No matter what activity you choose to pursue, it’s important to have the right gear to help you excel in your given area and also prevent injury or muscle strain. Part of that gear is selecting the right shoe for your chosen activity and, with so many options out there, it’s important to know [...]
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Ask any office employee what they drink to stay awake and most of the time you’re going to hear an answer we can all relate to: coffee. Athletes in the CrossFit world will often tell you the same thing, though their reasoning for downing a cup of coffee before a workout may be more [...]
Raising the bar on what it means to be a hungry athlete, James Lewis shares his story on evolving from acute asthmatic to CrossFit athlete. What is your story? Growing up I was a severe asthmatic which prevented me from participating in sports for the majority of my life. As I grew older, I [...]
You heard us. The dynamic duo and dream team behind Rhapsody CrossFit in Charleston, Alan Shaw + Trinity Wheeler, are launching a radio show fittingingly titled Rhapsody Radio. Whatever shall this be about? A bit of nothing and everything all at once. The two will talk about leaving the Big Apple to open a [...]
Sommelier for Husk and staple among Charleston’s Food & Bev scene, Matt finds his third space and stays in check at Rhapsody CrossFit. What is your story? I was born in the gritty city of Philadelphia. After 27 years in the northeast, I yearned for a new climate and new challenges. A weekend visit [...]
Mobility is key to any athlete, as it helps to strengthen muscle and prevent injury. Especially with CrossFit, it’s important to take some time to increase your mobility, and one of the best ways to do that is through yoga. Check out these five yoga poses that can help increase mobility and take your [...]
Guest post by Mollie Lipka, Rhapsody CrossFit Member If you live in a destination city like Charleston, you know that there will almost always be drop-ins at your CrossFit box. Some you exchange friendly banter with, some you may not speak with at all. Others can have a profound impact on your life without [...]
Guest post by Dr. Maysa Hannawi, Rhapsody Brain Trust Member Hi! I am Dr. Maysa Hannawi PT, DPT, but I usually just go by Maysa. Before I was a doctor, I was a patient - many times, for many injuries (you could say I’m prone). Breaking bones and tearing ligaments isn’t necessarily a resume booster, [...]
Raising the bar on what it means to be a hungry athlete, Sarah Platt shares her story on showing up and going from 0 to level 10 obsessed with CrossFit in the space of a week. What is your story? I grew up in Maryland and did my undergraduate degree at St. Mary’s College [...]
When we think about post-workout recovery, we often think of stretching, foam rolling and maybe an Epsom salt bath. Sure, these are all great ways to take care of sore (or soon-to-be sore) muscles, but what are you doing to take care of your hands? Every lift and bar grab takes a toll on [...]