I started recreationally doing CrossFit my last semester in college (2012) when my brother opened his gym. I was 40 pounds overweight and all I really wanted was a hot bod, so I gave CrossFit a shot (if that’s what you want to call it). I’d go to about one or two classes a month […]
Comfort is something we all seek. It’s natural. Honestly, for all the memes about leaving your comfort zone and the sayings on how good things are outside the comfort zone you’d think they’d find a way to make it more comfortable. I was talking to an athlete this week about a competition I was in […]
I frequently hear “I just can’t get my husband/mom/sister/brother/coworker to get in shape or start exercising and eating better”. Your intentions are most likely good, and you most likely genuinely want them to be healthier and happier, but you’re probably like me, approaching it all wrong. So here’s 5 ways to help better: 1. Connect […]
Continuing with our rack position focus, (part 1 here) we’ve got some more, even tackling the wrists this time around. Remember, improving this position isn’t just improving our weightlifting, but our pressing, pulling, and general shoulder, wrist, and elbow health. Enjoy!
We’re going to take a break from the lower body, and spend time on the upper body with a new mobility segment. This time around we’re focusing on the “rack position”. Much more useful then just for weightlifting, restrictions in this position are going effect our pressing, pulling, and overall shoulder health.
If missed part one, here it is: Pistol Archetype Part 1, in part 2 we’re going to focus more on the hips and get that area cleaned up. Find the things that make you feel the best, and seem to clear up restrictions and piece them together into a routine that works for you. Kind of […]
In Greg Glassman’s “What Is Fitness” article, he includes a great little essay “world class fitness in 100 words”. He displays the level of importance nutrition plays in health and fitness by using the very first 26 words to describe a world class nutritional approach: “Eat meat and vegetables, nuts and seeds, some fruit, little starch […]
So this is a tough area for most of us. Being able to perform a foot together ass to grass squat is a challenging endeavor that will expose any and all isses in hips, knees, ankles, and feet. We’re going to spend at least 2 weeks here, with more videos to come. Remember, we will […]