The Five “Why’s” of Training

Fitness & Training Tips
By Dan

Often, we don’t dig below the surface of why we do things. It might be that it’s “expected,” or “good for us,” at least in the case of training.

Here’s a simple, practical tool for you to use (and one I personally use with clients once I get to know a bit about them)

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How to Get More from Your AMRAP’s

Fitness & Training Tips
By darren

In this video I go through what I do when I approach an AMRAP or a For Time workout. I talk about how I go about getting more out of the workout. More rounds, or same rounds with less effort or just a more targeted metabolic response. And how you can use the strategies Ive learnt over my 10 years of doing CrossFit after watching this vid.

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Why barbells suck… and dumbbells rule!

Fitness & Training Tips
By Dan

Most of the world’s strongest people (gymnasts excepted) use barbells religiously. There’s a reason for that – barbell training works. Barbells allow you to handle maximal loads, use progressive overload and train virtually any muscle group you want.

If they’re so good, then why use dumbbells at all?…

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Why we warm it up & stretch it out

Fitness & Training Tips
By PJ

Doing a proper warm up at the start of your workout and and addressing your flexibility deficits at the end of your workouts can make a big difference to your movement patterns, workout performance, injury prevention and ultimately the results you reap from your time in the gym.

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