Nutritional Periodization

Kim Glass Articles, News/Main, Updates

You’ve probably heard of periodizing your training, but did you know you can and should consider periodizing your nutrition?  I’ve practiced periodizing my nutrition for years now and I teach it to my clients as well. Nutritional periodization is the perfect way to prioritize your health while working towards your long term goal of fat loss. It’s the answer to …

2019 Fall CrossFit Open at RVA Performance Training

Brandon Leary News/Main, Updates

We can’t believe the Open is almost here. I am going to give you some preliminary details to look out for, as we have some awesome things planned this year! This link breaks things down to an insanely simple easy to read format. Below is our weekly layout for the 5 weeks of the Open. There will be plenty of …

How To Find Your Starting Point For Counting Calories

Kim Glass Articles, News/Main, Nutrition

How many calories should you eat when you’re trying to lose weight, build muscle or both?  First things first. The most important thing to understand when you’re beginning this journey is knowing where your calories currently are, so tracking for a week is necessary. You might also want to invest in a food scale as it’s more accurate when you …

Using a foam roller to improve movement

David Younkins Articles, News/Main, Updates

We see people in gyms foam rolling all over the place, and it’s great!  There’s little wrong with foam rolling, and while there’s some evidence that it can improve joint range of motion without a decrease in performance,  we want to make sure we are doing it intentionally since some of you might feel a bit like this from time …

Are you always on a diet?

Kim Glass Articles, News/Main, Nutrition

Have you been eating less and feel hungry all the time (or maybe no hunger at all anymore)? All the while, experiencing zero weight loss or body composition changes? If this is you and you’re constantly in dieting mode, your body will eventually start fighting back. This is extremely frustrating, believe me I get it! (this used to be me). …

5 Quick and Easy Recipes

Kim Glass Articles, Updates

Turkey Chili Ingredients: 2 lbs ground turkey 1 small chopped onion 2-3 minced garlic cloves 1 chopped pepper (I used green) 3 tbsp chili powder 1-2 tsp cumin 1 tsp salt 1-2 tsp pepper Up to 16 ounces of low sodium chicken broth 1-2 cans kidney beans drained and rinsed Directions: Coat your pan with some olive oil spray, and …

6 Ways You’re Sabotaging Your Fat Loss (+ 6 Tips!)

Kim Glass Articles

Eating too much. This seems so obvious I know, but most of us have no idea how many calories we are eating. Especially if you don’t cook your own food! Take some time and figure out how much you’re eating every day. Tip: Start tracking your food and input into something like MyFitnessPal. This alone is a powerful tool to …

New RVA Fit Class Times!

Brandon Leary News/Main, Updates

Starting October 1st, 2018 6:30pm classes will be available on Mondays and Wednesdays. This is a permanent change and will likely lead to more times on additional days. Hope to see you come out to get fit!

Thanks for 10 Years

Jake Events, News/Main, Updates

It’s hard to illustrate how special our gym is, without knowing a little bit about the unlikely history of how we came to be where we are today. This wasn’t meant to be a business. Even in the midst of starting the gym, it was never really the plan for it to be mine or anyone else’s job. On top …