CrossFit Bradenton Blog

Lor Roma-Nusman: A New Lease on Life

Paris, I can’t say Thank You enough! I was always the type to go, go, go until my energy level and exhaustion got so bad that I knew something was wrong. I had tests done which showed I had a congenital defect of my Aorta and it was also barely open enough for the blood… Read more »

Coaches Corner: How Exercise Can Help Improve Energy Levels

Do you ever find yourself low on energy? If you’re like most people, it’s likely that you do. Balancing our careers and/or home life with our own extracurricular activities and then adding caring for our children and their extracurricular activities on top of that makes for a long, hectic and extremely busy day. Believe me,… Read more »

Do You Get Dizzy While Weightlifting?

Recently, one of my athletes told me that they were getting dizzy doing squat cleans. I watched them do another rep and noticed that they were holding their breath during the movement. The process of holding one’s breath while weightlifting is called the Valsalva Maneuver and it’s what most experts recommend that weightlifters do while performing near maximal lifts. The Valsalva… Read more »

Kristi Seagrave: A Welcoming Experience

After leaving a previous CrossFit gym, Crossfit Bradenton was the first on my list to try. Needless to say my list never continued any further. Going to my first class, I had an ongoing welcoming from every member in there to make me feel welcome. What I loved about this gym the most is this didn’t… Read more »

Ginger Moritz: I Found What I Was Missing

My fitness journey has landed me at CrossFit Bradenton (CFB) about 2 years ago.  Before coming to CFB, I was seeing a personal trainer, which was helping me with my weight loss goals but was expensive and I felt like something was missing.  That something, being CrossFit, was introduced to me by my good friend Denise…. Read more »