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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…

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. …

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…