If the back squat is considered the ‘king’ of all exercises, the goblet squat is one of the best movements to master it. The goblet squat helps athletes understand the basic mechanics of weighted squats and when performed correctly does wonders to improve squatting form. Subscribe to BoxLife Magazine. As low as $9.99/year! Performing the ... Read more
Ah, the good ol’ strict pull-up. Nothing like having to elevate your entire body weight! Some people have no problem banging out strict pull-ups. However, a large population of CrossFitters see the word “pull-up” and are instantly defeated by what seems to be a mythical accomplishment. Women in particular have a very difficult time conquering ... Read more
If there’s one exercise that’s synonymous with CrossFit, it’s probably the thruster. Heck, the term thruster was first coined by CrossFit. Ask 4x Games champ Rich Froning what he thinks the best exercise is and he’ll say it’s the thruster. So, what makes the thruster such a valuable and respected movement? Below we outline the ... Read more
Isometric training—also known as static strength training—is an underrated and underused strength training method that can help you overcome a plateau in many of your lifts and increase your overall strength. Subscribe to BoxLife Magazine What is isometric training? When we train, our muscles typically contract in one of three ways (depending on the movement). ... Read more
What are EMOM workouts? EMOM (which stands for every minute on the minute) is a type of interval workout where you perform a specific task at the start of every minute for a set amount of time. What are the benefits of EMOM workouts? Pacing: EMOMs remove much of the thinking from a workout; the ... Read more
Olympic Weightlifting Coach Daniel Camargo on how to teach the split jerk.