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Our Values

Our Values

The past 18 months has seen many challenges for the Fitness Industry and for all other industries. Business owners have had to make hard decisions, while faced with uncertain futures. In the coming months I believe we will be faced with more challenging decisions,...

Afghanistan, Was it all for nothing?

Afghanistan, Was it all for nothing?

There is a young man and his family I think about all the time. Some days of the year I can't keep him out of my mind and every time some one mentions that the war in Afghanistan and the question, was it all for nothing? I think...

The Isolation of Afghanistan

Afghanistan is an extremely Isolated country. It is really hard to picture how isolated it is. I know from being there how difficult it would be to send help to a young girl in the Baluchi Valley in Oruzgan province in Afghanistan. I remember talking to locals in the...

The Future of Afghanistan

The Future of Afghanistan

What's happening in Afghanistan is complicated. An understanding of its history and extreme isolation is needed to understand what the future holds for the people and especially the women of Afghanistan. Understand, they are now cut off, apart from Kabul airport...

How to lose weight Fast?

How to lose weight Fast?

  There are many strategies to weight loss and many successful diets that can be used. Different approaches suit different people, the best practise is what works for each individual. Below is a strategy that may work for you. Coming out of the longest and...

Fighting for plus size Apparel

I would like to introduce you to an Affiliate owner, Athena Parez who is fighting for every CrossFitter. The importance of her story goes along with the importance of her fight. Athena's story represents many other CrossFitters stor and understanding that will you...

New Programming

New Programming

I am excited to announce that Daylesford CrossFit has signed up for CrossFit HQ's, CrossFit Affiliate Programming (CAP). Starting this coming Monday 2nd of August we will be following a new program delivered by the CrossFit HQ's programming team. There will be no...

How much protein should I be eating?

How much protein should I be eating?

Protein is one of the three macronutrients that our bodies need to survive. A protein is like a building block for life and even our own bodies are made up of these building blocks. Our bodies go through protein synthesis, which is the process of breaking down and...

The day I met Mr Andrew Hastie MP

The day I met Mr Andrew Hastie MP

There are some moments in our lives that stick with us as vivid memories. It is funny how a single moment or day can feel like yesterday but others you have no recollection of. There is one day from my time in the Army that I remember very clearly. It was nothing...

Where are you spending your time

Where are you spending your time

There is a video circulating Instagram from @carlsjsoda pouring her heart out in response to Thursdays announcement of Victorias fifth lockdown. It has had over 3 million views and shared by CrossFit Games athlete Kara Saundars. Daylesford CrossFit has a connection to...

90 Days of Injuries

90 Days of Injuries

Three months ago I shared in a blog post our strategy for Preventing and Managing Injuries. Since then all injuries, no matter how minor, have been recorded and tracked. This data can now be analysed to see the safety of our CrossFit program. 90 Days of Injuries in...

FINDING TIME TO EXERCISE?

FINDING TIME TO EXERCISE?

Before Coach Tia and Teegs joined our team I was coaching every class. It worked out to be a very long day and sometimes hard to fit in my own workout. When Coach Tia started I was pumped to one day have the opportunity to be home with Paulz and Betty for dinner. Tia...

WHAT IS CROSSFIT

WHAT IS CROSSFIT

CrossFit is a practice for health. It was created by searching for the optimal human operating manual for health throughout ones life.  It follows a methodology of nutrition and exercise. The nutrition is designed for human performance and longevity. The exercise...

How often should I take REST Days?

How often should I take REST Days?

Rest Days are an important part of a good fitness program. The body needs time to recover from training so we do not fatigue and burn out. The most important reason for Rest Days is so we are training at our best. The greatest adaptations of fitness happens when we...

Injuries and Preventions

Injuries and Preventions

Injuries Damage caused to the body that prevents or impedes athletic performance. Anytime we get up off the couch we at risk of injury. Coming into a CrossFit gym and training for athletic performance we increase the risk of injury, well increased greater than staying...

Our Mission

Our Mission

When I left the Army I was little lost, I didn't know what to do or where I wanted to be. My focused drifted and it took me some time to get back on track. One of my proudest accomplishments in the Army, I was awarded Student of Merit on my promotion course to...

My Vision for Daylesford CrossFit

My Vision for Daylesford CrossFit

2020 was a tough year for gyms. With 2 closures and months of uncertainty, it was a huge effort to stay open. At the end of 2020 Daylesford CrossFit faced a harder challenge than COVID had ever thrown at us. Our gyms location was closed by the local council due to a...

Keto Diet

Keto Diet

Righto, this is going to be a good one. If you are not aware, the Keto Diet is placing your body into a state of ketosis, where the body produces and uses ketones as a fuel source. This is achieved by eating less than 50 grams of carbohydrates a day and replacing it...