BoxLife Fitness Training #237

Saturday, September 29, 2018 Prep 2 Rounds 20 Banded Good Mornings 20 Bar Thrusters (45/35) 20 Butterfly Sit-ups Conditioning 4 Rounds 2 15′ Rope Climbs 20 Wall Balls (20/14) 10 Alternating Dumbbell Snatches (50/35) Strength Bench Press 4 Sets of 8-12 Reps Weighted GHD Sit-ups 4 Sets of 8-12 Reps 3 Supersets of: 10 Russian … Read more

BoxLife Competitor’s Training #237

Strength Conditioning/Speed Training Cycle: Week 5 of 5, Saturday Strength 15 Minutes to Work up to a Max Clean & Jerk for the Day Strength Conditioning Every 2 Minutes for 5 Rounds 1 Squat Snatch 3 Overhead Squats -Rest 4 Minutes Then- 4 Rounds 10 Overhead Squats @ 70% of Max From Part 1 10 … Read more

One-on-One with Noah Ohlsen: Chasing the Podium

Noah Ohlsen has a resume most CrossFit athletes would envy: the 27-year-old has won the Open, won his region four times and dominated the Team Series with Travis Mayer last year. The only podium he hasn’t taken, much less stepped on, is that of the Fittest on Earth. Ohlsen finished fourth in 2017 and sixth … Read more

BoxLife Competitor’s Training #236

Strength Conditioning/Speed Training Cycle: Week 5 of 5, Friday Strength Wide Stance Back Squat 4 Sets of 5 Reps Finish at a heavy/challenging weight Conditioning 5 Rounds 12 Power Cleans (135/95) 12 Toes-to-Bar 12 Calorie Row Rest 1 Minute Between Rounds Keep a consistent pace Gymnastics Conditioning 5 Rounds 5 Strict Pull-ups 5 Bar Muscle-ups … Read more

BoxLife Fitness Training #236

Friday, September 28, 2018 Strength Wide Stance Back Squat 4 Sets of 5 Reps Finish at a heavy/challenging weight Conditioning 5 Rounds 12 Power Cleans (115/80) 12 Toes-to-Bar 12 Calorie Row Run 20-30 Minute Easy Run

Four Reasons to Take Your Back Squat Wide

Ask any coach where your feet should be during a squat, and they’ll tell you “shoulder-width apart” without hesitation. Front, back, air, overhead, this is where we are taught to squat from, and it’s been drilled in points of performance everywhere. However, constantly varied is a pillar of CrossFit, and so should be the squat … Read more