“You were born to do this,” Rob Orlando says. “We have to put you in the right position and it’ll happen naturally.”
Join Orlando, owner of Hybrid Athletics, as he teaches tire-flipping technique to CrossFitters in the U.K.
Orlando asks his assistant, Carey Kepler, to demonstrate proper tire-flipping technique, and she sets up with her chest and shoulders against the tire, gripping underneath.
“We’re not going up and… Continue Reading
Join Shane Sweatt and Laura Phelps-Sweatt of Westside Barbell as they introduce the bamboo bar for stabilization training.
“This bar is great for stabilization. It’s great for shoulder rehab—also teaches you a really good release (the negative phase of the lift),” Sweatt says.
Sweatt spots a lifter using the bar with bands and kettlebells to safely work on the athlete’s stabilization. Sweatt says you can perform reps or… Continue Reading
On Episode 201 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed CrossFit Advantage owner Cody Looney, as well as Jon Gilson, owner of Again Faster Equipment. This episode was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011.
The WOW (Workout of the Week) is from CrossFit South City:
95-lb. thruster, 21 reps
135-lb. clean and jerk, 5 reps
135-lb. clean and jerk, 5… Continue Reading
In Part 2, Orlando continues drilling the athletes on technique. In the last video, athletes learned how to deadlift a stone. Now the athletes take the stone from the ground into their laps.
From the stable lap position, the next step is to shoulder the stone.
“I want you to generate power in a… Continue Reading
In the first segment of the series, he teaches how to shoulder a stone using the two-stage lift, which is useful for heavier loads and at failure, and the “one-timer,” which is best for lighter loads and met-cons.
To perform the two-stage lift, the… Continue Reading
Chance Hughs, co-owner of Predation CrossFit, shows an innovative way to move plates around the gym.
“To me, the less time I can spend building stuff and get focused on other things, the cheaper it is for me,” he says.
For his homemade plate movers, Hughs bought wheeled plastic trashcan movers from the local hardware store to serve as bases. While the bases aren’t rated for more than 300 lb., Hughs says they were cheap… Continue Reading
“From beginning to end, I mean the process is really pretty simple,” Orlando says. “You get the ingredients and then ... it takes a little practice to get the mix right.”
The ingredients you need include buckets, silicone lube, zip ties, cement, a trowel… Continue Reading
On Episode 192 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed 2011 Reebok CrossFit Games competitor Spencer Hendel and RX Jump Ropes owner and double-under expert David Newman. This episode was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011.
The WOW (Workout of the Week) is from Pat Sherwood’s Facebook page.
4 rounds of:
20 OHS (75/55 lb.)
15 wall-ball shots
(Rest 2-3… Continue Reading