate the warmth of those well-worn slippers have a think about the times we live in. In this moment, Lockdown 2.0, we need to recognise that this is a time that will never repeat.

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You can always comeback

Lockdown Coaches Blog 2.2 – By Alice Sciascia How’s lockdown going everyone? I’ve been on vacation from Instagram for most of this year, so I’m not sure if everyone’s still baking sourdough or digging out the puzzles they inherited from their grandparents. I hope so! For me, lockdown feels harder this time around, which is strange, considering that during the last one I was five months’ deep into cancer treatment and getting irradiated every day! I’m not sure what it is, but there’s a distinct layer of stress and dread that is overlaying that general feeling of anxiety that just

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Lockdown habits – The good, and the bad

Lockdown Coaches Blog 2.1 – By Ben Golebiowski I’ve been given the task of identifying some lockdown habits for you all. Let’s focus on the good, and the bad might just make themselves apparent. Important to remember that these habits are all subjective – I may consider them good, you might not. That’s okay, these are merely guidelines, backed by science and accepted (generally) by most as good… Exercise Probably not the most important habit to consider, but I am writing this to a CrossFit gym member base, so it makes sense to start here right? Limited with equipment, yes,

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CCW In-house Weightlifting Competition

Saturday 24th July 2021 This was such a great event to watch and be apart of! Thanks to everyone that got up on the platform and lifted, you guys did an amazing job and we can’t wait for the next one in about 8 weeks time! Congrats to our two winners Nicholas Buck and Catlin Cummings! Thanks to everyone that helped get this one over the line, judges Ben Golebiowski and Alice Sciascia, loaders John Jenkins, Jonathan Dowson, Eddie Stanley and Rowena Howard, whiteboard scorer Lisa McIvor and the champion of the organising Nicole Taylor!  You guys nailed it! Another

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