Your psoas is a muscle that sits deep inside your hip. Sitting makes it chronically shortened and tight. When the muscle is shorter than it should be it pulls your back into extension, which hurts! This Psoas release will change your life.
Congrats to our January Member of the Month, Chris Shea! We caught up with Chris to hear his Locomotion Story in his own words. Here's what he had to say: Q: What brought you to CrossFit in the first place? A: I wanted to find a gym in which to become a member and...
Tempo Training is a great tool to have in your tool belt! Use Tempo training to increase muscle activation/recruitment, improve mobility and active range of motion, and increase time under tension (the amount of time your muscles are under load).
Big box gyms know about our tendency to fall off the wagon, they actually DEPEND on this behavior. Like the airlines they intentionally overbook their facility, planning on most people failing.
Maybe last year your idea of fitness was ‘fittin’ this’ whole doughnut in your mouth. Luckily for us, the New Year brings a fresh start. But what exactly is THE thing we should start doing? The best way to find out is completing our 2020 Fitness Assessment.
Jan 1st, you’ll set some New Year’s Resolutions. Also on January 1st you’ll be thrilled to discover that you could achieve them all EASILY AND FAST in the next 30 days! Woohoo–what will you do with the rest of your year??! Of course, I’m referring to the get-lean-quick shakes, the crash diets, and the zero-money-down gym sign-up programs that prey on people like us.
Powerlifting has one pure target, to get stronger in Back squat, Deadlift and Press. Strength is a critical component of your overall performance, especially in these foundational movements. If you tend to be held back by heavier weights or you find yourself plateauing in the gym it might be time to add in a more specialized strength cycle!
The main job of our abs is to hold our torso upright against gravity. That’s why the best way to strengthen your abs is with isometric ab exercises.
Don’t get hurt! The order in which we move our joints dictates where the load they take on is distributed. This is known as load ordering.
Sometimes we just need some time to relax. We need some time by ourselves with no distractions. This stretching and breathing routine takes 5-10 minutes and will leave you feeling refreshed.
This is the fourth part, Cardio Psychology, of a seven part series on how to improve your cardio taken from Coach Chris Hinshaw’s Aerobic Capacity seminar. You can find the link to the first three parts at the end of this post. From Physiology to Psychology...
Here’s everything you need to know about our upcoming January Jumpstart Partner Nutrition Challenge.
WE KNOW YOU WANT IT!TO CHANGE YOUR LIFE; TO BE HEALTHIER, HAPPIER, AND MORE FIT!
We can help with that! Come in and meet with our knowledgeable and caring staff and let us talk to you about how we can help you meet your goals and have fun doing it.