Lifting heavy is great but form should always be the priority. Lifting should be precisely planned and executed not devolve into a macho bro-fest.
The handstand hold is a great way to develop core and shoulder girdle strength and stability. How many other times do you support your whole body weight overhead?
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HeeHee said this was the best lifting clinic ever. Maybe it was. We have all gotten better so each clinic it feels like we get to work on progressively more advanced skills.
Friday's CrossFit WOD featured muscle ups and rope climbs, two higher level gymnastics skills. For most of us it made sense to turn off the timer and focus on strength and skill development.
CrossFit is not the only fitness option available in the neighbourhood and each of these accomplished individuals have chosen CrossFit and CrossFit Empower specifically. We are grateful for the confidence that they put in us and the contribution that they make to our community!
One of the most (in)famous CrossFit benchmark WODs along with Fran & Murph, Fight Gone Bad was created by CrossFit founder Greg Glassman for a then up and coming mixed martial arts competitor BJ Penn who was making his UFC debut.
What is it that makes CrossFits so successful? It is all about serving a higher need. I think Maslow's hierarchy of human needs is very helpful in explaining what CrossFit offers that your local community centre or Steve Nash Fitness World cannot.
L-Pull Ups & Sit Ups. Another challenging Dunbar Street day with this CrossFit WOD. Another day of hammering that midline and increasing strict gymnastics strength! There were a lot of great L-Pull Ups performed today but for those unable to complete this higher level movement as RX'd we had several adaptive options available so that everyone got through it safely and no one missed out on a workout.