Recovery is a given part of crossfit training. In fact, there are many functions in the recovery phase of fitness that are necessary for continuous strength building and endurance. When you are in recovery, you are essentially not working out. However, to make your efforts more active in making the most of every recovery period,...Read more
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You may ask yourself what does mustard seeds have to do with the Open? Have you seen a mustard seed? Probably not, but it is a very small seed. Yet over time this tiny seed grows into a plant that produces flavoring that we enjoy. Right about now you are thinking okay and this has what...Read more
When we think about our health, we are great in coming up with short term goals, but we struggle with realizing our health and fitness should be considered as long term goals. We often forget that it is a journey and process that is constantly changing and forming us forever. You may ask, how do I...Read more
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- High level pre-contraction of the trunk erector muscles are maximally tightened.
- The high extensor and the buttock muscles are highly increased, while the are extensor muscles are relaxed.
- The angle of the hip joint is 50-56...
Dear CCF Athletes,
With the 2015 Open Among us, I see people struggling with if they should sign-up or not. They think they can't do a movement, they aren't the fastest, they would be the weakest link for the team, add your excuse here, etc...... Here...Read more
During winter months, we often tend to forget we can get dehydrated. As cooler weather approaches we often remember to bundle up, but we don’t really consider hydration to be an issue during this season. When we exercise during the cooler months, our bodies do not get as hot and the sweat that is...Read more
1. Warm up with cardio. You want to get your heart pumping before you start strength training. Start with walking, jogging, or even lunges to get your heart rate up. 2. Spend time mastering proper technique. Knowing the right technique is the foundation for good strength training. Consider investing your time in a single training session...Read more
“Life is a gift, and it offers us the privilege, opportunity, and responsibility to give something back by becoming more.” ~ Anthony Robbins We were excited to be given the opportunity to give back to our community through participating in the Father-Son Night at Bethel Handberry in Blythewood on Friday night. Coach Paul and Coach Andy were...Read more
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This is where you get to shine! Add your PRs, comments or successes in the comments below!...Read more
“Is it a good idea to have my kids work out?” “Won’t they get injured or hurt?” “I already have them in soccer...Read more
Give us a little background about yourself. By day I’m a webmaster for a non-partisan, non-profit association that provides county officials statewide with...Read more