best weightlifting belt for women

The Best Weightlifting Belts for Women

Although both men and women work equally hard in the gym, there are simply physiological difference when it comes to a man’s and a woman’s body.  A belt made for a 280 pound man would be far too big for a 110 pound woman, and can actually cause more damage than help when lifting weights … Read more

box-squat

How to Box Squat , Muscle Worked, Tips and Alternatives

Box squats are a great way to add more power and strength to your regular squat while also helping to improve your flexibility and mobility. In addition, box squats are a great accessory movement to add to your CrossFit training program. In this post, we’ll look at the box squat and how to achieve an … Read more

Cossack Squat

The Complete Guide to the Cossack Squat

A vast amount of exercises in weightlifting, CrossFit, and fitness in general, are performed in the sagittal plane. Although you can make massive amounts of progress with such exercises, neglecting other cardinal planes can cause your body to be more prone to injury and not reach its full athletic potential. In this article, we will … Read more

The Deload Week: Why You Need to Incorporate it in your Training

While we would all like to believe that we could go to the box and operate at maximum efficiency and power for months on end, we know that this simply isn’t the case. You get stronger by recovering from exercise. This is a simple concept that has formed the basis of exercise physiology and program … Read more

Developing Speed in the Snatch and Clean & Jerk

If you’ve ever watched online videos of experienced Oly lifters you may have been amazed at how fast and explosive many of them look. It’s impressive, it’s as if you blink you’ll miss something. From experience, I can tell you that top coaches will develop quickness in their lifters. That speed is something everyone should … Read more