Equipment

Ten Weightlifting Accessories You Should Be Using – Tabata Times

Article from TabataTimes.com There are lots and lots of accessories that you can tote to the gym every day in the hopes of improving your athletic performance. Which are worth your time? The Poliquin Group has put together a handy list of Ten Training Accessories and How to Use Them (How to perform better and […]

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Why Olympic Weightlifting Shoes Matter – Tabata Times

“If you would buy good shoes for running, why wouldn’t you buy the proper shoes for weightlifting? There is no substitute for a weightlifting shoe.” Article from Tabata Times Let’s be honest: CrossFit — though it may be bare-bones in terms of the box itself — is not exactly a cheap endeavor. Whether you regularly […]

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The Benefits of Knee Sleeves «  Invictus | Redefining Fitness

Article by crossfitinvictus.com Written by Nick Hawkes You have probably seen athletes around the gym sporting some flashy, bright blue knee sleeves. And, you might have said to yourself “self, those a super stylish and I wonder if I could benefit from their brilliant blue power for performance while enhancing my workout ensemble.” The answer […]

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Do I need weightlifting shoes?

Article from sexyasfuck.org Fuck yes, you do. Mark Rippetoe said it (and he is the smartest man I know).  Weightlifting shoes are the only piece of equipment you actually need.  Those probably weren’t his exact words, but I have read it in at least two of his books and on numerous posts of his on […]

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Hurts So Good: A Beginner’s Guide Self-Myofascial/Trigger Point Release

We can’t all afford a personal masseuse or athletic trainer to regularly rub out the kinks, soreness, and tight spots in our muscles. But there is a way to massage oneself, with the benefit of being able to control exactly where and how much pressure to apply.

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A CEO’s Stable Regimen – Wall Street Journal

Article from online.wsj.com By Tom Flynn For Gary Smith, a rigorous CrossFit workout has helped him to keep his competitive edge as a telecommunications chief executive—so much so he converted stables on his property, into a facility devoted to the exercise regimen. “What I like about [CrossFit] is it’s intense and varied and really is […]

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Katie Hogan: A CrossFitters Competition Bag – TheRXReview.com

Article from TheRXReview.com By Katie Hogan Katie Hogan gives us an insight into what she packs in her bag when heading to CrossFit or Functional Fitness competition. I get emails all the time from first-time competitors asking for advice before their first competition. I usually like to write some words of encouragement and a reminder […]

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