Its always interesting traveling to new places and seeing knew boxes. Yes, we all crossfit and certain techniques should be done ubiquitously… whoa big word, but for others change is refreshing. Today was great. I ended up stopping in at Crossfit 506, which is right outside of San Jose in a town called Escazu. Literally, […]
As promised, today we are hitting a fault I see on the regular that contributes the those burnt out forearms. What is a burpee? Nothing more than a jump and a dynamic push-up. Since I haven’t seen any jumping activities burn out your forearms, it must be the push-up part. This video breaks down the […]
Today we’re talking forearm work. Get your mind out of the gutter people. We’re not talking about the work you do while hiding in your cubicle pretending to actually do shit. This is real. Push-ups, overhead pressing and burpees tend to fry out the pinky (ulnar) side of your forearms. That nasty tightness can cause […]
Having huge lats has it advantages. You can become a movie star (even when you can hardly talk), can marry a Kennedy (even when you can hardly talk), and become governor (even when you can hardly talk). But in the crossfit/overhead lifting world huge over dominant lats can get you in trouble. When it comes to overhead […]
To understand this episode we need to know a little anatomy. Your shoulder blade, what we call the scapula in the medical world has a front and a back. The back side is the side exposed to you if you are looking at your buddy’s back. The front side is the side facing the rib […]
Pronation and supination are terms some of you might not be aquatinted with. For the beginners just realize its the rotational movement that allows the wrist to turn palm up and palm down. For the anatomy geeks its a paired joint rotational motion (in this case) involving the elbow, wrist and interaction between the radius […]
Working on that nasty front rack….all daises, because today is like stopping by the Old Country Buffet. You get everything you need all in one stop. The little drill we have today encompasses mobility, stability, and functional exercise. Check it out.