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Therapy Tuesday: Advanced Spine and Wellness

To make it to the highest level of competitive sports you need an entire team behind you.  Obviously you need a great coach that will guide you through your program, but the part of the team that is rarely spoken about, is a good recovery team.  What does that entail?  It might be as simple as… Read More..

Why Should You Compete in CrossFit? With UG Series.

Sil and George talk with former NHLer Scott Thornton and Jennifer Nichol of UG Series about competition. Please excuse Sil's audio in the first segment, there were some technical difficulties. After the break it gets better. The post Why Should You Compete in CrossFit? With UG Series. appeared first on WOD Talk Magazine. WOD Talk… Read More

Muscle Up Transition

"I would recommend following a lot of these progressions ... it's a good way to make sure they have the prerequisite strength." Kevin Montoya teaches a group transition drills for the muscle-up. For more info and upcoming dates for the CrossFit Gymnastics Trainer Courses: https://training.crossfit.com/gymnastics   The post Muscle Up Transition appeared first on WOD Talk… Read More

Stability in the Bench Press

"We want this platform as tight as possible so that we transfer all the energy into our limbs," says Coach Shane Sweatt as he teaches a group about stability in the bench press. For more info and upcoming dates for the CrossFit Powerlifting Course:https://training.crossfit.com/powerli... The post Stability in the Bench Press appeared first on WOD… Read More

Glute-ham Raises

"She'll be in a straight line from her head to her knee." Coach Shane Sweatt teaches the glute-ham raise on the GHD machine. For more info and upcoming dates for the CrossFit Powerlifting Trainer Course: https://training.crossfit.com/powerli... The post Glute-ham Raises appeared first on WOD Talk Magazine. WOD Talk Magazine… Read More

Julie Foucher: The Front Squat

CrossFit Seminar Staff member Julie Foucher demonstrates the front squat. For more info on CrossFit's Trainer Courses: https://training.crossfit.com/ The post Julie Foucher: The Front Squat appeared first on WOD Talk Magazine. WOD Talk Magazine… Read More

Episode 301 – Jim Laird – How To Be A Good Coach, and Smart Training and Recovery

Use coupon code “robbwolf” for 5% off of your Sleep Cocktail order. Download Episode Here Featuring guest: Jim Laird Float tank fundraiser: https://www.gofundme.com/4q6v6wrm Article on floating: http://time.com/floating/ Gym web site: Gymlaird.com Email: Gymlaird@gmail.com *Jim recommends and refers out clients to a functional medicine specialist if they are struggling with exhaustion and or auto immune conditions… Read More

Overhead Arm Stretch

"If you can keep your elbow locked and your arm is going ... behind your ear with your head in this position, then you've got sufficient range of motion. If not you've got some work to do." Coach Chad Vaughn teaches a group some exercises to improve shoulder range of motion. For more info and… Read More

Fixing the Set-up Position in the Snatch

"Why is the bar coming away? It's the launch position." Olympian and coach Chad Vaughn helps an athlete improve their setup in the snatch. For more info and upcoming dates for the CrossFit Weightlifting Trainer Courses: https://training.crossfit.com/weightlifting-advance The post Fixing the Set-up Position in the Snatch appeared first on WOD Talk Magazine. WOD Talk Magazine… Read More

A Simple and Overlooked Solution to Recovering from Training

Written by: Kevin Cann We often write about the importance of mobility work and nutrition in terms of recovering from the rigors of training. We know that sleep is critically important as well. However, there is an often overlooked piece of the puzzle. This critical component is not only key to recovering from training, but… Read More

Arching in the Bench

Chad Wesley Smith, Dr. Quinn Henoch and Dr. Mike Israetel drop some knowledge about arching in the bench press and why you don't need to tell every female powerlifter on Instagram that they're gonna break their backs. The post Arching in the Bench appeared first on WOD Talk Magazine. WOD Talk Magazine… Read More

Fitness and How it Can Make You Happy

The never-ending tide of advertising and media hype about what you could own and buy, along with almost every governments obsession with “growing” the economy has made me think. Whilst economic growth and wanting things can be cool and perhaps necessary, why are we doing it and does it make us happy? In this article… Read More