Listen. There’s something you need to think about before you step up to the squat rack (and no it’s not whether or not you’re going to do curls). Are you about to squat because you want to increase your max back squat? Or are you squatting because you want to be a better olympic lifter.… Continue reading Lowrider: Why Your Squat Technique Isn’t Helping Your Olympic Lifts
My new favorite CrossFit shirt. Tipped off to this one by 4eva’s Tumblog. It isn’t clear who’s behind these but based on the other shirts in their shop they apparently also like coffee so they’re obviously cool. You can purchase the shirt at Caffeunimatic.
Here’s a great photo sequence of Matt Chan (last year’s CrossFit Games 2nd place finisher) snatching 205lbs. Two things stood out to me in this sequence: Check out the hip extension in the 5th frame (counting left to right, top to bottom). His entire torso is extended, from feet to the top of his head.… Continue reading Matt Chan Frame By Frame Snatch Sequence
Among the various scoring controversies during the 2013 CrossFit Games Open, Peak 360 has clearly separated from the pack. And in so doing eliminated themselves from the Regionals. While reviewing a video of his 13.5 workout Noah Ohlsen, who finished in the top 10 for the southeast region and helped his team to a 30th… Continue reading CrossFit Games: Noah Ohlsen No-Reps Himself And Eliminates His Team From Regionals