EP. 67 - DOPE ATHLETES: CBD & WEED FOR ATHLETES, FIGHTERS & LOVERS

DHANI TALKS WITH ANGELINA ABOUT CBD & WEED, AND HOW IT BENEFITS ATHLETES

 It’s a good time to be Canadian.  In contrast to our friends south of the border who seem to be at a crossroads of culture & freedom with the every increasing odds of President Trump being a real thing, we Canucks seem to be heading in a better direction. 

Not to say that we don’t have our problems - we’ve got a lot. But at least we seem to be divesting ourselves of all the fake problems that were created in the last century.  We’re talking about weed & other drugs that have been marginalized & criminalized despite showing undeniable benefits for health and pain relief...

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FEAR OF THE UNKNOWN BY:
RICHMOND LO

COACH RICHMOND LO TALKS ABOUT THE FEAR OF THE UNKNOWN AND HOW TO HARNESS IT.

One of my biggest pet peeves is not knowing what will happen next, the lack of control, the fear of disappointment in myself in or others, and feeling dumb and useless looking back. But over time I've learnt to not rely on a false safety net of comfort, but learn to trust in the effort of myself, the people I surround myself with and to learn from my environment. Either from others or my own mistakes, then to move on with that knowledge.

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AMO'S 10 QUESTIONS:
LINDSAY PRAJZA

AMEDEO ASKS ONE OF ACADEMY'S ROLE MODELS LINDSAY PRAJZA, ABOUT HER FIRST EXPERIENCE WITH ACADEMY AND WHO IT HAS HELPED HER BECOME.

It took her 9 months to enter the Academy of Lions after hearing about it, but one day she tried a class and never looked back. Lindsay has been a very involved member since Day 1. She’s one of the amazing Social Committee (SoComm) members, she has participated in many competitions inside and outside the Academy and when she’s not competing, she’s on the front-lines cheering fellow Lions on. A leading role model of the Lion Family, today we get to know a bit more about who Lindsay is and what the Academy is for her.

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CARBS: BIG & BAD?

ACADEMY OF LIONS NUTRITIONIST NATHALIE TALKS CARBS

One of the things that so many of my clients are still confused about are carbohydrates - what is a carb? Are carbs good? Are all carbs bad?  Depending on what book or article you read last, the answer can be anywhere from one extreme to the next.

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GENSTORE FEATURES

FEELING LUCKY FOR SUMMER? NEW MEMBER CLASS PACK PROMO


MetCon (Metabolic Conditioning) sessions focus on developing outstanding cardio, endurance and technique using functional CrossFit movements involving Bodyweight, Kettlebells, Med Balls & Plyo.
All workouts are scaled and modified to meet the needs and fitness levels of the athlete
from beginner to advanced.
* OFFER FOR NEW MEMBERS ONLY
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GET YOUR KETTLEBELL ON!

NEW KETTLEBELL CLASSES EVERY THURSDAY 5:30PM WITH DR. PAUL OH


I first learned to be strong from a kettlebell.  During myStrongFirst Kettlebell instructor certification in 2013 my understanding of strength evolved.  Also, I got to meet and learn from one of my Strength Heroes, the Godfather of Kettlebells himself Pavel Tsatsouline.
 
KETTLEBELL GAME ON POINT >

Community is everything at the #academyoflions.
Here we give a shout out to some great posts.
savedbythekettlebell Nasty save but a save nonetheless. Snatch complex PR @ 50kg 🏼#thatliftingface #weightlifting #olylifts #snatch #complex #academyoflions #putinwork #fightforit #donotletgo #instavidsneedtobelonger #imadethatOHS
ashleymonaghan I don't care what anyone says, Beyonce's new album is incredible. Also, I'm doing the #15DaysCFGpress challenge and I thought I'd share this one cause sometimes people see me doing this stuff and ask a lot of questions about it. This is a NEGATIVE PRESS POP Check out @cfgymnastics for the movement breakdown. 
johnshoust Behind the neck jerk PR @ 225#. #crossfit #fu40 #gains
instapatzi #tightmoves #bestof #rhythmnation who knew videos this long were allowed?? #Toronto #nondancers #416 #dance

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SHAPE THE ACADEMY CULTURE

Our Mission is to grow community - that includes our own team. Academy is looking for a Retail Manager, Coaches, Apprentices & Interns for various opportunities.


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We build strong communities through athletics, movement and doing the right things for our bodies & minds. Academy Of Lions is an officially affiliated CrossFit Gym that has been serving the people since the summer of 2008.
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Toronto, Ontario
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