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Sage Burgener is a well-known Olympic weightlifting coach carrying on the legacy of her father, Mike Burgener, a coach of more than 50 years including many in the CrossFit space. While she has several lofty goals such as running a 100-mile race and building her own legacy, one goal supersedes them all.Watch The CrossFit Coach: Sage and the Burgener Legacy in CrossFit Weightlifting
Jessica-Rose Clark, most popularly known as "Jessy Jess," is one of the most recognized MMA fighters in the world. With the help of CrossFit, she continues to dominate the MMA industry and inspire women all over the world through passion, strength, and perseverance.Read MoreUFC Fighter Jessy Jess on CrossFit and the Road to Going Pro
In an emotional, candid, and raw interview, Dekeyrel shares her story about living with blindness and accepting the reality of her disability, overcoming fears and defying stereotypes, and finding herself, confidence, and empowerment through CrossFit.Watch Blindness: An Invisible Disability — Kym Dekeyrel
The clean is used to lift a load from the ground to the shoulders, where frequently the object is being readied for lifting overhead. In the clean, the hips and legs launch a weight upward from the ground to belly-button height and then the lifter drops under the weight quickly to catch it. The full movement finishes with the hips and legs working by squatting the weight and standing up to full extension.Read MoreWhat Is a Clean?
Planning a training session that develops and attends to all athletes is a fundamental skill for all coaches to develop, master, and continually refine.Read More The Professional Coach — Worksheet: Create Your Own Lesson Plan
Kelly Kelly (CF-L3) was a competitive soccer player focused on sport-specific training for much of her athletic career. Kelly, who became a well-known coach and competitive CrossFit athlete under her maiden name Kelly Clark, says her fitness lacked balance before she found CrossFit.Watch The CrossFit Coach: Kelly Kelly
CrossFit helps children develop confidence and body awareness while performing movements that are natural for their bodies. As Dr. Katina Thornton explains, it will also help to keep their bodies mobile and pain-free as they enter adulthood.Read MoreAsk a Coach: Is CrossFit Safe for Kids?
The air squat is the cornerstone movement of CrossFit and represents one of the most functional ranges of motion a body can go through. To put it simply, a squat is standing from a seated position. It demands midline stabilization, posterior-chain engagement, and core-to-extremity movement, and it can be used to move your bodyweight or very large loads held in a variety of positions.Read MoreWhat Is a Squat?
The loss of function, the increase in perceived pain, the comfort of limiting range of motion and avoiding activities that may increase aches — even transiently — and the resultant lack of activity becomes and is considered unavoidable and the new normal for the rest of our lives. Societal and cultural influences and stereotypes reinforce resignation to and acceptance of being old and feeble. When governmental and health-professional organizations say that walking or gardening — or any random movement — is enough if you do it often enough to accumulate an arbitrary number of active minutes mathematically associated with a loose collective of "risks," why would the general public disbelieve them?Read MoreThe Inertia of Aging
Jared Holland takes on today's workout at CrossFit East Nashville: For time: Run 800 meters, Then, 50-40-30-20-10 reps of the couplet: Wall ball, Box jump, Then, run 800 meters.Watch CrossFit Workout: Run, Wall Ball, Box Jump
Bill Anthes, from Between the Ears, joins Mike Giardina (CF-L4) on the CrossFit Health Podcast to discuss mental health — or mental fitness — by using CrossFit and the tools that are accessible in our CrossFit affiliates.Watch CrossFit Podcast: Mental Health
Andrew Wolfe of CrossFit Infernal offers tips on today's workout of the day: 5 rounds for time of: Row 500 meters, 15 bench presses.Watch CrossFit Workout: Row, Bench Press
CrossFit Seminar Staff trainer James Hobart demonstrates various ways to squat to a target. These options are helpful if an athlete is dealing with an ailment that prevents them from squatting to a full range of motion (crease of the hips below the top of the knees). Find an implement that allows you to squat without pain.WatchAir Squat to a Target
CrossFit 720 does today's workout of the day: Five 3-minute rounds of: 10 front squats, 10 box jumps, Row for max calories.Watch CrossFit Workout: Front Squat, Box Jump, and Box Jump
For life-changing results, you need the kind of coach equipped to change lives.Read MoreWhy CrossFit Coaches Are the Best in the Business
Connor McDonald has been a full-time CrossFit trainer since 2014. Since then, he’s become a Level 3 Trainer, was hired to CrossFit’s Seminar Staff, and recently opened his own thriving affiliate. Along the way, he’s identified some tools that helped him develop his coaching skills that he believes can help any coach do the same.Read MoreFive Tools To Help you Become a Kick-Ass Coach
At the CrossFit Level 1 Certificate Course, three overhead movements are taught together: the press, the push press, and the push jerk. All three take a barbell (or another object) from the shoulders to locked out overhead. The difference is in the use of the hip.Watch Teaching The Push Jerk