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Calories Are Not Created Equal?

All the Same? Is a calorie just a calorie? Yes and No. First, it’s important to know what a calorie is. In scientific terms a calorie (kCal) is the energy needed to raise the temperature of 1 kilogram of water by 1 degree Celsius. This is equal to one thousand small calories and often used to measure the energy value of food. In layman's terms, a calorie is energy from food to fuel the body. By the scientific definition, a calorie is just a calorie, but in the nutrition world, it’s argued that not all calories are equal. Apple to Oranges & Calories Here is why all calories [...]

Rocky Mountain Junior Jam: Event 3

Event 3 Is "Chippin' Away" Standards Sprint -Takes place outside on pavement Hops over PVC -Jump and land with two feet over PVC pipe on floor Single-Unders -Rope passes completely under the feet one time for each jump Double-Unders -Rope passes completely under the feet two times for each jump -Only successful jumps are counted, not attempts Power Snatch -The barbell begins on the ground and must be lifted overhead in one motion -At the top, the barbell must come to full lockout overhead, with hips, knees and arms fully extended and the bar directly over or slightly behind the middle of the body -Kids division, the movement [...]

By |August 13th, 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments

Rocky Mountain Junior Jam: Event 2 Standards Row -Damper may be adjusted to any setting -The monitor must be set to zero at the beginning of each row -The athlete or the judge may reset the monitor -Athletes must stay seated until exact meters are reached   Burpee -Begins standing with hips and knees fully extended -The chest and thighs must touch the ground at the bottom -Finishes standing with hips & knees fully extended and hands over head -Stepping back and/or stepping up in the burpee is permitted   Jump over rower -Jumps may be lateral or rower facing -The rep ends when the athlete lands on both feet on the opposite [...]

By |August 11th, 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments