Reflecting on the past four weeks of the Partner Nutrition Challenge and they have been filled with accountability, support, recipe sharing, food photos, trying new things, crushing goals, and creating new habits.
ALL AMAZING THINGS.
Are you wondering about what’s next? How to keep the momentum going after the challenge and building on the healthy habits you’ve worked so hard to create may be some things that you are starting to think about and game plan for.
The number one best option for you to continue to hit your goals and progress forward is Ongoing Nutrition Coaching.
Typically, in order to move forward with ongoing coaching, you need to complete an initial nutrition package, however all challenger participants can use the challenge as their initial package and jump right in to ongoing coaching as soon as the challenge is complete.
What is included in Ongoing Nutrition Coaching:
- 1-on-1 support from me, Coach Anna.
- Individualized macro goals based on your unique, individual needs.
- Virtual check-ins every other week.
- In-person check-ins and biometric testing one time per month.
- Food journal sharing.
- Text and email access to me outside of appointments.
- Specialized plans to hit your weight loss or performance goals.
- Additional reference materials.
- Individualized nutrition education.
- Goal setting sessions every 4 weeks to ensure you hit your goals and plan new ones once you do.
We have two different pricing options for our ongoing nutrition program at Icehouse. You can either add it on to your existing membership OR you can switch over to our brand-new Wellness Membership. The Wellness Membership includes unlimited fitness classes + ongoing nutrition coaching. If you are already an unlimited member, the Wellness Membership is the way to go because it will save you some cash money each month.
The momentum has been so damn strong throughout this challenge, so why stop when it ends?! Schedule your first 1-on-1 nutrition coaching appointment with me today!
Anna Fink is a Nutrition and Flux Coach at CrossFit Icehouse. She is passionate about helping others reach their optimal health through nutritional and lifestyle changes.
We all want to progress and be better at the goals we have set for ourselves and achieve a higher level of fitness, and we all want it right now. Truthfully there is nothing wrong with that. In fact your desire to improve can be a great motivator on your journey towards a greater level of health and fitness, not just in the gym but outside as well.
The purpose of this conversation however is to address the process we take to achieve that next level. Be forewarned this is an honest conversation that expects you to check yourself and be realistic about your answers.
How many times have you been at the gym working your way through another awful set of wall balls and that one didn’t quite hit the line at the high enough spot, or maybe that squat on the last one was not quite below parallel? You might count it as a rep anyways and keep on going. I mean really who is it going to hurt? Nobody saw it, and nobody really cares if you did 24 out of 25 full, true, wall balls.
The truth is YOU SHOULD CARE! Not because it matters what everyone else thinks about your wall balls, but rather how you feel about completing the work in its entirety. At the end of the day, the person you are hurting is you.
There is an article written by CrossFits founder, Mr. Greg Glassman, that talks specifically about this and more-so it talks about the process it takes to gain meaningful success in the gym and how that can be achieved through true virtuosity.
It sounds like a buzz word or something cool for the coaches to say (to let you know that they know all the things and stuff) but practicing virtuosity by “performing the common uncommonly well” will not only serve to help you achieve those goals faster in the gym, but also in life.
It all starts with the foundations of movement. Air squat before we overhead squat, and must learn to overhead squat before we learn to snatch. Don’t take this as a shot at your ego or that you are doing anything wrong. Take this as an opportunity to get best at the basics and to make the more complex movements beneficial; not only for your safety but also for your overall fitness.
Jake Haile is our resident morning person here at CrossFit Icehouse and we believe him to actually be spring loaded out of bed each morning. When Jake isn’t pursuing his passion of coaching adults of all levels all over Fargo, he spends his time having dance offs with members, playing rec-league basketball and chasing around his 2 beautiful daughters.