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Guide to Foundational CrossFit Moves: Part 3

For the third part of this series, we will look at the deadlift, sumo deadlift high pull, and the medicine ball clean. All three of these exercises utilize proper hip hinge and help to strengthen the core, glutes, and hamstrings. (Videos are from the official CrossFit exercise library.) The Deadlift The deadlift is a compound…

Guide to Foundational CrossFit Moves: Part 1

CrossFit WODs (Workout of the Day) have limitless configurations with a hoard of possible exercises, but there are nine foundational moves you should master as a cross-training beginner. Perfecting your form on the (1) air squat, (2) front squat, (3) overhead squat, (4) shoulder press, (5) push press, (6) push jerk, (7) deadlift, (8) sumo…

Three Fitness Assessments You May Not Be Using

While variety may be something you crave in regards to fitness, it’s important to consistently revisit certain moves or activities in order to judge progress. Types of assessments are limitless – from seeing how many pushups you can do in a minute to checking your heart rate after treadmill run. Here are three assessments that…

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