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Don’t Let Your Emotions Hinder Your Progress

Too many of us, whether you’re a competitive athlete or not, probably have too much of an emotional connection when it comes to training. Comparison is the first thing that pops into my head in regards to this issue. By comparing yourself to others you may find yourself thinking, “I wish I were that strong,” … Continue reading Don’t Let Your Emotions Hinder Your Progress

Tempo Prescriptions – What Are They?

What is tempo? Tempo prescription is a tool that allows coaches to target and change certain aspects within an athlete’s program. By manipulating time under tension, coaches have greater control when designing resistance training and movement progressions. Tempo prescriptions take into account the three types of muscle actions. We will use the back squat as … Continue reading Tempo Prescriptions – What Are They?

5 Tips to Help Athletes Stay Motivated

"Kids don’t shoot free throws and expect to make it to the NBA the next year." - Four-time CrossFit Games champion, Rich Froning, when asked about athletes rushing the training process Basically, what he’s getting at, is that training takes time. One common mistake athletes make is that they try to rush the process and … Continue reading 5 Tips to Help Athletes Stay Motivated

Two things every athlete should do after the CrossFit Open

Many athletes are finding themselves wondering what their next step should be. Regardless of your placement on the leaderboard, you should be proud. As the first step in a lengthy process to find the fittest men and women on earth, the Open also serves as a great opportunity to compete against yourself and focus on … Continue reading Two things every athlete should do after the CrossFit Open