With the CrossFit Open just around the corner, it seems appropriate to discuss a short phrase you might hear in the coming weeks: “no rep.”Read More
The FUNdamentals ALWAYS pay off or catch up sooner or later. In order to progress safely and efficiently, your journey starts at the beginning – FUNdamentals. Learn them and constantly improve them.Read More
As we all recognize, achieving full extension is critical to an efficient Olympic lift; this is something all athletes should continuously work to improve technique in order to use their strength efficiently. Don’t waste the added strength that complete hip and knee extension provides. Be patient to complete the second pull and keep the bar in close; you’ll surprise yourself with just how much more upward momentum you add to the lift, and therefore, how much more space is created in order to get under and receive the bar.Read More
Every aspect of the world we live in pushes us toward a constant need for instant gratification. We need everything now-now-now, so it can be tough for CrossFit athletes to hear they need to slow down, take a step back, refine each movement and appreciate the proper learning curve for gymnastics skills.Read More
If you have been looking up in the deadlift and squat, look at a point on the floor next time you train and see how much it helps. Your hip and back mechanics will improve, and your balance will become a tool you can control rather than a problem to worry about.