Author - DANIEL PIERCE

M6 Knowledge Bomb: 2017 Open Prep

By Jason Phillips It’s that time again….THE OPEN is less than 8 weeks away and we will soon know how successful the last year of training and nutrition has been. Please, take a moment and re-read that sentence, and note that it says “THE LAST YEAR” – not the last 8 weeks. Unfortunately, it’s right about now that most people are hitting the panic button. “I’m not strong enough” “My cardio isn’t good enough” “My gymnastics aren’t good enough” And after several years of watching athletes [...]

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Cassidy Duffield – On a Mission

  2014 American Weightlifting Champion  Cassidy Duffield is on a mission towards the 2017 Games. This 3x time Regional Games athlete has contended with a lot of adversity but continues to work towards her ultimate goal.    

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Poised for Greatness – Team M6’s Sigmundsdottir & Mayer Rock at the Dubai Fitness Championships

Team Mission 6 athletes Sara Sigmundsdóttir of Iceland and Travis Mayer of Alpharetta, GA competed in a series of 12 events followed by a 3-part final this past Wednesday through Saturday at the Dubai Fitness Champioships. Going into Dubai, Sigmundsdóttir, fresh off a Team Europe win at the recent CrossFit Invitational in Canada, was one of the favorites to win. Mayer was looking to build upon the momentum from his 10th place finish at the 2016 CrossFit Games. (more…)

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M6 KNOWLEDGE BOMB – Cluster Dextrin® Increases Time to Exhaustion in Elite Athletes

By Daniel Pierce If you haven’t heard by now, Cluster Dextrin® (highly branched cyclic dextrin) is a favorite among many experienced supplement users and for good reason. It supplies great steady-state energy, replenishes glycogen without spiking insulin levels, and clears the stomach faster than many other performance carbohydrate sources. Also, what’s helping it gain popularity in elite trainer and athlete communities is the continuing body of positive research that is continually growing. (more…)

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Alexis Johnson – On a Mission

The Lady Misfit Alexis Johnson is on a mission towards the 2017 Games. Learn how this gymnast turned fitness phenom built her confidence heading into the 2016 Games and how it will propel her into 2017 Open and beyond. (more…)

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Mission 6 Nutrition Signs Veteran Games Athlete Dani Horan

Despite being a new supplement brand, Mission 6 is rapidly adding to its roster of star athletes. Mission 6 Nutrition, a new and highly regarded sports nutrition brand, has formally announced they have signed Dani Horan to an endorsement contract. Horan is a coach at Champlain Valley CrossFit and regarded as one of the CrossFit Games elite. Being a 3x Games veteran (2x individual, 1x team), Horan has her eyes set on the 2017 CrossFit Open and Games once again [...]

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Brent Fikowski: On a Mission

Learn what drives the 4th fittest man on the planet, Brent Fikowski, to be the best! Brent is a phenom that can’t be stopped and we’re going to take a look into his life and training in this video. Learn what drives him and what pitfalls have helped motivate him along the way. (more…)

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CEO Jason Phillips on the Barbell Shrugged Podcast

CEO Jason Phillips drops some serious knowledge bombs on the Barbell Shrugged Podcast. Listen to him cover everything from adrenal fatigue and neural inflammation into what it like to help many of the fittest Games athletes with their performance nutrition. He even covers sex drive! This is one Podcast you don’t want to miss! (more…)

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