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Month: February 2016

My First CrossFit Open | Workout 16.1

My First CrossFit Open | Workout 16.1

The past few years I’ve enviously watched others on Instagram as elite and casual CrossFitters alike completed the qualifying workouts for the CrossFit Games. This weekend I finally completed my own very first CrossFit Open workout!¬†You might be wondering why I bothered – after all, […]

Yoga For CrossFit Athletes | The Top 8 Postures To Stretch, Align & Cool Down

Yoga For CrossFit Athletes | The Top 8 Postures To Stretch, Align & Cool Down

Quitting your day job and going to India to practice yoga is a dream for many, but it didn’t just stay that way for my friend Marley – she’s not long home from 4 weeks in Goa qualifying to become a yoga teacher. As well […]

What To Expect At Your First Chiropractor Appointment | My Experience

What To Expect At Your First Chiropractor Appointment | My Experience

Take a look at my back in the above photo. What do you see? Is it my chubby lats, forever evading a strict pull-up? Or is it my baby traps, slowly growing with hundreds of cleans? You’d be forgiven for not spotting my spine curving […]

Mind Games | Why I Think Olympic Lifts Are Hard To Learn

Mind Games | Why I Think Olympic Lifts Are Hard To Learn

Without a doubt my favourite part of CrossFit is the Olympic lifting. It’s something about the explosiveness, the power of getting something that heavy over your head, and above all it’s the refined technique that I love the most; the fact that you really need […]

Are Weightlifting Shoes Worth It + Are Romaleos The Best?

Are Weightlifting Shoes Worth It + Are Romaleos The Best?

You may have already spotted me wearing my lifting shoes on Instagram or you may have even seen others at the box at the box wearing them, and wondered what exactly these shoes are for. Essentially, they create a sturdy platform in order to do […]

CrossFit Hands | Caring For Calluses + Healing Rips

CrossFit Hands | Caring For Calluses + Healing Rips

If you’ve lifted weights or had to use your hands to any extent you’ll know them well: calluses. The small patches of hard skin that build up on your hands. As annoying as they are, without them our poor hands would get torn up and […]