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Increase Your Jerk

Must Do Exercises to Boost the Jerk Even though the jerk is not given as much attention compared to snatch and clean, it is an equally important CrossFit workout. Most athletes spend much time exercising, but they can’t seem to get the jerk correctly. There is a susceptibility to develop bad habits in exercising that makes it hard for you to get the jerk right. In order to address the above challenges, there are a number of assistance exercises that you can pick up, put them in your routine, and improve the jerk. Push Press This is a multidimensional exercise prominently known as an upper body strength lift. However, experience shows that push press has so much potential than just...

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How To Improve Your Snatch

Top 5 Exercises to Better Your Snatch Athletes and CrossFit beginners who become infatuated with weightlifting stand the risk of having their dreams crushed by the snatch lift. Compared to jerk and clean, snatch requires not just precision, but mobility as well. You require perfectly harnessed aggression consisting of maximal effort perfectly timed and channeled into a precise movement. Lifters are different. There are those who are endowed naturally and this quickly develop consistent and impeccable technique. On the flipside, there are others who struggle and spend quite some time to refine their technique. Some of them finish their lifting careers with lots of dissatisfaction. In order to prevent such a fate from visiting you, below are some assistance CrossFit...

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Pause Squats – Top Reasons Why You Should Do Them

Pause Squats – Top Reasons Why You Should Do Them As a CrossFit athlete, there are several variations you can apply to a traditional squat to enable you to enhance your power, efficiency, as well as technique and translate to better numbers both in and out of the gym. You can decide to go box squats, chains, and bands and lots of other options. Pause squat is a straightforward, but very effective CrossFit training technique. It confers on you several benefits at times superior than the regular squats. When performing a pause squat, you come to a complete stop right at the bottom of the movement and hold that position for as long as is dictated and thereafter explode out...

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Ideas on How to Develop Your Overhead Squat

Ideas on How to Develop Your Overhead Squat In the CrossFit repertoire, the overhead squat is upheld as one of the most vexing movements. It puts to test your balance, flexibility, coordination, and strength. Because of this, many athletes avoid spending hours developing the tools they need for a stronger overhead squat.  There is a wrong perception that as long as an athlete has a good deadlift or back squat form, there is nothing else to worry about. The truth is an overhead squat is much more important and can help you reap the most from your CrossFit workout of the day. Getting better at overhead squats has an overflow effect as the skills you develop are transferred to other...

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Top Reasons Why You Should Train with a Weight Vest

Top Reasons Why You Should Train with a Weight Vest Weight vest are usually worn over the torso and they are designed to add or remove weighted bars as you may prefer. They provide different amounts of resistance and thanks to their high versatility, these vests allow for a wide range of exercises including rope climbing, push-ups, jogging, pull-ups, sit-ups, and many others. Before strapping a weight vest to do a CrossFit workout of the day, there are 3 main factors you must consider. Your Level of Fitness Do you find yourself struggling in CrossFit WODs and always have to scale? Do you struggle to complete your workouts within the set time cap? Or do you only manage to work...

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