I've been on a mission since I graduated physical therapy school and started working with people looking for pain relief and healing. Most people reach for the anti-inflammatory medication and/or ice to get that pain relief. And I don't blame them because it works! However, they have found recently that even ice is bad to … Continue reading Skip the Meds & Ice – Recover & Reduce pain with Oils!
The name Invincible comes from the feeling an athlete has at the start of either their game, competition or workout. So the way they want to feel at the start of their task is Invincible, like they can do whatever they need to do, no matter what obstacles they encounter, and they can do it to their … Continue reading Global Recovery
Most of my day is spent standing or walking around. I should be grateful because most people would prefer to be standing rather than sitting all day at work. And I am glad that I don't have to sit a lot, but we always want what we don't have! So sitting for long periods can … Continue reading Standing habits affect the way you move
It's the last CrossFit Open workout!! And we've got BURPEES and THRUSTERS..... it's amazing how many people predicted these movements would be chosen. Remember the info below is more mobility/movement prep. I will share strategy and more movement ideas from the big time coaches once they come out on my facebook page. Burpees You must … Continue reading Prep/recovery 14.5
A lot of people predicted a chipper, and here it is! Let's get you prepped for rowing, toes to bar, wall balls, cleans and muscle-ups. I will be sharing suggestions from Tabata Times which has a group of amazing coaches giving tips for this workout. So check it out on my facebook page Friday morning. … Continue reading Prep/recovery for 14.4
Workout 14.3 8 minute AMRAP: 10 deadlifts, 135 / 95 lb. 15 box jumps, 24 / 20 inch 15 deadlifts, 185 / 135 lb. 15 box jumps, 24 / 20 inch 20 deadlifts, 225 / 155 lb. 15 box jumps, 24 / 20 inch 25 deadlifts, 275 / 185 lb. 15 box jumps, 24 / 20 inch 30 deadlifts, 315 … Continue reading Prep/recovery for 14.3
I hope everyone is happy with their 14.1 scores, and if not have moved on to prepare mentally for 14.2! Once you've got the mental preparation, here's some ideas for how to prepare your body for this workout... 14.2 CrossFit Open Workout (details here) Preparation Overhead Squat - we all know this movement brings out … Continue reading Prep/Recovery for 14.2
As you've all seen, the first CrossFit Open workout is: Complete as many rounds and reps as possible in 10 minutes of: 30 double-unders 75-lb. power snatches, 15 reps Here are my recommendations to get ready for this workout... Power Snatch 1. If you have trouble getting your shoulders overhead, spend time working on mobility … Continue reading Prep/recovery for 14.1