CrossFit for health, CrossFit for fitness or CrossFit for performance? These three motives don't have to be mutually exclusive. Here, we discuss the effects of CrossFit style exercise on the leading causes of death and disability.
We measure reps by startpoint and endpoint. What if we had a series of criteria that must be met between these points for reps to count? Criteria that encouraged efficient, safe and powerful movement. Let's start rewarding movement quality, not movement completion. Start handing out a couple of technique based 'no reps' and watch how fast people respond.
Long term successful training and performance improvement can be nullified by poor preparation in the days leading up to a major competition. Here, we discuss training, recovery, movement preparation, nutrition and mental preparation from seven days out.