Category: CrossFit

Why Do So Many Diets Fail Long Term?

I have tried just about every diet challenge out there.  I have made it through all sorts of diets and challenges ranging from 30 to 90 days and had great success with most.  But something I always looked forward to even more than the results was the day after the challenge ended.  I would usually go completely off the …
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How To Read A 1 Rep Max Conversion Chart

Double-Under Technique

Slow motion analysis of some double-unders. Our guy Brian is working on having both hands spin at the same rate using the same pattern. Notice how this causes the shape of the rope to change!

Food Affects Your Sleep

A few months ago I would get up every morning feeling lethargic and not well rested.  Being a proud man I would blame everyone but myself.  “It’s because… the dog snores so loud… My son got up in the middle of the night… The storm was too loud.”  Those things were happening from time to time, but not consistently. After …
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Have you hit your shins on a box jump?

When box jumps are in a workout, there’s always that chance of miscalculation. I’ve definitely been a victim of the unforgiving edge of a 30 inch box.  BUT! I didn’t let that stop me from trying again. After feeling the pain, it can definitely psych you out from trying again. Just remember, you’ve jumped up there …
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The difference between front and back squats

Check out Coach Patrick’s breakdown of the two movements…