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The Best Drills to Improve Your Kip For CrossFit

If you lack a solid kipping foundation it will affect the efficiency of all skills that use the kip, such as pull-ups and toes to bar. The kip requires a combination of strength, coordination, and mobility. Lacking in any one of these areas makes kipping frustrating and halts progress in the skills that use the kip. THE TOP REASONS YOU...
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The Most Important Steps to Learning to Handstand Walking

For many athletes, the transition from holding a handstand against, to freestanding, and then ultimately learning to handstand walk can be a challenging progression. Handstand walking requires significant strength, coordination, and mobility to accomplish. Our handstand walk progression will help get you there! If you are ready to get serious about mastering handstand walking, our  Handstand Walking Program. This four-week...
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The Best Drills for Better Grip Strength For CrossFit

When starting a training program, you rarely think about grip strength. You want to lift heavier, so you focus on improving your form and developing strength everywhere except your grip. But neglecting grip strength in CrossFit accessory work can significantly hold back your performance. Let’s bring this commonly weak area up to boost your performance! For those wanting a free...
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The Best Suspension Trainer Rehab Exercises

In the musculoskeletal rehab, we’ve made huge strides understanding the importance of improving the strength of patients returning from an injury. But often we’re faced with the challenge of getting the right strength equipment in place. I’d love for every physical therapy, chiropractic, and athletic training facility to have barbells and kettlebells. But, I understand space and issues convincing management...
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Ultimate Guide to Improving Your Overhead Squat

You walk into your gym and on the white board there it is…the overhead squat. While a few athletes will be thrilled to see this movement most of us won’t. The combination of mobility, strength, control, and coordination needed for this exercise makes it one of the most difficult for many CrossFit athletes.  But there is hope. With the assessments...
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The Best Exercises to Get Your First Pull-Up

An athlete getting their first unassisted pull-up is a significant accomplishment. For many, it takes months or years of training to build the strength to get their chin over the bar finally. For others, they spin their wheels, never making enough progress. The three steps have worked time and time again to help HUNDREDS of athletes we’ve worked with accomplish...
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How to Return to Deadlifts After Back Pain

If you’ve had an episode of intense low back pain, you know how scary dealing with that can be. Quite often, athletes are given poor advice when it comes to rehabbing their back. This leads to them feeling fragile and scared to return to the activities they love. The most frequent exercise I’m messaged about is the deadlift after low...
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Increase Your Bench Press by Avoiding These Five Mistakes

There are a lot of factors in the bench press that can make or break your success in the movement. If you want to increase your bench press you need to be aware of the things that can go wrong. These might sacrifice your strength potential, or worse, increase your chance of injury.     So, what are the top 5 bench...
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The Best Drills for Improving Handstand Mobility

If you want to maximize your performance with handstand pushups, walking, and other variations, it is crucial that you have great handstand mobility to get into optimal positions. Many athletes lack the necessary mobility, and as a result, their performance is hindered. Here’s what you can do to get better…   View this post on Instagram   A post shared...
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