CrossFit Open Tips From WAG Nutrition Coaches

The CrossFit Open is an exciting time whether you’re new to the game or have been at it for a while. At WAG Nutrition, we’ve coached hundreds of clients through one of the most popular CrossFit community events so naturally, we have some advice to give.

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How to Make Weight for a Weightlifting Competition

Currently trying to make weight for a weightlifting competition? Here are our tips and tricks to help you make weight for your sport - straight from a seasoned WAG Coach and international-level weightlifter. There are many sports out there that may require you to fall into a specific weight class to be eligible for competition. Weightlifting, powerlifting, judo, boxing and wrestling are just some of the sports that require athletes to be divided into weight classes and ‘make weight’ in that category.

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Should You Retest a Workout During the CrossFit Open?

Have you ever finished a workout during the CrossFit Open and received a score short of what you were hoping for? Have you ever felt the need to redo a workout right away because you thought you could have done better?

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Eat to Compete: Competition Day Nutrition

Competition day is finally here. You’ve trained for months and maximized your recovery, and now it's time to step up and perform.

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Cole Sager: Nutrition, Mindset and Fitness

According to Cole, the best thing you can do to become an elite athlete is get out of your own head. Cole finds his edge in his mental game.

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WAG Q&A With Adee, Episode 30: Competition Day Nutrition

Adee’s addressing all of your common questions and concerns about nutrition on competition day to help you bring yourself back to the comfort zone and prepare for the “big day.”

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WAG Life Cassidy Lance-McWherter: Road to the Podium

In this video, we get an inside look at exactly how Cassidy prepares for the Games in the gym and in the kitchen.

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WAG Stories Camille LeBlanc-Bazinet: Success Doesn't Always Equal Winning

In this WAG Original Series, watch how 2014 CrossFit Games Champion, Camille LeBlanc-Bazinet discusses her life’s purpose.

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WAG Q&A with Adee Cazayoux: Episode 8, Rename: CrossFit Open Nutrition and Recovery

In this episode of Q&A with Adee Cazayoux, founder of Working Against Gravity, Adee answers questions about nutrition and recovery that can help during the CrossFit Open!

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Mindfulness For Lifting Heavy On the Platform

If you ask any elite athlete to talk about the key elements for successful lifting or competing, 9/10 times they will talk about having a strong mental edge.

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Preparing For Your First CrossFit Competition

Preparing for a CrossFit competition is more physically and mentally demanding than exclusively training just for fitness. Don’t let that deter you, if you participate in CrossFit we encourage you to do a competition at least once in your lifetime!

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Prepare Like a Pro for Your First Meet

Excited/Nervous/Anxious — the emotions and adrenaline rush of competing are what make it such a worthwhile experience. It is the reason that once you compete, you’ll want to do it again and again.

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