10 Struggles Only People Who Lift Understand

It might sound like a massive cliche, but life changes when you start lifting.  Most of these changes are for the better. You feel fitter, healthier and stronger than ever before. You’re more confident, and you know what makes you happy. Food and lifting, right?

But there are a few struggles only people who lift will understand. Here’s our top 10 - how many can you relate to?

August 06, 2016 — KITBOX [ ]
Tags: Training

Signs You Need to Eat More

Conventional wisdom tells us it's good to eat less - especially if your training goal is fat loss. But this isn't necessarily the case, and there are plenty of reasons you may need to eat more instead.

Here are some of them.

June 24, 2016 — KITBOX [ ]

Are You On Track With Your 2016 Fitness Goals?

We're now almost half way through the year, and it's time to review the goals you set at the start of 2016. Are you on track?

If not, there could be a few reasons why the first half of the year hasn't gone to plan. The key to moving forward with your fitness goals is to understand why - and review your goals so you can end the year in a better place.

June 21, 2016 — KITBOX [ ]

Practical Tips to Improve Your Mindset

By now, you should know how you perform in the box comes down to more than just training and nutrition. 

Your mindset, which is made up of your thoughts and attitudes, plays a huge role. If you want to make the biggest gains, you need to take this into consideration and remove any mental blocks getting between you and your goals.

June 04, 2016 — KITBOX [ ]

Brand of the Month - Hurley

At Kitbox, we bring you the best clothing and equipment for functional fitness. It's what we do, and we think we're pretty good at it. We source products from across the globe, handpicking brands that stand out from the traditional world of fitness.

So, our decision to add this month's Brand of the Month to our product range was a no-brainer. For functional fitness, Hurley is one of the biggest success stories of the 21st century. If you've tried their products, you'll understand why! If you haven't, here's everything you need to know...

May 31, 2016 — KITBOX [ ]
Tags: Training

How to Beat the Winter Blues

beat the winter blues

After a mild start, the temperature has dropped and winter's arrived in force. If you've found your mood crashing along with the climate, here are a few tips to get you back on track.

November 25, 2015 — KITBOX [ ]
Benchmark and Hero WODs You Can Do Anywhere

Benchmark and Hero WODs You Can Do Anywhere

Sometimes, it's just not possible to make it down to the box, despite your best intentions. If you want to train, that doesn't mean you're forced into an unplanned rest day or a half-hearted run. Here are five WODs you can do anywhere:

October 22, 2015 — KITBOX [ ]
7 Deadlifting Mistakes to Avoid

7 Deadlifting Mistakes to Avoid

Believe it or not, there's more to the deadlift than simply keeping your back strong and picking up the barbell. If you want to make the most gains, you need to become efficient in the movement and really dial in your technique. Here are seven common pitfalls to avoid:
October 20, 2015 — KITBOX [ ]

Get Inspired with CrossFit Games Athletes

If you've read our last blog post, and you're ready to stop making excuses, it's time to work on your motivation. Who better to turn to for advice than CrossFit Games athletes? Here are some words of wisdom from our favourites to help keep you inspired:
October 13, 2015 — KITBOX [ ]
Tags: Training

9 Fitness Excuses We're All Tired of Hearing

Reaching your fitness goals requires dedication, motivation and consistency. If you're not making any progress, chances are you're lacking in at least one of those. It's easy to justify this with the same old excuses - we've all been there.
October 10, 2015 — KITBOX [ ]

Glute Activation: What You Need to Know

When it comes to buzzwords, "glute activation" is most certainly up there. It's hard to walk into a box these days without hearing someone talking about it - and with good reason. Here's what you need to know:
September 29, 2015 — KITBOX [ ]

6 Signs It's Time For a Rest Day

We all want to train hard, but when does it become too much? If you've experienced any of the following signs, it might be time to schedule a rest day:
September 21, 2015 — KITBOX [ ]