Summer is right around the corner. The days are longer, and we’re all spending more time having fun outside. A day spent outside in the sun and heat may be fun, but it can mess with your hydration and electrolyte levels. So what’s the best way to stay hydrated? The obvious choice that’s readily [...]
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Guest post by Mollie Lipka I started CrossFit because I loved the aesthetic CrossFit athletes had. Anyone else? I’m sure I’m not alone. Regardless of my superficial reasons for starting CrossFit, I’m incredibly glad I did. I’ve enjoyed marked health improvements as my body and my mind have grown faster and stronger. I’m more confident, [...]
When you sign up for any group fitness option, it’s easy to assume that the person leading your workout is the best person for the job. But how do you know that you can trust this person with your health and fitness? One way is to figure out if this person is a fitness [...]
By Alan Shaw, Co-Owner and Head Coach of Rhapsody CrossFit Sweat. In the world of fitness, drips and drops are a universal symbol of work – whether you think of it as equity in or weakness out, sweat is the first sign that you showed up. At Rhapsody CrossFit, we are so big on [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]