NEW FIRST RESPONDER CATEGORIES ADDED TO THE CROSSFIT OPEN LEADERBOARD
Last year, in advance of the 2015 Open, CrossFit HQ announced the inclusion of new Scaled and Teen divisions for the competition. These new divisions, alongside the existing Master and Individual groupings, made the Open more accessible to CrossFitters than ever before. This year, CrossFit HQ has […]
DO WE NEED THE MAGIC FRONT SQUAT TO BACK SQUAT RATIO?
A big chunk of the questions that I am asked are about squats. Many people are in search of the ideal squat routine and an ideal ratio of front to back squats. While I do think that most of these questions come from not understanding […]
Progressive Overload, Stress and the CrossFit Athlete
When it comes to stress, there are two major categories into which it can be categorized: (There are two major stress categories:)
Eustress – good/beneficial stress, and
Distress – bad/harmful stress
The difference between a good or bad stress often has more to do with the context than with the stressor itself.
[A]s CrossFit athletes we […]