Technique

The Biomechanics of Running and its Transfer to the Performance of CrossFit Exercises

Article from crossfitbiomechanics.wordpress.com Perhaps the biggest criticism of CrossFit, whether merited or not, is that CrossFit training is dangerous, and high-risk. I regularly hear things like “it’s not a matter of ‘if’ but rather of ‘when’ you will be injured.” Before starting myself, I may have believed these types of comments. In fact, recently there […]

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One Thing You Can Use to Make Your Clients Squat Better – BreakingMuscle.com

Article by BreakingMuscle.com By Jeff Barnett, Contributor – Health and Fitness News The properly executed bodyweight squat is firmly established as an awesome exercise. It builds strength, flexibility, body awareness, and balance simultaneously. But not everyone agrees on the best way to squat. Most coaches agree on the big points, like maintaining a neutral spine and […]

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Science Says Full Range of Motion Is Best – BreakingMuscle.com

Article from BreakingMuscle.com By Doug Dupont, Contributor – Health and Fitness News Raise your hand if you’ve ever seen someone doing a “squat” that amounts to a quarter of a rep and you shook your head at him or her. Without seeing you, I’m going to guess that pretty much every reader of Breaking Muscle has had […]

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The 7 Biggest CrossFit Mistakes (and How to Fix Them) – The Box Magazine

Article from TheBoxMag.com By Chris Logan For every CrossFitter killing it workout after workout, posting legit numbers and seeing his strength, mobility and endurance flourish, there’s the guy cutting corners or going overboard with his training, risking injury (and perhaps his reputation) in the process. Mistakes and faux pas are prevalent in every training discipline, […]

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A New Way to Work Out – Men’s Journal

Article from Men’s Journal By DANIEL DUANE Turns out getting strong – really strong – is the key to true fitness. The following program is the perfect introduction to strength training. Whether you’re totally new to strength training or coming back from a long layoff, this stripped-down program is ideal for the initial four to six […]

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Fitr.tv Barbell Shrugged videos

Barbell Shrugged – CrossFit, Strength and Conditioning Videos Fitr.tv is an online resource for many of the tools used to train their own actual athletes at the first, and now largest, CrossFit gym in Memphis, TN called Faction Strength and Conditioning – The Home of CrossFit Memphis. Fitr.tv hosts a weekly Barbell Shrugged Strength and […]

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20 Tips That Will Make You Better at Olympic Weightlifting

Article from BreakingMuscle.com By Chet Morjaria Contributor – Strength Training and Olympic Weightlifting The following is a guest post from Chet Morjaria of Ironwork: The road to success in Olympic weightlifting is often a complex one to navigate. There are many routes to take, some more direct than others. An experienced lifting coach can help you map out your journey, […]

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