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New Programming Cycle – April 2016

New Programming Cycle – April 4, 1016   The Open has passed, so our focus now shifts to a new programming cycle based on building strength, building on our gymnastics skills, and testing the waters of some strongman workouts. What to expect The cycle is scheduled for 9 weeks.  Unlike…

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Let’s talk Shoulders!

You’ve heard all of us coaches say it hundreds of time and the phrase isn’t just thrown around Crossfit boxes for no reason. Making sure you’re able to “get into proper positioning” has never been so important as during the Open season. Everyone wants to do well in the Open. Whether it’s…

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The Open is Nigh

Purpose and Focus: How to start preparing for the CrossFit Open The CrossFit Open is fast approaching. The announcement of the first workout, 16.1 (16.1.a/b/c?), is about two months away. When Dave Castro does his annual mic-drop, many CrossFitters will immediately feel an invasion of butterflies in their stomachs. Commentators…

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The Turkish Get Up – Where Strength meets rehab

My case to warm up with the Turkish Get Up (TGU) every day! Most of the movements we do in the box with a barbell are flexion and extension (sagittal plane) dominant movements and it is important to also do rotation and side-to-side movements (transverse and frontal planes).  By moving in the…

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