Year: 2020

Strength Training: Move WELL First

As someone who has been training both individuals and groups for a LONG time, I try to say the same thing to everybody:? MOVE WELL FIRST.? Focus on that BEFORE you start to consider increasing the intensity, duration or the weight of what you are doing. EVERYBODY can Move Well There's a common misconception that [...]

Different Intensities IMPROVE Recovery

In part one we touched on active recovery and the main idea behind achieving your goals the fastest way possible without risking overdoing it. The underlying main theme of movement heals and daily movement playing a major part in recovery. In this 2nd edition we are taking a closer look at how different intensities can [...]

CrossFit: Do Every Rep. Every Time.

You are what you do, not what you say you'll do. Carl Jung This quote is certainly applicable to our every day lives, but today, let's talk about it in terms of your own fitness training- namely, why you should do EVERY REP, EVERY TIME. What is Your Score? CrossFit has come up with an [...]

2 Super Simple Shoulder Stretches for Better Shoulder Mobility

This week, Coach Marnus is taking us through 2 easy-to-do Shoulder Stretches exercises that we can be doing every day to improve our shoulder mobility. If you'd like to read Part 1 of the series on shoulder mobility, where Marnus takes us through a basic shoulder mobility test, click here.     Why Do I [...]

Shoulder Mobility Part 1: Mobility Test

Welcome to our series on Shoulder Mobility, where in part 1, our Head Coach Marnus is going to go through a short and simple test to see how your shoulder mobility rates. Watch the video to perform the shoulder mobility test.     Shoulder mobility is absolutely key when training CrossFit or most other functional [...]

Recovery Part #1: What is the magic of active recovery?

Today's blog is Part 1 on our Recovery Series by Coach Hannes and he will be discussing: What is active recovery?? And how do I apply it to my own training? How do I reach my goals as quickly as possible? I deal with many different questions from many different clients on a weekly basis [...]

Deadlifts- The BEST Exercise for Low Back Pain

Sorry, I can't do deadlifts. I have low back pain so I need to avoid these kinds of exercises, especially with weight.? This is a statement I've heard from clients MANY times over the years. ?And as someone who has suffered from lower back pain, I've even said it myself. ?The problem is: ?it couldn't [...]
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