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Top Diets for CrossFit Athletes

Top Diets for CrossFit Athletes

There’s a lot of noise out there on diets.  It’s easy to get lost in it!  We’ll highlight the basics of some of the top diets CrossFit athletes follow. 

CrossFit is known for cutting through all the nutritional and exercise “BS” and embracing what actually works.  If you’re unfamiliar with the corrupt influences in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration; CrossFit’s founder Greg Glassman has been waging a campaign to pull back the curtain.  Large food companies have unfortunately misled the American public on the healthiness of sugar products and the effectiveness of the traditional Food Pyramid.  Luckily for us, more and more health and nutrition pioneers are paving the way for healthy diets.  Athletes tend to follow what works best. 

With more free knowledge at our disposal, CrossFit athletes and coaches have identified and followed top diets that fuel performance, health, and are genuinely enjoyable.  While many diets can definitely be a fad, we’ll cover the most common diets that CrossFit athletes routinely follow.

 

Fueling Elite Fitness: What Do Top CrossFit Athletes Eat?

Fueling Elite Fitness: What Do Top CrossFit Athletes Eat?
Do you think that it is possible to experience all the benefits delivered by CrossFit while just ignoring your diet? That’s never possible.  The t...

Samantha Thaxton finds CrossFit and Embraces Beauty in Strength

Samantha Thaxton finds CrossFit and Embraces Beauty in Strength

Samantha was 21 and obese.  She avoided pictures and looking at herself in the mirror.  First she started running, then doing workout videos, next she picked up a set of pink dumbbells, and finally; Samantha found a CrossFit video, titled "Beauty in Strength."

Inspired by the strong and fit female bodies seen in CrossFit, Samantha was immediately hooked.  Her pink dumbbells were soon joined by kettlebells.  Apartment workouts soon turned into garage gym and barbell workouts.  Her fitness evolved from running to thrusters, snatches, and cleans.   

And in spite of losing everything in the 2015 California Valley Fire and fighting through Endometriosis, Samantha has embraced CrossFit and discovered both her health and passion.  

Read Samantha's full story here!

Mexican Chicken, Sweet Potato, and Black Bean Skillet

Mexican Chicken, Sweet Potato, and Black Bean Skillet

We love one pot meals, or in this case, one skillet!  For southwest lovers, this combines plenty of healthy veggies with a bit of heat.  

Check out the full recipe below!

Broccoli Nacho Chips

Broccoli Nacho Chips
Ready for the weekend?  Not sure if you want to cheat on your CrossFit diet?  Give these delicious paleo chips a go!  Satisfy your fat tooth while staying on the path to nutrition.