BARBELLS, NEUROSCIENCE & LIFE WITH LEANN LAPP

ASHLEY DIER LEARNS THERE'S MORE TO THIS CROSSFIT STAR THAN YOU MAY KNOW. 

She has an undergrad in biology, and a masters in neuroscience. When I asked how she balances everything Leann laughs and answers, "I don't know." She confesses that at times she struggles with having to put hobbies and other passions on pause, but she understands...
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"MOST EXCITING TIME OF THE YEAR"

OPEN SEASON 2016

The CrossFit OPEN is just a few short weeks away. This competition gives anyone, anywhere a chance to test themselves against others in their region, country and world. It's about finding the best of the best, BUT this 5-week competition is REALLY about inspiring individuals of every level to do more than they believed ever possible.

To Academy Team Coach, Freya Ravensbergen, this is the most exciting time of the year. Experiencing the energy, the inevitable PRs, the badassery and the incredible demonstration of community spirit is something every member should...
 
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PODCAST: CROSSFIT OPEN EDITION

TO OPEN OR NOT TO OPEN? 

Join Dhani & Freya as they discuss why The OPEN is so great and how you can take part in it in sooooo many cool ways. 

This episode covers:
  • The history and vision of The CrossFIt OPEN
  • How Academy supports and ELEVATES the experience 
  • How to prepare or know if you ARE prepared (M17 Level System)
  • There may also be a few references to some naughty things... 
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OVERTRAINING & ADAPTOGENS - RECOVERY SERIES PART 2

HOLISTIC NUTRITIONIST NATHALIE NIDDAM GET TO THE BOTTOM OF YOUR BOTTOM


As you ramp up your training for the CrossFit Open or your next marathon or even if you are just ramping up your training, it is important to be aware that overtraining is a real issue and if not addressed, can lead to loss of gains and health issues. Overtraining is essentially defined as training beyond the body’s capacity to recover...

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THE THIN RED LINE

COACH JUSTIN SANTOS WANTS YOU TO AVOID CAR CRASHES


If you've been a class where a crazy MetCon was on the menu you may have heard the term "try not to redline". The "redline" is like comparing you to a car, drive too fast for too long and the engine is going to overheat and stop working. Same scenario in a long grinder of a workout, it's great to go in with a search & destroy attitude but if you go too hard for too long the redline will quickly become a reality for you...
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MY HEART IS PRETTY FULL

Community is everything at the #academyoflions.
Here we give a shout out to some great posts.
melaniehewitt Unbroken, Rx Sally. #bringsallyup #pukie
jenny_mc To last nights launch of RunLab! 70+ people committing to run and train for a spring race together, for many this will be their first race. My heart is pretty full this morning #RunLab
instapatzi I adore my #TightMoves Crew. #davidbowie #love come dance w/ us Sunday's at 130pm #dancelife
colomengirl This place makes you laugh, smile, cry, jump for joy, stomp your feet and move to the beat! Happy Sunday Fun Day! What a day! Here's to a new week starting tomorrow -- kick it!

WHILE THEY LAST

PRE-ORDER

The Academy Fleece Raglan quickly became our best selling style of the Fall and sold out quickly.  This Collegiate inspired truffle sweater is a comfortable classic that fits both guys & girls.

We're restocking in February, but expect it to sell out fast once again. PRE-ORDER YOURS NOW online to make sure you get one when they arrive.
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HONOURABLE MENTION

ACADEMY OF LIONS CROSSFIT COACHING COMBINE. JANUARY 26th.

The Academy Of Lions prides itself on having the best coaching staff, with the most knowledge, skills and passion. We nurture our community by developing great people for leadership roles. 

If you are looking to develop your skills, contribute to the community and learn under the one of the best staffs in the country, please check out the criteria on the COMBINE info page.

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THE FRUITS OF OUR LABOUR

The SoComm (Social Committee) team is built of a group of people who are committed to the Academy of Lions community who have devoted their time to make everything social, fun & exciting.

It’s a new year and SoComm is looking for new...

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