CrossFit Invictus Edition of the Nike Metcton TR

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Which One will You Not Shut Up About…

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An Alcoholic’s Face Transformation After 6 Months of CrossFit and Eating Clean

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Most People Don’t Realize This…

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The Misunderstood Kipping Pull-Up

The notorious kipping pull-up: it’s usually the butt of CrossFit haters’ jokes. What they don’t understand is that it originated from gymnastics and that strict pull-ups are not something that’s neglected either. Here is a great article discussing the kipping pull-ups place in your fitness regimen. Some key points:
-A kipping pull-up is to the strict pull-up what the push press is to the strict overhead press.
-If you can’t perform strict pull-ups, you should not be kipping.
-If your main goal is to build muscle, kipping pull-ups alone won’t do it for you.
-Kipping can be used for hypertrophy however. Do strict pull-ups first then squeeze out a few extra reps using a proper kip.
-The butterfly kip isn’t necessary to learn unless you’re a CrossFit competitor and it works better for you. If any pull-up variation is going to cause an injury, it’s the butterfly…

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T Nation | Kipping Pull-Ups: The Truth.

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5 Tips to Avoid CrossFit Burnout


Too much of anything isn’t a good idea especially if you’re maniacal about CrossFit as outlined by Tosh.0 above. The obvious risks of doing too much CrossFit is lack of progress and injury. You’re also at risk of burnout. Games masters athlete Patrick McCarty goes over 5 tips to avoid CrossFit burnout:
1. Talk to your coach about switching your programming
2. Develop 1-,2-, and 5-year plans
3. Plan and choose competition wisely
4. Put CrossFit on hold and consider focusing on some other sport…
5. Take a Break
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Love CrossFit? 5 Tips to Avoid CrossFit Burnout | Breaking Muscle.

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Lauren Fisher’s Clean and Jerk

Clean and Jerk with Lauren Fisher – YouTube.

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EZ Muhammad’s 405# OHS

EZ Muhammad with a monster 405# OHS – YouTube.

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Inside Gym Jones

Welcome To Gym Jones – YouTube.

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Jason Khalipa on Representing the USA at the Invitational

Jason Khalipa on Representing the USA – YouTube.

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