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A Rehab Case Study: Gluteal Tendinopathy Part 1

By Mai-Linh Dovan

/ Articles / Rehab, mobility & injury prevention / 07 August, 2018

Gluteal tendinopathy is a relatively new term. Lateral hip pain over the greater trochanter has typically been termed trochanteric bursitis. I came ac…

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…

3 Phases for Retraining Overhead Movement

By Mai-Linh Dovan

/ Articles / Rehab, mobility & injury prevention / 29 May, 2018

Shoulder dysfunction is commonplace in training, particularly for overhead movement. While the structural diagnosis may vary: tendonitis, bursitis, su…

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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What’s Your WHY? Mobility for the Neurotype

By Mai-Linh Dovan

/ Neurotyping / Rehab, mobility & injury prevention / Strength and performance / 27 March, 2018

Mobility. mo·bil·i·ty. mōˈbilədē. It’s a hot topic of late. It’s also a topic of debate: “Increase your mobility, but not too much. Too much mob…

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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-…

Movement Optimization – The Power of Regression

By Mai-Linh Dovan

/ Rehab, mobility & injury prevention / 08 February, 2018

Movement Optimization is a popular term in the functional training era, and with good reason. To optimize is to “make the best of most effective use o…