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A common problem with the clean is athletes letting the bar crash onto them in the turnover. In other words, the bar falls into the rack position rather than the bar and shoulders connecting smoothly. This creates excessive downward force on the lifter, encouraging collapsing of the trunk, a loss of position, poor timing in...
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Relaxed wrists are problematic in the bench press for two reasons: It can cause dissipation of pressing strength and power, which will make your bench press less than ideal (due to lack of stacked joints). Think about it this way; you’re not going to press a heavy rock away from you with completely relaxed wrists, why...
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Ring Muscle Ups In The Open Will there be a movement in The CrossFit Open you cannot do 1 of, or might not be very good at?  GUARANTEED. I remember very clearly the first time I saw Ring Muscle Ups programmed in The Open.  By far, 15.3 was the most exciting Open WOD we have...
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The CrossFit Open If this is still a mystery to you, be sure to keep scrolling to Mondays Blog Post for more information.  Big things happening February 21st! The Strict Press The strict press is a compound movement that is great for developing upper body strength and midline stability.  It primarily strengthens the upper traps,...
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Remember to keep an eye on the weather. Once we reach that 0 degree mark, we factor in the wind chill and will make the call on whether or not we will be holding run group.  Cancelations will always be shown on Mind Body. Warm-Up (All Levels) 400m easy jog (200m and back) 10 Toe...
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The CrossFit Open If this is still a mystery to you, be sure to keep scrolling to Mondays Blog Post for more information.  Big things happening February 21st! Tuesday Benefits of a Weighted Pull-Up Below are four benefits of the weighted pull-up, many of which are specifically brought about due to the overloading nature of...
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What Is The CrossFit Open? The 2019 Reebok CrossFit Games Open is the largest fitness competition on Earth and an exciting showcase of the CrossFit community. Here, athletes like you, from all around the world, show up and push themselves further than they ever thought possible over a five-week period. Challenges, PRs and the unknown awaits. Work-outs are...
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Found this post I made on FaceBook after we repeated CrossFit Open WOD 16.4 in 2017.  The stats are still just as interesting to see as well as the pics below!  Take a look and let’s beat those scores once again! 17.4 Stats: It’s become customary to repeat a workout from a prior Open because...
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The Push Up is probably one of the most common and basic body-weight exercises, but often the one most commonly flawed.  In this progression series we discuss the ideal positions and transitions so you can maximize the benefits of performing this movement and see how it rolls over into other movements we perform. In this...
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What Do You Say, Should We Give This One a Whirl?! Ladies and Gentlemen…. The Devil’s Press
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We are working those DBalls into our Tuesday WOD.  It is important to keep that form in check as you heave that ball over your shoulder.  You should not be bent over with an excessive rounding of your spine, but you will however be slightly more neutral than what a traditional deadlift calls for. Hips...
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Remember, if you are looking for something to do while you Row for our Row Challenge, you can include the program below!   Warm-Up (All Levels) 400m easy jog (200m and back) 10 Toe Touches High with swing back (total) 10 Toe Touches Low (total) 20 Ankle Rotations (total) 200m easy jog (100m and back) 10...
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