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Don’t Let Your Training Become Routine

I hate making decisions. It’s a character flaw I want to change, but it works out well in that I’m usually up for anything. So when my friends at my box invited me to start Competitors Training, I was all in. When they invited me to do the LSU Shreveport Weight Lifting program, I was...

Olympic Style Lifting and the Pursuit of Perfection

“The Pursuit of Perfection,” I use this saying to describe what we are trying to achieve and/or should be achieving with our weightlifting movements. As CrossFitters and/or Weightlifters we are trying to be flawless. However we may never get there; this is not the end of the world and it is alright, half of the...
Is the Gym Your Therapy?

Is the Gym Your Therapy?

Do you use CrossFit as a form of stress relief? Amanda Stewart discusses 3 easy ways to tell if you're using CrossFit as your therapist.

Tactics For Intense Training

In a previous post, “Mental Strength Training For Quality Athletic Performance” I talked about the aspects a of quality athletic performance athletic performance training session. Really this is a relatively easy concept to understand and many athletes find it difficult to implement on a daily basis. You KNOW when …

5 Crossfit Workouts for Beginners

CrossFit has taken over the nation – and the world – with a storm as it is rapidly becoming a fad amongst quite literally everybody from football players to ballerinas to your Aunty Acid type grandma as well. The best thing about this high-intensity workout program is the constant varying functional movements of …

BE THE ZEBRA IN YOUR BOX

There are many aspects of CrossFit that keep people coming back for more. And, that’s the good news because if people are coming back that means they are on the road to a fit and healthy lifestyle. The focus on “community” is a major factor in keeping people glued to CrossFit. CrossFitters make friends …

What it Means to be Part of the Community

Ask any CrossFitter why they continue to do CrossFit, and somewhere in their response you will hear the word community. As a whole, we use this word a lot. We love our CrossFit community, from our personal box to all CrossFitters all over the world. We are our own special breed, aren’t we? There are...

Is going RX hurting your goals?

There are quite a few articles out there that discuss the relativity of RXing workouts, why RX doesn’t matter, and how trying to go RX can ultimately lead to greater chances of injury. In a nutshell: RX for a workout is a BROAD based guideline for performance that doesn’t take into consideration your current …
Coco Pro One

Coco Pro – Combining Hydration and Protein

I have discussed previously the importance of hydration during exercise not just for competition but training too. And most people are aware of the importance of a good protein intake for aiding muscle recovery and adaptation to training, yet getting a good protein intake and rehydrating is often a challenging especially …
It's Not CrossFit...

It’s Not CrossFit…

Before you give CrossFit all the credit for all the positive changes you've experienced, give yourself some credit for putting in the time and effort.
Hold the Standard

Hold the Standard

The facility, coaching, & programming make each CrossFit gym unique. But one thing they should all have in common is a high standard for excellence.

Can we do Crossfit with weight machines?

At first sight, the answer is no! Why? Well, for starters Crossfit uses Closed Kinetic Chain (CKC) exercises that involve whole body movements from your toes to the last strand of hair. Well… kind of. You know what I mean. Let´s think about it for a while. Let’s imagine, for example, that you are doing...

Life Insurance Policy: Why You Must Have One!!!

Life is indeed unpredictable. Along with this comes the importance of money in existence. Life insurance is a financial tool which provides financial protection to the beneficiary after the death of the insured. An example of common insurance policies is the pure protection plan like the term life insurance. Its main aim …

Achieving Supremacy In Athletic Performance

Today we’re going to look at the strategies to help you consistently make your athlete training both a physical, technical peak performance and mental strengthening that will prepare you for field of competition. Some of what we’re going to go over will sound familiar and I believe it’s important to review again and …

How To Get In The Best Shape Of Your Life With Deck Of Cards

Yes you’re not mistaken you really can get a great workout using deck of cards. Expensive gym membership isn’t required too! The workout I’m presenting to you today is also known as The Karl Gotch Bible. Karl Gotch was one of the greatest pro wrestlers of all times and he used this drill to train...
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