Are you currently only able to train 2-3x per week? Then try this!
Even out your pushes and pulls with this fat-burning, muscle-building, full-body workout. When you train, it’s tempting to do only your favourite strength exercises. But favouring only a few isolated, similar movements and neglecting opposing and complementary ones can create muscular imbalances. Push exercises work the muscles you use to move weight away from your body, specifically the pectorals, triceps, […]
How To: Your First Strict Pull-Up — SHE THRIVES
Ah, the strict pull up. A distinctive display of upper body strength, control, and a great party trick to boot. And despite what the Marine Corps or your Uncle Joe might think, women CAN do them! If you're on the hunt to get your first stricty, or have one but want to be able to bang out a few at a time, we've got some moves here to add to your rotation that will have you repping these out in no time! Head into your gym 15 minutes early and spend some quality time at the bar. Practice,...
Best Kettlebells and the Minimum Effective Dose - Healthy Living By Nicole
If you are the type of person who doesn’t much like working out, but still would like to look like you spend hours sweating in the gym, then this post is exactly for you 🙂 It’s possible to spend just minutes per day, at home, with minimal equipment and get the same results as you […]
"Don't forget about us" - Your back muscles | The Barbell Beauties
Facebook Pinterest I’ve always been a big believer that our backs hold the key to athletic performance. Without question, leg strength and power derived from the lower body are the top predictors of health and longevity, but the back is a critical part of our posterior chain. It is and an asset that if not cared for and intelligently developed can hinder our true […]
CrossFit Level 1 Training Guide by Greg Glassman and Staff
The CrossFit Training Guide is a collection of CrossFit Journal articles written over the last 10 years primarily by Coach Greg Glassman on the foundational movements and concepts that comprise the CrossFit methodology. This guide is designed to be used in conjunction with our CrossFit Level 1 Trainer Course to help you develop your training knowledge and skills, and to help you prepare for the Level 1 Trainer Test. This is an essential but not an exhaustive resource. Some of the knowledge…
Day 73: Confession
Today something happened for the first time at CrossFit that I don’t even want to admit, let alone write about. But I am going to anyway. This morning’s WOD was 12-minute AMRAP of 4 wal…