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The Importance Of Active Recovery Days

What is active recovery? Simply put, it’s an intentional action that we take to promote healthy repair to our body. This could be a few minutes spent foam rolling, going on a short recovery run, or taking a yoga class. As a rule active recovery should be low intensity at low volume and should mitigate […]

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October’s NITTY GRITTY

Happy​ ​October​ ​gang! In​ ​an​ ​effort​ ​to​ ​keep​ ​you​ ​informed​ ​about​ ​upcoming​ ​events,​ ​this​ ​month​ ​we’re​ ​launching​ ​our​ ​first ever​ ​newsletter,​ ​“The​ ​Nitty​ ​Gritty”. Don’t​ ​worry,​ ​we​ ​plan​ ​on​ ​taking​ ​the​ ​same​ ​approach​ ​with​ ​our​ ​communication​ ​as​ ​we​ ​do​ ​with​ ​our workouts,​ ​no​ ​fluff​ ​or​ ​BS.​ ​That’s​ ​right,​ ​we​ ​won’t​ ​drone​ ​on​ ​about​ ​nothing​ ​just​ […]

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GRIT LIFE Members on Mindfulness and Meditation

In our final REFLECT post for the month, we bring you the stories of two of our amazing community members. Learn more about how Amee and Jessica have used meditation, breathing and mindfulness to achieve focus, relieve stress and improve other areas of their lives. At GRIT Life we believe that mindfulness, meditation and positive […]

Meditation and Your Brain

As we start to wind down our month long focus on Reflect, we turn our attention to the meditation side of reflection. While there are many types of meditation (zazen, primordial sound meditation, heart rate meditation just to name a few), all of them offer similar benefits that will pay off in your training, focus and […]

5 Ways To Be Mindful During A Workout

We’ve all had moments where we lose our focus. We may have hit a plateau, be feeling cold and wanting to stay in bed before that morning sweat session or focus more on life’s stress than our workout. There’s something we miss when we don’t give our attention to the moment at hand. That flow, […]

September’s Focus Pillar: Reflect

“Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated Warriors go to war first and then seek to win.” – Sun Tzu In September, we reflect. Reflection means many things to many people. To us, it’s about mindfulness. “Mindfulness” is a popular (but subjective) word that’s often associated with meditation, yoga and spirituality. […]

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Introducing TRUE GRIT

Hi friends and GRITTY people! Now that we’ve had a few months to catch our breath after an amazing grand opening, we’re getting down to business and adding a little inspiration, motivation and community building right here on our website. Welcome to TRUE GRIT. Here you’ll find weekly thoughts, built around one of our four […]