Category: Blog

Thank You from the Power Keg owners and staff

I first want to start off by thanking each and everyone of you for the outpouring of support, thoughts and prayers you have shown us through this incredibly trying time. We have received messages of hope and support from as far away as Brazil. We have small gyms that are not even part of the CrossFit community reaching out offering to help any way possible.

I’m Not the Athlete I Used to Be… And I’m Glad

How Did I Get Here Growing up, my usual sports of choice were swimming and basketball. I always worked hard, but was never one of those naturally gifted athletes. I did it because it was fun and because the other alternative was being cooped up inside. Once I went to college, I found rowing. Rowing …
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Better sleep with better nutrition.

Carbs can help you sleep! Sleepiness nights are quite possibly the worst feeling ever. You finally lay down to call it a night and you lay there for hours. You have probably heard of some common ways to improve sleep such as: limit caffeine, reduce exposure to light before bed, set up a routine before …
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6 Week Fitness and Nutrition Challenge

Power Keg Athletics is excited to announce that In exactly 7 days we are bringing back our 6-Week New You Challenge! Located in Little Italy, Power Keg has been providing a one-of-a-kind workout program that helps people transform their bodies and reach their fitness goals! With the 6 week challenge, participants will get to experience: Functional exercises …
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Crossfit vs. Traditional Gyms

Everyone has their own goals when they walk into the gym. Lose body fat, build strength, gain muscle, and increase endurance. You might have to search for the gym that provides you with the best tools to accomplish your goals fast and efficiently. A traditional gym (Gold’s, 24hr Fitness, Chuze, etc.) promotes their incredibly low …
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Stretch everyday to stop being in pain!

We all know that it’s important to stretch in order to stay limber. This is even more important for individuals who exercise or play sports. But WHY do you need to be stretching? Is it just to warm up your muscles? Do they help you run faster? Or jump higher? Stretching has many benefits, but for those …
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