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CrossFitter Newsletter
Issue 4 - January 16, 2017
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CrossFitter Newsletter
When you think about the best type of workouts for weight loss, your mind might not immediately jump to strength training, but it should.
My Fitness Pal
Malik Abdul-Haqq turned to drugs to fill a void in his life, but he received a wake-up call when he was sentenced to a three-year stint in a California state prison. To get his life back on track, he traded his drug addiction for an addiction to wellness and started doing CrossFit.
CrossFit
Not everybody that goes to the gym wants to lose weight. This may come as a complete surprise to some of you who either need to lose a few pounds yourselves or think that everyone wants to be skinny.
Starting Strength
If you’re a strength athlete, then dieting at some point becomes an essential component of your training preparation. However, it seems that some people are far more effective at dieting than others.
Juggernaut Strength
I tend to use complexes pretty regularly in the training programs I write for my lifters. Primarily their use is confined to preparatory mesocycles, i.e. we use them in the early phase(s) of a training cycle and drop them as we approach a competition.
Catalyst Atheltics
Starting Strength Coaches Niki Sims and Michael Wolf demonstrate a couple of quick safety tips for the bench press - unracking the bar with straight arms and how to use safety pins for a failed rep.
Starting Strength
Avoid the boring breakfast trap by whipping up a batch of these delicious pancakes from Fresh Fitness Food.
Runner's World
Many athletes struggle holding their false grip when they initially start learning how to do muscle ups. This can be a very frustrating position to be in as it can often feel uncomfortable if not used to the grip.
CrossFit Invictus
Jacked up shoulders holding you back? New’s flash, you are not the only one. It turns out that shoulder pain and injuries are some of the most common of all dysfunctions for active individuals.
Barbell Shrugged
Prep time: 10 min Cook time: 15 min Yield: 20 poppers
Breaking Muscle