Overtraining

Overtraining

Training We all know that strength and conditioning can cause soreness and fatigue but when is it too much? Some days we might show up lacking motivation or we don’t perform our best but when does that become a bigger concern?  No one single issue is concerning in and of...
The Intensity Trap

The Intensity Trap

Training “Intensity makes a good story. Consistency makes progress.” That’s a powerful quote. Tell me if this sounds familiar… You have an early meeting, so you can’t get to the gym at your normal time. Then your kid has a basketball game that night, so you...
The SHOP Recovery Protocol

The SHOP Recovery Protocol

Training I’ve been referring to Joel Jamieson a lot lately. And for good reason… he’s arguably the smartest guy on the planet when it comes to conditioning protocols for both performance and recovery. And just recently he covered the importance of a proper cooldown on...
Improve Your Overhead Motion

Improve Your Overhead Motion

Training There are a lot of moving parts in the shoulder complex, and these pieces have to work in harmony if you want optimal function of the shoulder. Why would you want optimal function? Because it will enable you to lift more weight for more reps more frequently all while...
2018 CrossFit Open

2018 CrossFit Open

Training It’s that time of year again…time for the 2018 Reebok CrossFit Games season! And, of course, that season begins with the online Open. A number of you have asked me about signing up. Anyone can sign up to compete in 5 workouts over 5 weeks and post their scores online....

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