Front Squat Like You Know It Matters
Why Cossack Squats?
Really committed to getting deep into your bottom position on your lifts? Sitting at a desk all day at work? Or maybe just have an interest in increasing hip flexibility? The Cossack squat is a good movement to spend some time learning properly and including in your dynamic and static stretches. The…
CrossFit is Hard
Paige Sousa Coach San Jose, California, United States CrossFit, Personal Training, Olympic Weightlifting, Kettlebells “It’s supposed to be hard. If it wasn’t hard, everyone would do it. The hard is what makes it great. “ This Tom Hanks quote from A League of Their Own has become a cliché. But here’s the…
The Untold History of the Back Squat
What if I told you massage could be anabolic? Massage exhibits a pro-hypertrophic effect by reducing inflammation, which allows for faster recovery. The effect massage has on inflammation can be quite remarkable. Whereas normal muscle damage induces an inflammatory response that is beneficial, if this inflammatory response is excessive, that type of…
“I Owe It to Myself to Get Well”
Epigenetics: How to Turn off Bad Genes and Stay Healthy
This is a really cool article explaining in simple terms Epigenetics and how important they are not only for newborns but adults. So many diseases can be prevented from diet, exercise, and sleep. Check it out! https://journal.crossfit.com/article/epigenetics-gillin-2
Lets Get Gritty
There is something that rarely gets talked about in CrossFit as one of the benefits to training in this type of regimen. The psychological resolve one develops from a training program that pushes your limits has a huge carryover into your daily life. You begin to push through obstacles and…
Overcoming Wall-E World
In the modern era, the continual advancement of technology has allowed us to create a world in which our every want and need are provided, at little cost and with zero effort. The effect has been devastating on our culture…we are fatter, sicker, less fit, more miserable, and less capable…
New Year, Old You?
The process often begins with a notebook to track the details of every meal, followed by a trip to the grocery store buying newingredients never experienced before such as rutabagas or flaxseed flour. Usually to create a community of accountability one makes their obligatory post to social media to…