In 2002, CrossFit Founder Greg Glassman described the muscle up as “astonishingly difficult to perform, unrivaled in building upper-body strength, a critical survival skill, and most amazingly of all, virtually unknown.” (The Muscle Up) In the last 15 years the only change to that statement would be the “virtually unknown” part. Although still astonishingly difficult, […]
The importance of nutrition, as in what you eat, to your health and fitness isn’t big. It isn’t more than you think. It isn’t significant. Those words aren’t nearly strong enough. It is the number one priority. It is the biggest contributor. No matter what your goal. You want to lose fat? Food first. You […]
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.
“There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.” – Ernest Hemingway Old At 25 Most of you know “CrossFit Nut John”, but very few of you know “Overweight John”. I’m hoping this story will give a little insight into our program here and […]