Just in case you find yourself working in a press series or are finding a max push press soon , here is a nice correction for your dip drive. Keeping the torso from leaning forward can be a struggle when fatigued from extended reps or in heavy weights. Teach your body to stay upright using […]Read more
Does anyone else read through the CrossFit Journal? I do. Not all the time, I admit. But a recent article posted in there this month really jumped out at me. Not just because the topic seems to have recently caught some (controversial) attention, but also because it’s one that is close to our Box as well.Read more
CrossFit Seminar training staff member, Cameron Soden, adds a neat little drill to help fix a kip swing and makes a chest-to-bar easy(-ier). Published on Aug 10, 2014 CrossFit – (http://crossfit.com) The CrossFit Games® – The Sport of Fitness™ The Fittest On Earth™Read more
How Fitness Saved My Life and Convinced Me to Start a Revolution Ask Coach Corey and he’ll tell you the same thing, “It’ll change your life, if you let it…” Ask most CrossFit’ers and they’ll relate the way they used to be, or “Before CrossFit I…” What we’re referring to here is generally is the […]Read more
Good news everyone… YOU ARE NOT ALONE! Whether this is your first week or you’ve been doing this for years, all CrossFit athletes (that’s YOU) experience the same range of physical and emotional feelings and expressions that come with the challenge of fitness. So enjoy it! And remember that one of the best parts of […]Read more
This post is actually a few weeks old and the image comes from the website, bloodsweatandcheers.com - a site tailored to the yuppie crowd, but is good for us all in their encouragement of the benefits of being fit. Anyway, they made a pretty good list of reasons why you should work out. Number 1: Bacon […]Read more
I just finished my first Open.
Like many people, I achieved PRs I never thought I would, got my first double-unders, first chest-to-bar pull-ups. And like many other people, the Open and my CrossFit experience have dramatically changed my life.Read more
This is an excellent video that strings together many different movements that all use the same skill. Originally published in The CrossFit Journal — (http://journal.crossfit.com) on August 20, 2012. One of CrossFit’s most-loathed movements, the burpee also represents a skill that can be transferred to other exercises, says gymnastics and movement guru Carl Paoli of […]Read more
Intuitive, intelligent, charismatic and stubborn, Peter Egyed Jr. was always into some kind of trouble as a kid. With few outlets for his intense drive and willful passion, he eventually found himself amongst the wrong kind of people.
“I wasn’t pushed into it,” Peter Jr. said. “I made the choice.”
The man who currently sits in fifth place in the South West Region—affectionately called Pete—was arrested multiple times for weapons, stolen cars and possession of drugs. Pete got county time and probation at the age of 18.Read more
Meet Emily Lilo. She’s into reading, theater, choir and marching band. Doesn’t sound like the likeliest of combinations for someone trying to perfect her muscle-up, PR a one-rep-max back squat or sign up for the CrossFit Games Open. But then again, CrossFit isn’t a sport where you can judge a book by its cover. For […]Read more