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Onward and Upward: The Beginners Guide to Stability Training

Onward and Upward: The Beginners Guide to Stability Training

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: September 24, 2020

Stability training is an important and often overlooked element of training. Whether it’s your first day in the gym or you are a veteran athlete you can benefit from stability training. Our bodies are forced to accommodate the demands of sport and life. To prevent falling, maintain balance, and moving our bodies and external objects ...

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Onward & Upward: ‘Stop Doing It For The ‘Gram’

Onward & Upward: ‘Stop Doing It For The ‘Gram’

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: March 7, 2020

More and more often these days we encounter folks living life through the lens of their smartphone. Ever since becoming a social influencer turned into a real career it has become increasingly difficult to know what is real and what is staged. Not only that, but how often are you interrupting your own life in ...

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Onward & Upward: ‘Bulletproof Those Shoulders’

Onward & Upward: ‘Bulletproof Those Shoulders’

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: March 1, 2020

Exercise should be a place to relieve stress, build, confidence, and of course improve your health. The good news is that you don’t to make training with shoulder pain a part of your life. In fact if you dedicate yourself to the process you can possibly eliminate shoulder pain once and for all. Let’s talk ...

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Onward and Upward: “Zottman Curl”

Onward and Upward: “Zottman Curl”

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: February 9, 2020

Still have that nagging elbow pain that won’t go away? It can prevent you from even picking up your coffee cup if it is really aggravated and will keep you out of the gym for days at a time. You may have noticed we introduced the Zottman curl over the last cycle, but I want ...

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Onward and Upward: “Quadzilla?”

Onward and Upward: “Quadzilla?”

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: January 26, 2020

After an intense workout of front squats or thrusters, you may have felt that burning pumped up sensation in your quads. Your pants are tighter and you can no longer put your phone and keys in your front pocket for fear of getting them stuck.  The quadriceps and hip flexor muscles on the front of ...

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Onward and Upward: “Timing is Everything…when it comes to food and working out!”

Onward and Upward: “Timing is Everything…when it comes to food and working out!”

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: January 19, 2020

When it comes to training with intensity, we have to walk a fine line between achieving the desired stimulus and overdoing it. One consequence of pushing yourself too hard in a workout can be nausea and potentially even vomiting.  This is never a fun way to end a training session, or worse, to halt your ...

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Onward and Upward: ‘Trust The Process’

Onward and Upward: ‘Trust The Process’

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: January 12, 2020

res·o·lu·tion /ˌrezəˈlo͞oSH(ə)n/ noun a firm decision to do or not to do something. Some things happen in life with the flick of a switch. When you want to turn a light on you simply flip the switch, clap your hands or yell across the room to Alexa and “voila”, let there be light. Others take ...

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Onward and Upward: ‘Energy Systems Explained’

Onward and Upward: ‘Energy Systems Explained’

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: January 5, 2020

You have probably seen terms on the whiteboard like lactic power, lactic endurance or aerobic endurance. I am sure that most of the time it leaves you with more questions than answers. We wanted to take a moment to help explain a little better and hopefully give you some info to help impress your non-CrossFit ...

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Onward and Upward: “To Stretch or Not to Stretch….That is the question”

Onward and Upward: “To Stretch or Not to Stretch….That is the question”

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: December 28, 2019

Stretching is one of the most misunderstood practices in the realm of fitness and sports performance. A long standing staple in training sessions, it is commonly performed incorrectly, performed at the wrong time or avoided for the wrong reason (most common thing we see). By the end of this post you should be able to ...

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Onward and Upward: ‘Fruitsandvegetables is one word?’

Onward and Upward: ‘Fruitsandvegetables is one word?’

  • Category: Blog
  • Published: December 22, 2019

When did “Fruits and Vegetables” become 1 word? Fruits and vegetables seems to have become one word when it comes to giving advice on a healthy diet. Both definitely have a place in a healthy approach to food intake, however these two vary different food groups must be approached with different strategies. W ...

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