The Summer Swolstice: The Best Strength Program I’ve Ever Used

This is a 10-week program to improve strength and power, especially in CrossFit athletes. This program will not prepare you for the CrossFit Open or Regionals, and it sure as shit won’t get you to the CrossFit Games. What it will do, as experienced by myself and eight other athletes that completed it, is developContinue reading “The Summer Swolstice: The Best Strength Program I’ve Ever Used”

Abmats and Handstand Pushups

If you’re using an abmat under your head for handstand pushups then you need to shitcan that habit, today, because it’s holding you back. First, shimming range of motion with an abmat does not constitute a full handstand pushup. By taking out the toughest 2” of the movement, you’ve scaled the movement to something lessContinue reading “Abmats and Handstand Pushups”

Open WOD 13.5 Strategy

Below are some strategy resources for CrossFit Open WOD 13.5. We will continue to update this post as more strategy resources arise over the next few days, so check back soon! Derek Robinson- Project Nomad Rudy Nielsen- The Outlaw Way   Barbell Shrugged Mobility WOD with Kelly Starrett

Open WOD 13.4 Strategy

Below are some strategy resources for CrossFit Open WOD 13.4. We will continue to update this post as more strategy resources arise over the next few days, so check back soon! Rudy Nielsen- The Outlaw Way Derek Robinson- Project Nomad Mobility WOD with Kelly Starrett and Carl Paoli Barbell Shrugged

Open WOD 13.3 Strategy

Below are some strategy resources for CrossFit Open WOD 13.3, aka last year’s Open WOD 12.4. We will continue to update this post as more strategy resources arise over the next few days, so check back soon! Rudy Nielsen- The Outlaw Way Derek Robinson- Project Nomad Barbell Shrugged Kelly Starrett Carl Paoli

CrossFit Open WOD 13.2 Strategy

Here are a few links that may help you strategize for Open WOD 13.2. I’ll update this post as more good resources surface. It’s all about the box jumps– Derek Robinson Strategy and Mobility Prep from Kelly Starrett at San Francisco CrossFit Strategy from Rudy Nielsen of the Outlaw Way  

Progenex Force Review

// http://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js Progenex Force is a new pre-workout supplement. Progenex promises that by taking this formula a few minutes before your workout that you will perform better and prevent catabolic muscle breakdown. After using Force several times, I think it is a great product that definitely helps me perform at my peak. However, I suggestContinue reading “Progenex Force Review”

Meet the Girls

Check out this awesome infographic from East Dallas CrossFit that Kelsea Everett created to share with our community! It contains all the CrossFit.com girl-named workouts for easy reference.  

Rhabdo and CrossFit

Why Should I Care About Rhabdo? // http://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js Because it can kill you. Rhabdomyolysis (rhabdo) is a rare but serious health condition sometimes caused by working out at very high intensity. CrossFit workouts, just like all high intensity workouts, have the potential to cause rhabdo under the right circumstances. Rhabdo is very, very rare. You’re more likely to spotContinue reading “Rhabdo and CrossFit”