. . . is worth a pound of cure, so the saying goes. Unfortunately, we live in a very reactive society when it comes to our health. Even in CrossFit, where I practice and where people are heavily invested in their own health and wellness, I see numerous injuries that co...

April 22, 2017

Let’s be honest, if fitness were money, mobility would be the paying taxes of the CrossFit world.

We all need to do it. We all know we would be better off if we did a little work all year long to be prepared. Yet we all wait until the last minute to begrudgingly do as l...

March 11, 2017

Anyone who has attended one of my mobility classes has undoubtedly heard me refer to

a neutral spine. The neutral spine position is the strongest, safest position for lifting and, as such, having a firm grasp on this position should be top priority for every CrossFit at...

“My overhead squat sucks” is the most common mobility complaint I hear in the gym.

Aside from the snatch, no lift taxes more of your body’s systems than the overhead squat. Moving weight further from your center of mass increases the level of difficulty exponentially. O...

The hip hinge is a fundamental component of pulling weight from off the floor.

Mastering the powerful muscles of your posterior chain - glutes, hamstrings etc. - around a stable spine is the key to pulling more weight in lifts such as the deadlift (snatch, clean, straig...

My war against the sit-up is nothing new. Those of you who know me may be well-acquainted with my thoughts on the subject, and may have even been treated to one of my rants about this obsolete exercise; I am quite passionate about this topic.

Core stability is an import...

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