Weightlifting Thursday: Shoulder Stability

Weightlifting Thursday: Shoulder Stability

Whether it’s a snatch or jerk, overhead stability is important. Makes sense, right? My favorite exercises for overhead stability are listed below with points of performance. Y-raises. These are done very light. The scapular exercises don’t need to be heavy...
Weightlifting Wednesday: Leg Drive

Weightlifting Wednesday: Leg Drive

One of our main lifts on Strength Saturday’s is either a squat or a pull. The main focus: legs. A favorite of mine for a variation of pulls is picture above. Our athlete Jes is standing on plates about 3″. The height of the plates will vary depending on...
Weightlifting Wednesday: Nutrition

Weightlifting Wednesday: Nutrition

-Before you read any further, I am not a certified nutritionist or nutrition expert. This is advice from my own practice and things that have helped me and other athletes around me. Feel free to use this knowledge to your own benefit or talk to me about practices that...
Meet A Member Monday: Renee Rivers

Meet A Member Monday: Renee Rivers

Strong Is More Than Strength   Being active has been a part of my life since I was young, with long distance running being my primary activity.  I have done many other cross training sports and activities, but I was ready to try something new. CrossFit had always...
Meet A Member Monday: Jeff Stukey

Meet A Member Monday: Jeff Stukey

Defeating “Poor Genes”   I grew up playing sports with my dad.  Much of what I remember about my childhood centers around me playing some kind of sport.  I was good at sports, but my parents, who were always overweight my entire life, rewarded my success...