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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’…

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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…

Is CrossFit a Sport?

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Crossfit / Miscellaneous / Videos / 10 July, 2017

How can it not be?  CrossFit involves the 3 things that make a sport a sport: competing according to a certain set of rules or standards, high level o…

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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…

Should You Train Your Touch and Go Deadlift

By Christian Thibaudeau

/ Crossfit / Strength and performance / Videos / 12 June, 2017

In the touch and go deadlift, tension is maintained in the lats, hamstrings, glutes and lower back, which has a carryover to your strength coming off …

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…