A couple of weeks ago, I went on a full 6 day “Immersion” course with Gary Ward and the awesome instruction crew from Anatomy In Motion. Anatomy In Motion is a revolutionary approach to solving pain and “dysfunction” through movement. The concept is built on the premise that our current model of movement (The concentric model) i.e. … More The Answer to chronic pain ? The key to improved performance ? My experience with Anatomy in motion.
So i signed up for the Go Ruck (heavy) on paddys day 2016. It is a 24 hour challenge which covers 40+ miles while carrying a backpack with 15kg minimum. I’ll be keeping a vlog to chronicle my training. subscribe to my youtube channel for updates.
In this article I will attempt to explain some of the more common nutritional protocols or “diets” that we are bombarded with in this crazy world. I will give a brief overview of each, then I will try to give you some direction in how to choose which strategy suits you best. which are more suited to … More HOW TO EAT SMART IN A WORLD OF DUMB DIETS
Its been a while since i’ve posted a blog but i feel my inner scribe chomping at the bit again so here goes. Dealing with injuries can be frustrating to say the least! But unfortunately it is part of the game. However, sometimes an injury can give us an interesting perspective on training that we didn’t see … More The magic is in the movements – find the holes in your crossfit game
When people first start training, they generally have one of two reactions to weightlifting shoes : 1. They instantly want a pair so they can strut around, spewing clouds of chalk dust in every direction, looking angry between sets of 30 kg power cleans OR 2. They show little interest and laugh at the silly … More Weightlifting shoes – are they helping you or hurting you?
We don’t rise to the level of our expectations. We fall to the level of our training”. Lets talk a little about training and competing, and the differences between the two. They are different activities with different goals. Training is for learning to move, for improving our quality of movement, and for improving performance working … More Training Vs Competing – guest post from Coach Dan
What is this ‘open’ you speak of? Every year (February 27th) the global CrossFit community holds an online competition called “The CrossFit Open”, it is an online event spanning 5 or 6 weeks during which a workout is released once a week. At the end of the 6 weeks, the top athletes from each region … More The CrossFit open, and why YOU should be taking part.