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What to look for when choosing a new coach

My personal view on this is that qualifications aren’t the key to finding a good coach, at the end of the day a piece of paper to say that someone has attended a course or passed a written exam don’t make someone a good coach. Ultimately experience counts for everything, not necessarily years of experience...

Size Doesn’t Matter

From the time I was 10 years old I have been aware of my size. I have always known how much I weigh and what size I am wearing. Sometimes it has been a bit of obsessive (read: all of the time it has been a bit obsessive). I have always worked out, watched what...

How Does Acupuncture Help Weight Loss?

One of the common problems being faced by many people today is obesity. Too much consumption of junk foods, sedentary lifestyle and no exercise are the major causes of obesity. Obesity does not just affect your physical look, but it also gives rise to various health problems. Hence, it is suggested by doctors to maintain...

How To Use Your Senses To Improve Athletic Performance

Stop! Now think about what you were just thinking about. Strange question, right? Go ahead, you’ll see where this leads, stop and think about what you were just thinking about. For a majority of people, their thoughts are all over the place. Maybe you were thinking about the game last night or what to have...

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 …
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