Category: CrossFit Basics


Grip Series II: The Hook Grip

The sport of Olympic Weightlifting include two lifts: the snatch and the clean & jerk. In each lift, we accelerate the bar as we lift it and pull ourselves under the bar. One problem that can occur is that the…

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Grip Series I: The Deadlift

Laura O pulling a PR deadlift last month. Grip is an incredibly important part of exercise, and a part that we sometimes overlook. Over the next few weeks, we’ll tackle some of the different movements and some variations of grips….

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Goals

Kristin Favre or Superwoman? I’m not sure there is a difference. Kristin sets some ambitious annual goals for herself. Sometimes, she meets those goals, and sometimes she doesn’t. It can be disheartening to see that you haven’t made the progressed…

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Warmup vs. Mobility

There is a big difference between mobility and warmup. That is not to say that the two are mutually exclusive, but people often confuse the timing and benefits of each. A warm up¬†is designed to loosen joints and increase heart…

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Hand Care

Calluses form to protect the skin from pressure and friction. For CrossFitters, they show up on our hands. We hold onto¬†barbells, kettlebells, row machine handles, and pullup bars for thousands of reps on a WEEKLY basis. Our hands take quite…

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