Noorin Gulam – Overcoming Knee Tendinopathy

‘Let’s talk about knees.. and elbows, wrists, shoulders, ankles, hips while we’re at it. If you lift/lead a lifestyle in sport you NEED to invest in GLC2000 its just the best thing. If you actually ever read my captions you’ll know I struggle with my crappy knees but I’ve been consistent with GLC2000 for 2…

Open 18.5 Mobility Guide – Improve Thoracic Mobility & Decrease Hip Tightness

Open Workout Déjà vu If you’ve been doing Crossfit as long as we have you probably have mixed feelings about the announcement of Crossfit Open Workout 18.5.  “Who votes for thrusters anyway?!?!” On the plus side it gives you a chance to prove you are fitter than you were in 2011 & 2012. But if you…

Crossfit Regional Athletes Overcoming Long Term Wrist Injuries

The wrist is one of the most frustrating places Crossfit athletes can get injured. Almost all upper body movements involve the wrist, as do the majority of compound movements including the olympic lifts, gymnastics moves and other barbell work. The wrist a small junction where a lot of ligaments, tendons and nerves pass to the…

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18.4 Mobility and Activation Guide

Heavy Deadlift Edition There is no shying away from the fact that 18.4 is a lot of deadlifts. These will tax you midline and then going upside down for HSPU and handstand walks is going to cause you to move from lower back flexion to extension in a fatigued state. If you don’t warmup effectively…

18.3 Mobility Guide

Focussing on improving overhead positioning and kipping efficiency 18.3 is a lot of double unders followed by some quite technical movements. Overhead squats, dumbbell snatches and muscle ups are tricky enough when you’ve not just done 100’s of double unders. Mobilising your upper back and shoulders before this workout will help you to stabilise the…

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