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Blood Flow Restriction Training Authors: Nicholas M. Licameli (@nicklicameli), DPT & Nicholas Rolnick, DPT (@thehpm) – The BFR PROS (@thebfrpros) If you’ve landed on this page, you’ve likely already read about how blood flow restriction (BFR) is rapidly growing into the mainstream as both a fitness...

I'm excited to have postpartum fitness specialist Christina Prevett MScPT, Ph.D. (c ) discuss the important topics you need to know prior to returning to CrossFit postpartum! Christina recently joined the Performance Plus team writing an 8-week program for athletes wanting to return to gymnastics movements...

The Glute-Ham Developer (GHD) often sits in the corners of gyms collecting dust and serving as a coach rack. But this is one of the most valuable pieces of equipment for building posterior chain strength and endurance. If your low back, glutes, and hamstrings need...

The squat butt wink is one of the most well known of all squat movement faults. If you haven’t heard of butt wink before, it is the term used to describe the excessive rounding of the lower back as an athlete drops down into the...

In my last article, I discussed what I believe to be the six most common causes of shoulder pain in CrossFit. To review, usually, shoulder pain results from doing too much volume or too high of skills for what that athlete is prepared for. As...

With any form of intense training, the occasional injury happens. CrossFit is no exception to this. While research has repeatedly shown that CrossFit injury rates are not higher than other forms of recreational fitness activities, we have seen multiple studies agree that the shoulder is the most commonly injured...

Understanding the differences and progressions between strict and kipping toes to bar variations can help you identify which movement is most efficient for you to perform in a workout for time. Pamela Gagnon breaks down three T2B variations for you to work on! For those needing...

The Best Blood Flow Restriction Bands I am frequently asked about the best devices for performing blood flow restriction training. As with any trend in the fitness world, many manufacturers have designed blood flow restriction products recently. Like most fitness tools, the best device is highly...

In the lower body, the glutes tend to get all the love. From strength coaches to the medical world, we all focus on improving glute strength for performance and rehab. But the quads are also vitally important to your athletic performance. When your legs need...

Squatting with long legs can be very difficult. The length of your thighs impacts body positioning making hitting full depth more difficult than it is for shorter-legged athletes. But with a few simple adjustments, we can often rapidly improve positioning for better squat mechanics. Watch the...