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CrossFit : The top 3 most efficient exercises to include in your off-season – Part 3

By Karim El Hlimi

/ Articles / Crossfit / Strength and performance / 03 July, 2018

In this article series, I will present the most efficient exercises I use in the early preparation phase of CrossFitters. Basically, if you didn’t rea…

CrossFit : The top 3 most efficient exercises to include in your off-season – Part 2

By Karim El Hlimi

/ Articles / Crossfit / Rehab, mobility & injury prevention / Strength and performance / 26 June, 2018

In this article series, I will present the most efficient exercises I use in the early preparation phase of CrossFitters. Basically, if you didn’t rea…

CrossFit – The Top 3 Most Efficient Exercises to Include in Your Off-Season

By Karim El Hlimi

/ Crossfit / 08 May, 2018

In this article series, I will present the most efficient exercises I use in the early preparation phase of CrossFit athletes. Basically, if you didn’…

Why You Should Use EMOM

By Karim El Hlimi

/ Videos / 21 February, 2018

In this video, Karim discusses how you can use EMOM to target specific weaknesses by performing a set number or reps combined with a more cardiovascul…

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CrossFit: Learning From The Best Athletes in Canada East

By Karim El Hlimi

/ Crossfit / 20 February, 2018

I come from what CrossFitters know as « Canada East » or the East region. It’s known to be of one of the best regions in the world, home to many well-…

Olympic Supersets

By Karim El Hlimi

/ Crossfit / 12 February, 2018

The typical push-pull superset in bodybuilding can be used in CrossFit to create capacity using more specific movements.   For example, you can supers…

CrossFit Box Owners: Are You Using a Health-Based Approach?

By Karim El Hlimi

/ Articles / Crossfit / Rehab, mobility & injury prevention / 30 November, 2017

Here are some things I have heard from people who tried CrossFit and were not so pumped about it:  «I was close to being sick, I don’t see the point. …

CrossFit Periodization

By Karim El Hlimi

/ Crossfit / Videos / 27 October, 2017

In this capsule, Karim discusses the advantages of block periodization for CrossFit to maintain gains and make additional gains.  This is a particular…

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CrossFit Training: Increasing Your Squat and These Underrated Eccentric Contractions

By Karim El Hlimi

/ Articles / Crossfit / Strength and performance / 24 October, 2017

Six to seven years ago, the world wide web wasn’t that interesting in terms of CrossFit training. Coaches didn’t start the trend of exposing their art…

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How to Develop your Anaerobic Power

By Karim El Hlimi

/ Crossfit / Strength and performance / Videos / 20 October, 2017

Developping anaerobic power should be an integral part of Crossfit athletes’ training.  You can use many implements to work anaerobic power, working a…

The Most Important Skills for Crossfit

By Karim El Hlimi

/ Crossfit / Videos / 02 October, 2017

One of the biggest challenges in Crossfit is the fact that there is such a wide array of skills to master.  As a coach, it is important to determine w…

Why Do Bodybuilders Hate CrossFit?

By Karim El Hlimi

/ Crossfit / Videos / 29 September, 2017

Olympic lifters and powerlifters have more and more respect for Crossfit athletes, given that these 2 sports are a major focus in Crossfit training. O…