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Wodify Tips

Introduction

Below you'll find tips on how to maximize the benefit of the Wodify system. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to ask your Coach the next time you're in the Box.
 

Track your results

One of the key principles of CrossFit is measurable results. You work hard during your workouts. Take a few minutes to record that hard work so you can see how much progress you are making. Every workout has one or more measurable components. If you log your results for each of these components Wodify will automatically build a history of your performance over time. You may not always repeat the exact same workout but components will reappear and will be similar enough for you to see improvement. You can also set goals for the day's workout based on previous results. 5 more reps, 5 seconds faster, 5 more lbs., you get the idea.

The best time to record your workout is before you leave the box. Grab your smartphone or take a minute at the kiosk before you head out the door. If you're at all like me the details will fade quickly as family, work, food, pets, etc. all make demands on your attention.

Build the habit now and reap the rewards for a lifetime.
 

Watch videos of movements

Wodify has organized a collection of videos to explain and demonstrate the proper techniques for all of the most common exercises you'll encounter during a WOD. You can use these videos to review a workout before attempting it under weight or with a clock ticking away at you. After a workout is finished it can be helpful to view the videos to reinforce the coaching you received.
 

Recruit a nutrition coach

"You can't outrun a bad diet." Many of us have weight loss goals, fitness goals, and strength goals. Getting into the box is a huge step towards achieving these goals. To maximize your progress you need a base of proper nutrition and hydration.

Wodify has a food journal available in your profile. You can ask any other member to be your nutrition coach and review your journal. Your nutrition coach can help motivate you to make healthy choices. A study I read showed that people who shared their food choices with a friend or family member were much more likely to stay true to their dietary goals.