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What is a CrossFit workout?

What is a CrossFit workout?

What is CrossFit workout? You just signed up for your first CrossFit class! You’re a bit nervous, as all you’ve heard of or seen on social media platforms is these extraordinarily fit men and woman throwing themselves on to the ground yearning for just one last breath. It’s daunting, I know as I was once like you at the [...]
3 Reasons Banded Pull ups Aren't Enough

CrossFit: 3 Reasons Banded Pull ups Aren’t Enough

We all know pull ups can be really tough. Yet it's a movement just like squats, deadlifts and presses that need to be part of any person's training regimen. Admittedly it is the toughest one to conquer. Many of us resort to banded pull ups as it seems like an easy way to finally conquer that [...]
Weight Loss Training: What Do The Numbers On The Scale Mean

Weight Loss Training: What Do The Numbers On The Scale Mean

The fitness industry is one of the fastest growing industries and as the industry grows, so does the information that is widely available to you. I have created this blog to hopefully give you a clearer understanding of common terminology and a better insight in how to get the most out of your own training.  […]

CrossFit Gym: How many days a week can I train?

CrossFit Gym: How many days a week can I train?

How many days a week can you do CrossFit Introduction into a CrossFit Training in a Gym I could start off with telling you that you need to train and rest alternate days as that is believed to be the safest way to go about a physically sound routine, but that is only partly true.  […]

What we can learn from 21.2

How did your 21.2 go and what did you learn from it? Some members of Iconic Fitness in Dubai Marina recently completed the CrossFit open workout 21.2. And as Rehab Coach, I was asked, “Why is my hips and back in bits and what do I need to change in my workout approach in the […]

Making the most of your time at Iconic Fitness

By Andy on November 11, 2015 Trust us, Iconic Fitness understand busy schedules. In fact, many of the members we have here at Iconic Fitness, initially joined because they needed a more efficient workout that didn’t require them to be in the gym for hours at a time. That’s why we’ve put together this list [...]

INCREASING PERFORMANCE THROUGH STRETCHING

By Andy on November 11, 2015 We often receive this question from our members at Iconic Fitness, Dubai Marina;  ‘Does it matter when I’m stretching? ’ So today we will look at dynamic stretching which is preferably done at the start of the workout. Dynamic stretches involve movements that resemble the actions and exercises one [...]

Improve your squat with this squat complex

By Andy on November 11, 2015 Improve your squat with this squat complex The answer is yes! There's a routine that will dramatically improve your squats in a wide variety of rep ranges for shape, strength, and all-round good looking legs! This is the 2nd post that forms part of the series where we simplify [...]

I jiggle when I run

I jiggle when I run.....but at least i'm running By Andy on November 11, 2015 Each and EVERY ONE of us has the amazing ability to adapt, you only need to do one single thing, and it all starts with just one step, one single step, just SIMPLY GET STARTED! Don’t see PERFECTION, it’s important [...]

How to train children correctly.

By Andy on November 11, 2015 Children aren’t young adults, so you can’t train them similarly to adults. Children need specialized training and the development is much more than just physical improvements. As a coach at Iconic Fitness, Dubai Marina, I'm surprised how many trainers train children / young adults as though they were adults, [...]
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