For the past few months, you’ve seen quite a few variations DB/KB work (Click here to read my blog post about “Unilateral Training”). There’s a name for these controlled tempo movements: “Functional Bodybuilding,” and they serve a purpose!
You have a dominant side. A side you write with and pick things up with. A side that always pushes off starting the run or is a little stronger on the barbell.
A great way to fight the over development of this dominant side is to train unilaterally, or train exercises that use one side of the body or one limb at a time (i.e. single arm, single leg).
It’s time! We’re just a few weeks out from the most fun and challenging event of the year! The 12 Days of Fitness! (Formerly known as the “12 Days of CrossFit”). What: 12 benchmark workouts over the course of 12 days. There will be some you’ve done before and some you haven’t. Your only goal […]
How do you know if your fitness program is working?
Most people just show up and “work out”, following a routine from on the internet or just doing what the instructor in their class says. As long as you get your “sweat on”, you feel like you’re doing something.
What’s the bigger plan? Are you improving anything besides the weight on your scale? What about getting stronger? Learning how to do a pull up? Running faster?
One of the most common questions we hear from ladies at the gym is, “Will CrossFit make me bulky?”
We’ve all thought it at some point. Some of us (including me) have wondered, or worried, what our friends and significant other would think if we started looking too burly in our fancy dresses.