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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…

Systematized CrossFit Box Programming

By Jason Brown

/ Crossfit / Strength and performance / 05 June, 2018

Over the past decade, group fitness has grown drastically. To give you some background history, I started out as a Strength and Conditioning coach bac…

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’…

Improve Your Squat and Deadlift by Box Squatting

By Jason Brown

/ Crossfit / Strength and performance / 01 May, 2018

There is a lot of available data to support the notion that Box Squatting is a viable method for increasing the squat and deadlift. The results that W…

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When to Push and When to Back Off – Simple Stuff That’s Often Overlooked

By Jason Brown

/ Crossfit / Rehab, mobility & injury prevention / 05 April, 2018

For the past 24 weeks, I’ve been monitoring my HRV (heart rate variability) via Joel Jamieson’s Bioforce HRV. If you’ve ever conside…

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Conjugate Method for CrossFit

By Jason Brown

/ Crossfit / 01 March, 2018

One of the biggest advantages of doing CrossFit is the consistent stream of excitement stemming from a long list of novel exercises. Because of this, …

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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-…

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. …

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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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That thing they call “functional bodybuilding”

By Karim El Hlimi

/ Articles / Crossfit / Muscle gain / 30 June, 2017

It’s been over 10 years now since CrossFit captured the fitness industry worldwide.  Some trainers saw it as provocative because of the high intensity…

Pec tears at the CrossFit East regionals: the causes and how to avoid it

By Karim El Hlimi

/ Articles / Crossfit / Rehab, mobility & injury prevention / 26 May, 2017

by Karim El Hlimi Last weekend, I was at the CrossFit East Regionals as a coach. If you we’re in the athlete warm up zone, I was the guy with the fann…