So you tweaked your back. It might have been from picking up something off the ground, in a workout, or getting out of a car. Some questions that might go through your mind are "What do I do now? How bad is the 'injury?' Will I ever lift weights again?"
The good news is, it's probably not nearly as bad as you think. Here's how you can quickly get back to feeling 100%.
Written by Coach Rob
Recently, I have been asked by friends and family,
“So, why CrossFit? With so many fitness programs out there, why did you go with CrossFit?”
I’ve answered in a similar fashion every time. I don’t believe a perfect approach exists – in fitness, nutrition, martial arts, or anything else for that matter – but there are some approa...
Better Nutrition Everyday
Everyone should be focusing on quality nutrition, and not just losing weight:
From the surf to the playground, from the gym to the operating room, good nutrition will enrich all aspects of your life. There is a connection between the food we eat and our performance not only in the gym but outside of it as well. Showing up to the workout everyday and giving 100% ...
"Baseline From Hell"
5 rounds, each for time, of:
400 meter Run
40 Air Squats
Rest exactly 3 minutes between each round.
*6 minute cap each Round, 42 minute total cap
Scaling and progressions
1. Team - Partners run together, then divide the work:
200m Run, Ring Rows, elevated Push-ups
2. Team - Partners run together, then divide the work:
"Tabata Something Else"
Complete 32 intervals of 20 seconds of work
followed by ten seconds of rest where:
The first 8 intervals are Pull-ups,
The second 8 are Push-ups,
The third 8 intervals are Sit-ups, and finally,
The last 8 intervals are Air Squats.
*There is no rest between exercises.
*Score is total reps from all 32 intervals.
Complete 7 rounds for time:
7 heavy Deadlifts
200 meter Run
15 Pull Ups
*Rest 45 seconds between rounds
Patrick Daniel Tillman (11-6- 76 – 4-22-04) was a professional football player who left the National Football League andenlisted in the United States Army in May 2002.
He joined the Army Rangers and served multiple tours in combat before he was k...
In the September 2003 CrossFit introduced the first benchmark 6 workouts - “The Girls”: “Angie, Barbara, Chelsea, Diane, Elizabeth, and Fran”.
Read the article here: http://crossfitblacksburg.com/blog/benchmark-workouts
In the following months they introduced two more: “Grace” and “Helen”.
These benchmark workouts serve to meas...
Could there be a link between clutter and stress or depression?
Mental and physical clutter can cause us to become paralyzed - where do
I begin? What should I get rid of first? How can I tackle all of the things
that are on my mind each day?
Here is a great article on tackling these very things that keep us from
making the most of every day, feeling productive and not getting
Our “Code for Fitness” centers around the philosophy that you have a Coach for Life, a focus on learning and practicing functional movements, accessory work to develop stability/mobilty, continued training, and a lot of FUN!
To help support your life, while carrying out the "Code for Fitness", we recommend general paleo/zone/clean eating 80 to 90% of the time; playing a sport...