Category Archives: Training

CrossFit Training: Great Tips to Reduce Back Arching on Deadlifts

Everyone involved in crossfit training knows the deadlift works a wide range of muscles throughout the lower back, glutes, and hamstrings. When a deadlift is performed properly, there is a mild, natural arch in the lower back during the first stage of a lift. While this is acceptable, it's important to avoid any rounding of…
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Give Children The Healthiest Headstart & Get Fit

Raising kids is a hard job and today I find myself in a battle that I had not anticipated on having when I had my first child.  Today I find myself having to create boundaries with technology and activities when it comes to my children.   When I was a child there wasn’t a lot of…
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Why Do We Have FITNESS GROUP?

Perhaps the hardest thing for most clients to understand is how simple exercise really is. Conflicting information, both commercial and personal, leave the clients confused. The fact is results can come from any type of progressive exercise, which is good because it allows for difference in us, “the Coaches',” abilities and situations to produce at…
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5 Helpful Tips for Crossfit Beginners

You don't have to be fit to get started! One of the biggest misconceptions about crossfit training is that you have to be in prime fitness to begin. This could not be further than the truth. Everyone must begin somewhere and the beauty of crossfit training is that each workout can easily be scaled up…
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Should Men and Women Train Differently?

The theory that women cannot handle the intensity and volume of strenuous training has been under a lot of scrutiny since the birth of crossfit. With all the new information and studies being done in crossfit training. The human body's response to physical fitness has not. Through all of this evaluation, many key points have…
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Improve & Strengthen Wrist Mobility in CrossFit

Wrist mobility is a critical part of crossfit training. Weak wrists mean that an athlete will struggle to develop proper form and movement - or may limit the overall strength or endurance of a particular workout. Wrist limitations may surface in popular movements like front squats and clean, among others. Ensure your foundation is well-protected…
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Mental Preparation for CrossFit Competition

As we get ready for the upcoming “2015 Open” I want to talk about dealing with the thoughts we all go through when it comes to competing at crossfit training or any fitness discipline. Have you ever been in the situation where you have done the training, you have prepared yourself for the task at…
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Simple Pre-Hab Exercises to Strengthen Ankles in CrossFit Training

Our ankles take a beating every day and are often overlooked until one gets twisted or strained. Fortunately, there are some basic exercises that can be worked into daily routines and warm-ups that strengthen them. Try these tips to improve your ankle strength. Jump! Did you know that jumping rope builds up the muscles and…
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Conquering the Overhead Squat

The overhead squat, or OH squat in brief, is probably one of the most challenging movements in crossfit. Learning how to successfully perform this exercise will certainly expose an individual's critical weaknesses - whether in balance, strength, flexibility, or even coordination. If you're feeling a bit frustrated with how your OH squat is doing, here…
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Great Tips To Make Crossfit Training Work For You

Whether you're into crossfit, or simply starting out, you likely have some end result or goals in mind.  Your goals might include becoming healthier, losing weight, helping us accomplish a goal, getting stronger at [insert skill here], or to competing, we all have something we want from the program when we start.  So, how do…
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