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Plandomization: CrossFit, Periodization and Planning
Greg Everett | General Training | April 29 2009 | Comments (26)

Periodization has become a bad word in CrossFit Land. My optimistic view on this phenomenon is that it’s due simply to widespread misunderstanding of what exactly periodizati... Continue reading
Integrating the Olympic Lifts with CrossFit
Greg Everett | General Training | March 3 2009 | Comments (9)

One of the questions I’m asked most frequently is how to integrate Olympic weightlifting with CrossFit training. The lift’s appearance in typical CrossFit programming is often inadequate or unsatisfactory for many athletes. In addition, I’ll ... Continue reading
The Anterior Chain: Don't Neglect It
Greg Everett | General Training | November 30 2008 | Comments (8)

As of late, the posterior chain gets so much attention and credit, and the loyal, reliable anterior chain seems to be regarded with disdain, or at least neglected in an undeservedly hurtful manner. Despite this poor treatment, it remains and continues working ... Continue reading
Why Dots: The Dot Drill
Josh Everett | General Training | September 30 2008 | Comments (4)

My first experience with the dot drill came about in my high school football off-season strength & conditioning program. I remember one day as we went out to the track for conditioning seeing a whole gang of white dots spray-painted on the asphalt leading ... Continue reading
A New Way to ME Black Box
Michael Rutherford | General Training | May 29 2008 | Comments (11)

Introduction It was 2004 when I first started integrating M.E. lifts with the CrossFit high intensity randomized protocol. I have since tried some new methods, which have proven successful. They tell me at the Performance Menu that the M.E. articles are the... Continue reading
Tumbling Warm-up
Stephane Rochet | General Training | April 30 2008 | Comments

During the past six months, the University of San Diego Varsity Weight Room has experienced a modest remodeling. Equipment and power racks were moved in order to clear out a space on one side of the room. This space was then filled with 12’x 42’ of... Continue reading
CrossFit Criteria
Greg Everett | General Training | February 29 2008 | Comments (18)

[NOTE: I wrote this article in February 2008, at a time when CrossFit as an actual competitive sport was very young and still in its earliest phase of development. Since that time, more standards have been implemented in the CrossFit Games and those of you who... Continue reading
Dumbbell Unilateral Training Alternatives
Michael Rutherford | General Training | January 31 2008 | Comments

If you are in the strength and conditioning game long enough you are going to encounter structural and muscular imbalances along the way. These imbalances and weakness occur naturally and by way of accident or injury. Rarely if ever will these situations co... Continue reading
Kyphosis & Shoulder Mobility: Practical Correction
Robb Wolf | General Training | November 28 2007 | Comments (10)

Working as a generalist strength & conditioning coach using CrossFit methodology appears to be a case of “Jack Of All Trades, Master Of None” and in some sense this... Continue reading
Training Weaknesses with Dumbbells
Michael Rutherford | General Training | June 12 2006 | Comments (4)

As you will discover, training with dumbbells offers multiple benefits. Their universal application makes them perfect for athletic training.  As a coach, one of the most potent applications for the dumbbell is the use of unilateral training to addr... Continue reading
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