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Make no mistake. The community is what makes CrossFit what it is. The key to a successful affiliate is not having the most experienced coaches. It is not having a top of the line facility. These things help but they are not what creates the tight knit band of people who can overlook all of… Continue reading Community.
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
Every article by Jim Wendler contains multiple nuggets, frequently as tangents on his main theme. The recent T-Nation post on combining his 5/3/1 template with rest pause training is no exception. It included this paragraph on the garage gym: Having your own strength facility that isn’t bombarded with egomaniacs, manic-depressive owner/managers, poor music selections, and… Continue reading Jim Wendler On The Home Gym