Overhead Squat Progression

The overhead squat is a full body exercise and extremely difficult, requiring you to use all muscles and joints, and testing your flexibility + stability to the max. The overhead squat is expensive, the overhead squat is something you need to invest a lot of time in, the overhead squat is also dangerous, go ego …

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Caveman Stretching Routine

The one stretching routine you should be doing that covers your whole body and gives you mobility for performance in CrossFit, Kettlebells, and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. One of the first things you’ll see me do in the video is kneeling and laying back down (reclined hero pose) with the arms extended. I press my hips up and …

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Isolating the Triceps—Don’t Push!

Want better results with your tricep push-ups? Read this article and put it to the test, see if those three heads (that we all like to see bulging big) grow.

Squat DEADLIFT—Deadlift Squat Style

There are those who’ll say: “A deadlift is a deadlift.” They’re wrong!   If you’re coming from the ol’skool gym, bodybuilding, etc. you’ll be more familiar with the conventional, and sumo deadlift. If you’re coming from CrossFit, you’ll be more familiar with the squat deadlift. Depending on where you started out, you’ll probably be calling …

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Warming up for CrossFit

If I walk to the box and am already warm, I normally start this warm-up routine (links to above video) right away. If I did not walk, I would first do some star jumps (jumping jacks) to get the body warm. Depending on how cold my body is, I would also throw in some burpees. I …

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How CrossFit Changed My Life

Not too long ago, I was slaving through the corporate grind, overweight, eating poorly, not going to the gym, stressed beyond all belief… And was flat out miserable.   I was in a high-stress industry where long hours were expected, and I was giving myself every excuse for not having time to get in the …

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CrossFit Exercise Translation Tool

CrossFit Exercise Translation Tool

Not sure what all these exercise names mean in CrossFit? Let me help you out:   CrossFit Exercise Translation CrossFit The Real World Air Squat Bodyweight Squat Thruster Squat Thruster Snatch Squat Snatch (with barbell) Burpee Burpee with Tricep Push-up, Jump, and Clap Push Jerk Conventional or Squat Jerk Split Jerk Split Jerk (bonus point) …

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Why Crossfitters Hate Kettlebells

You might or might not know, I’m a CrossFit and kettlebell trainer. I use both the barbell and kettlebell. But at the right times, for the right reasons, and most of the time that means using the kettlebell. In this article: Solutions To Kettlebell Pains, Why Kettlebells Over Barbells?, Kettlebell Weight Limitation, Kettlebell WOD Videos …

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WOD Arnie Version II

Today’s WOD is a modified version of the CrossFit Arnie Hero WOD, the original: 21 Turkish Get-Ups, Right Arm 50 American Kettlebell Swings 21 Overhead Squats, Left Arm 50 American Kettlebell Swings 21 Overhead Squats, Right Arm 50 American Kettlebell Swings 21 Turkish Get-Ups, Left Arm With a single Kettlebell 32kg, 70 pounds, 2 pood. As …

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