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PERIODIZATION — The key to unlocking true strength.

By Alex Babin

/ Articles / Crossfit / Strength and performance / 11 June, 2019

“Periodization: long-term cyclic structuring of training and practice to maximize performance to coincide with important competitions.”   In the stren…

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’…

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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-…

Top Foods for Improved Training Performance – Part 2

By Jake Carter

/ Articles / Nutrition & Supplementation / 25 January, 2018

Nutrition is the language of our cells –it dictates how we look, feel, function and perform. It is drastically undervalued when compared the uncountab…

Top Foods for Improved Training Performance – Part 1

By Jake Carter

/ Articles / Nutrition & Supplementation / 07 December, 2017

Nutrition is the language of our cells –it dictates how we look, feel, function and perform. It is drastically undervalued when compared the uncountab…

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. …

To Sniff or Not To Sniff: Can You Get Too Amped Up Before a Big Lift?

By Alex Babin

/ Articles / Miscellaneous / 14 November, 2017

Can you get too amped up before a big lift?  The screams, the 4-scoops of over-caffeinated pre-workouts, the ammonia caps or smelling salts, the slaps…

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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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RPE-based Training – Part 2: Why RPE-based Train CAN be your Worst Enemy

By Alex Babin

/ Articles / Strength and performance / 17 October, 2017

  As we talked about in the first article of this series, the RPE system is a way for athletes to quantify the difficulty of a working set based …

RPE-based Training – Part 1: Why RPE-based Train CAN be your Best Friend

By Alex Babin

/ Articles / Strength and performance / 10 October, 2017

When you train for strength there is a very real problem you might be faced with: how hard should I push myself on my sets? We hear so many different …