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85lb One Arm Push Press (demo)

85lb One Arm Push Press (demo)

The One DB Push Press is highly effective in developing greater power, strength, and coordination. Any limitation in any of this skill will become evident as loads go up. Here…

Kneeling Lunge Barbell Press SUPERSETS

Kneeling Lunge Barbell Press SUPERSETS

This was one of the most unique and challenging supersets we worked on in class this week. Skill: 5 Kneeling Barbell Press (each side) + Hand Stand Push Ups Rest as…

Banded Frog Stretch

Banded Frog Stretch

This stretch is extremely challenging and highly effective for tight hips. To do the Frog Stretch, kneel on the ground and spread your knees as wide as possible while also…

How to Perform an Effective Pause Snatch

How to Perform an Effective Pause Snatch

“Learning how to do a full snatch benefits not only strength but many other athletic attributes, such as flexibility, coordination, foot speed, balance, timing, determination and mental acuity.&#8221…

The Most Logical HSPU Progression [video]

The Most Logical HSPU Progression [video]

It’s one thing to know the importance of performing hspu’s but it’s a totally different thing to know how to perform them properly. Like all things in…

Cheerleaders Make Great Coaches

Cheerleaders Make Great Coaches

There’s a trend in the fitness industry that bashes a coach for being too supportive. I disagree. If you look at the coaching Greats like John Wooden, Vince…

Taking Ritalin, Helping Others, and Believing You’re Better Than Everyone Else

Taking Ritalin, Helping Others, and Believing You’re Better Than Everyone Else

I’m coming up on eight years of running a business. I’ve been beyond blessed to do this full-time as a career and provide for my…

Top TEN TENdencies of a CrossFit Athlete

Top TEN TENdencies of a CrossFit Athlete

I’ve been CrossFitting for almost 10 years now. I’ve seen many athletes come and go for various reasons. Those who have stuck around have done it…

4 Handstand Pushup Progressions

4 Handstand Pushup Progressions

While good technique is important, you simply need a certain amount of strength to perform a strict handstand push-up. Luckily, there are all kinds of ways to build that…

You’re catching the Medicine Ball All Wrong

You’re catching the Medicine Ball All Wrong

A Wall Ball shot is a popular CrossFit exercise that  includes a descent of a Medicine Ball in a rack position, similar to the press— all the way down to…