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In Coaching, CrossFit, Exercises, Videos, Workouts

January 12, 2009

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This is Part 3 of the second episode of the Boz and Todd Experience. Boz and Todd, with special guest Chris Spealler, conducted four training sessions at Front Range CrossFit. Except for scheduling the athletes, these sessions were unplanned. They met with the athletes for the first time that night, interviewed them about their strengths and weaknesses, and took them through a training session and workout. Real world… Continue Reading

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In Coaching, CrossFit, Exercises, Videos

December 10, 2008

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On Day 1 of the CrossFit Level 2 certification seminars, participants instruct each other in the 9 fundamental movements (squat, front squat, overhead squat, press, push press, push jerk, deadlift, sumodeadlift highpull, and clean) that are the core of the Level 1 seminar.

In this video, Gordon Limb takes his group through the initial stages of the push press. Nicole Carroll, Director of Training for CrossFit (along… Continue Reading

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In Exercises, Olympic Lifts

December 05, 2008

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Coach Bill Starr is a legend in the strength and conditioning world. He was a world-class competitor himself, and has been a renowned coach for nearly four decades.

Over the last decade, I’ve noticed that most athletes in the weight room are emphasizing static back exercises like deadlifts, bent-over rows, good mornings, and various machine pulls rather than dynamic, explosive exercises such as power cleans, power snatches, snatch and clean… Continue Reading

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In Coaching, CrossFit, Exercises, Videos

December 04, 2008

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This is Part 1 of the second episode of the Boz and Todd Experience. Boz and Todd, with special guest Chris Spealler, conducted four training sessions at Front Range CrossFit. Except for scheduling the athletes, these sessions were unplanned. They met with the athletes for the first time that night, interviewed them about their strengths and weaknesses, and took them through a training session and workout. Real world training with several of Front… Continue Reading

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At the CrossFit Level 1 seminars, three overhead movements are taught together: The press, the push press, and the push jerk. All three take a barbell (or other object) from the shoulders to locked out overhead. The difference is in the use of the hip.

In this Part 3 The Push Jerk, Adrian Bozman explains the basics of performing the push jerk correctly. The difference between the push press and… Continue Reading

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In ExPhysiology, Exercises, Powerlifting

November 26, 2008

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Drawing on more than 30 years in the fitness industry, Mark Rippetoe writes that an “active hip” can help clean up problems associated with the squat. Dr. Stef Bradford and Dr. Lon Kilgore, Rippetoe’s long-time collaborators, also contributed to this article.

When we squat, the standard range of motion criterion for the exercise is “below parallel.” This is defined as the hip joint identified at… Continue Reading

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At the CrossFit Level 1 seminars, three overhead movements are taught together: The press, the push press, and the push jerk. All three take a barbell (or other object) from the shoulders to locked out overhead. The difference is in the use of the hip.

In this Part 2 The Push Press, Adrian Bozman explains the basics of performing the push press correctly, including the essential role of torso… Continue Reading

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At the CrossFit Level 1 seminars, three overhead movements are taught together: The press, the push press, and the push jerk. All three take a barbell (or other object) from the shoulders to locked out overhead. The difference is in the use of the hip.

In this Part 1 The Press, Adrian Bozman explains the basics of performing the press correctly, including the role of midline stability. In this video, the… Continue Reading

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