Building Confidence with Weightlifting

Building Confidence with Weightlifting

Weightlifting is a very interesting form of this “fitness” thing we do. One day, it is our best friend. The next, it seems as if it’s our first day touching a barbell. However, we always want to come back for more, we search again and again for that...
Box Rule #9: Count Your Own Reps

Box Rule #9: Count Your Own Reps

  Rule #9: Count Your Own Reps Super simple concept, right? Not always. We know it can be tough when you get into the WOD-zone to remember which rep you’re on, but it isn’t up to your coach or even your classmates to count for you. Coaches can’t...
Weightlifting Wednesday: Why Blocks Matter

Weightlifting Wednesday: Why Blocks Matter

Lifting from the blocks matter. When I say “the blocks”, picture the image above. Blocks can be put into many positions, really whatever position you need them to be in, whether that is chest height for pressing the bar or around the knees for the pulling...
Box Rule #8: External Rotation

Box Rule #8: External Rotation

  Rule #8: External Rotation External, wha…? This is another phrase I’m sure you’ve heard Coach Mike say on several occasions, but just like the “stay hollow!” phrase, maybe you still don’t know what this means exactly…...