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Ligament and Tendon Training

Ligament and Tendon Training

It’s hard to find a training program that doesn’t want to increase your max squat, deadlift, or bench press.  These programs are everywhere.  Some are very calculated and excellent and others are thrown together and lead you on a long road to failure.  One thing that is

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Phosphgen Pathway Experiment-Based of September 18,2018 WOD

Phosphgen Pathway Experiment-Based of September 18,2018 WOD

     This is going to be a little different as it pertains to a particular workout that DCL performed on September 18, 2018.  This was a great workout and an experiment for me as a programmer/coach.  As previously stated in my other post on the three

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Nutrinformation for 5 Oct 2018

Nutrinformation for 5 Oct 2018

More Fall recipes! Just a short recipe referral source for you all this week! The following site provides recipes tailored to the Paleo and Zone ways of eating (diets); the specific link will direct you to the Autumn-oriented dishes, including main meals, sauces, and desserts. We hope

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The Metabolic Pathways; Are you Missing the Point?

The Metabolic Pathways; Are you Missing the Point?

Before CrossFit was even a thing, Greg Glassman was writing blog articles describing his theories on fitness.   In his original article titled What is Fitness, Glassman describes four fitness models.  They are:  The 10 General Fitness Skills The Hopper The Sickness, Wellness, Fitness Continuum The Metabolic

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Quality vs. Quantity (aka, Cheeseburger vs. Fasting)

Quality vs. Quantity (aka, Cheeseburger vs. Fasting)

Hey DCL. Hope everyone’s had a fantastically sugar-free couple of weeks since we last touched base! Today’s nutrinformation bit revolves around a topic some (me) are pretty good at sucking at, and that’s the conundrum of how much to eat versus what to eat. With “intermittent fasting” and “counting

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Why a 1RM Doesn’t always Mean a New personal record

  “Don’t have $100 shoes and a 10 cent squat”      Let’s face it, no one likes to do volume work.  No one likes to do heavy weights for multiple reps.  We all just want to get straight to the point and go for a new

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The Process

“Find your weaknesses, make friends with them, then beat them to death”      This is one of my favorite quotes.  Weaknesses are building blocks to our lives.  Every weakness defeated is one step closer to our goals.  That goal can be anything from a 700# back

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Kids Need to Get Out and Play

     Well it’s summertime again and just like in previous years, parents are racing around town trying to get from one child’s practice to the next.  This is a great thing, although maybe not for a parent’s sanity.  As we enter this summer my warning to

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Mobility and CrossFit

Mobility and CrossFit

    Mobility and CrossFit Why are we even doing it? Matthew Biolsi – June 21, 2016 How flexible are you.  Let’s be honest most of us aren’t nearly as flexible as we want to be.  Even those of us who are flexible, what is the point of

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1st pull in the snatch and clean

If the Pull is off, the lift will be as well. The 1st Pull in the Snatch and Clean makes the difference between a successful and missed lift. Trenz Pruca – March 17, 2016 The importance of the 1st pull   A lot of powerlifting coaches will

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