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3 Tips for Stringing Together More Toes to Bar - Invictus | Redefining Fitness

3 Tips for Stringing Together More Toes to Bar
Video by Kirsten Ahrendt
This video discuss three points of performance for those of you that have the prerequisite strength and skill to kip, but struggle with the rhythm of stringing together multiple toes to bar. The points discussed in the video are outlined below:
1) Remember, it’s a KIP, not a SWING
In a kip, we move between two positions – hollow and arch. We move fluidly between these two points of tension and it creates a rhythm. If you are swinging (uncontrolled) instead of kipping (controlled) you won’t be able to maintain a rhythm for toes to bar. Read More
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Technique vs. Intensity in CrossFit – Why Scaling is so important

Technique vs. Intensity in CrossFit – Why Scaling is so important | EG Crossfit | Scoop.it
The BEST CrossFit Gym in Stoney Creek, Niagara and the Greater Toronto Area
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A Day With Alex Viada: The Hybrid Athlete

A Day With Alex Viada: The Hybrid Athlete | EG Crossfit | Scoop.it
We had the pleasure of hosting Alex Viada, owner and President of Complete Human Performance and author of The Hybrid Athlete – this past weekend at Cressey Sports Performance. You’ve seen his name pop up here and there on this site – most notably in an article I wrote recently titled You Down With GPP?... Read more
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Why Diets Work…and Then Fail

Why Diets Work…and Then Fail | EG Crossfit | Scoop.it
Guest post by my coaching partner, Sean Flanagan On the surface, there’s a wide variety of diets for weight loss. And they all SEEM to work – yet you’ve probably gone through multiple diets trying ...
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How to Squat More Without Getting Stronger

How to Squat More Without Getting Stronger | EG Crossfit | Scoop.it
So, you want to squat more weight, but you already have your lifestyle pretty much dialed in, particularly food, sleep, rest, and recovery. (If you don't, what are you doing reading an article on how to squat more when the answer is right there?
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T NATION | A Power Clean Primer For Beginners

T NATION | A Power Clean Primer For Beginners | EG Crossfit | Scoop.it
A beautiful, logical, and simple step-by-step guide to doing power cleans.
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50 Ways To Get Better At CrossFit

50 Ways To Get Better At CrossFit | EG Crossfit | Scoop.it
CrossFit has many facets and It can be difficult to improve many things at once. Check out these tips on how to get better at CrossFIt by a gym owner.
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The Best Deadlift Coaching Cues That Work

The Best Deadlift Coaching Cues That Work | EG Crossfit | Scoop.it
I compiled this list of the best coaching cues that will help you build a bigger deadlift and stay injury free. These are the tips I’ve learned throughout my career through experience and learning from some of the best coaches in the world.
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4 Crazy Ways to Squat More Weight | T Nation

4 Crazy Ways to Squat More Weight | T Nation | EG Crossfit | Scoop.it
These brutal squat progressions will help you set a new PR fast. Just make sure your spleen doesn't pop out and fly across the room. Check 'em out.
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How to Lift Forever: 5 Mandatory Exercises | T Nation

How to Lift Forever: 5 Mandatory Exercises | T Nation | EG Crossfit | Scoop.it
Love lifting? Want to keep doing it for life? Then you need to balance your workouts and fix your posture with these five exercises.
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The 10 Most Important Lessons From the Weight Room

The 10 Most Important Lessons From the Weight Room | EG Crossfit | Scoop.it
The weight room is my home. It is the place I am most comfortable and it is filled with people I love. It is also my laboratory. I am always experimenting, mostly on myself, but sometimes on my clients.
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3 Reasons to Get Upset About CrossFit

3 Reasons to Get Upset About CrossFit | EG Crossfit | Scoop.it
I'm not sure when it happened, but at some point in my mid to late 20s, I reached a state of general malaise. I knew CrossFit had something to do with doing 100 pull ups and throwing up, which was a fancy stretch from my normal routine.
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Taking the Long Road: Why CrossFitters and Endurance Athletes Alike Benefit from the Same 12-Week OLY Program - Tabata Times

Taking the Long Road: Why CrossFitters and Endurance Athletes Alike Benefit from the Same 12-Week OLY Program - Tabata Times | EG Crossfit | Scoop.it
As a competitive endurance athlete, Nate Helming discovered that programming Oly lifting into his in-season training was a perfect fit, thanks to Diane Fu.
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