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Compound Lift Series: 2. The Deadlift

We are continuing our compound lift series today with The Deadlift… The deadlift is essentially lifting something heavy and putting it back down… that’s the deadlift in a nutshell. Its simplicity makes it one of the fundamental movements for building a solid...

Compound Lift Series: 1. The Squat

Whether your a weekend warrior of just somebody looking to stay in shape for the long run, you’ll need to incorporate compound lifts into your workout routine to some degree.  Compound lifts are demanding complex, multi joint and muscle group movements, that have a...

New Year, New ‘Pain Free Me’

The holiday season is fast approaching and we all know what that entails… food, drink and more food! However, in a blink of an eye Christmas is over, 5lbs have been gained and the new years resolution of getting back in shape is beckoning. Each year we see people...

3 CrossFit Prehab Exercises # 3 The Knees

Nooo… it’s not a squat while eating paella (as that would obviously be your first assumption). The Spanish squat is an exercise used for targeting the quadriceps and paella… ehem patella tendon in the absence of a leg extension machine.     Quads...

3 CrossFit Prehab Exercises # 2 The Lower Back

Planks, crunches, sit ups… I’m getting bored just writing this list. Surely there are some more inventive and effective ways we can challenge our core to keep our lower backs happy? Well as we continue our CrossFit prehab exercise series, we’re going to share...

3 CrossFit Prehab Exercises # 1 The Shoulder

Overhead squats, kipping pull ups, handstands, snatches. It’s fair to say that CrossFit has a lot of shoulder intensive movements. Not only that, but the movements are often performed… At high velocity At end of range positions e.g. overhead For lots and lots of reps...