How To Relieve Back Pain

How To Relieve Back Pain

By Coach Songee Barker: Hey you! Yes, you, reading this right now. How is your back feeling? Do you get to the end of a long day and feel a dull throbbing in your lower back? What about at the end of an intense workout, do you feel pain in your lower back or a...

How Fitness Can Help With Anxiety

How Fitness Can Help With Anxiety

By Head Coach Marcel Mandagaran When it comes to fitness, we tend to solely think about how it affects our physical appearance. Few examples that come to mind are weight loss, muscle gain, and how the body will look. Which is great, but we tend to overlook the...

5 MISTAKES PEOPLE MAKE WHEN SETTING NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS

5 MISTAKES PEOPLE MAKE WHEN SETTING NEW YEAR RESOLUTIONS

By Head Coach Marcel Mandagaran We absolutely love everyone’s motivation come January. People are ready to work hard and improve their health and fitness. Sadly, almost all who aim for the “New Year-New You” resolution will fall short of achieving this new idea of...

Motivation Dies, Discipline Thrives

Motivation Dies, Discipline Thrives

Blog 46 | By Jesi Mandagaran             Let’s face it, motivation is not marriage material.  Much like that red-hot summer of ’69 fling, it ends, suddenly and tragically, leaving you wanting more. ...

BLOG 45 By Coach Marcel + Jesi             CrossFit.             When striking up the normal societal conversations outside the gym, the question of our...

“Magnesium Up, Level Up”

“Magnesium Up, Level Up”

By Coach & Fitness Trainer Jesi Mandagaran             Magnesium, a seemingly forgotten homie of ours is widely needed more than ever.  Magnesium, a mineral that can only be ingested, is responsible for over 300 biochemical reactions within the body, every minute...

DOES LOGGING YOUR FOOD REALLY HELP?

DOES LOGGING YOUR FOOD REALLY HELP?

Food logging.You may have heard people talking about it, or you may have even tried it yourself with mixed feelings. Food logging can potentially be a tedious process and even a little stressful for some. But, is food logging worth the time?Here is one scenario that...

“Our “WHY” for our Nutrition Program”

“Our “WHY” for our Nutrition Program”

By Fitness Trainer Jesi Mandagaran             Everything we do here at Fire + Ice CF west is to improve the quality of health for anybody who walks through our doors—any age and in any health state.  We...

“BEYOND THE SCALE”

“BEYOND THE SCALE”

Blog 41 | By Fitness Trainer Jesi Mandagaran             “Why haven’t I lost weight?!” Peggy Lou screamed at the cold and ruthless scale beneath her bare feet.  But the perfectly smug scale didn’t answer.   Instead, it smiled keeping its pointy red needle aimed at the...

3 Reasons Why Poor Sleep Results in Weight-Gain

3 Reasons Why Poor Sleep Results in Weight-Gain

BLOG 40 By Fitness Trainer Jesi Mandagaran             From a previous blog I wrote, “BEASTS SLEEP TOO”, it is no secret I became Team Sleep when it comes to making changes in overall health.  And for good...