6 Tips to Overcome NOtivation

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One of the biggest challenges people deal with when following a training program is staying motivated till the end… Maybe you’ve experienced this before? The first couple of weeks you’re excited about a new program, but then you hit a rut It’s not as “fun” as it was at first Going to the gym several […]

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Put your foot in it?

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Are you a Nike Metcon kinda person…or a Reebok kinda person… Maybe you’re neither…or maybe…*shock horror*… maybe you’re an Adidas person… Whatever the shoe you choose to don when it comes to the daily WOD, do you ever take a moment to stop and think… Why do we now encase our feet…which for years went […]

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Unloading the Deload

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AHA! You may have heard this term bandied around before but never actually understood what your coach was talking about…So what exactly is a ‘deload’? One definition of a deload is: a purposeful reduction in training volume & intensity for the purposes of recovery, injury prevention, and improved performance. However, over the years, what constitutes as […]

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The 4 Most Common Mistakes with The Overhead Squat

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Ahhhh, the good ole overhead squat. Favourite of some. Nemesis of most. The Overhead squat can be a thing of pure beauty if done correctly. However, due to it’s challenging and technical nature it is usually THE movement that undoes most athletes. In fact, a lot of coaches will use it as an initial screening […]

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Rowing…5 Frequently Asked Questions (and our answers!)

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Ahhh the rower. The love of some athlete’s, the kryptonite of others. Well we’re here today to give you the answers to five questions that we’re always asked about rowing technique and who knows, you may just come out of those WODs feeling like you may have finally tamed the beast! Why does stroke rate […]

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5 ‘Insider’ Tips about Exercising in a Canberra Winter

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So you’ve taken the leap and signed up to a new gym. Unlucky for you, if you’re reading this, you’re most likely in a place colder than ‘North of the Wall*’…also known as Canberra. Even more unfortunate, you’ve gone and signed up to a CrossFit gym with limited heating and the occasional outdoor run. But […]

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The Cardio Debate

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C’mon, it’s across everyone’s social media platforms now, every second ‘Lifestyle’ article on news.com.au (don’t even ask me why I still use that site) is about the amazing transformations of someone who changed their training to a weights dominant focus. In an effort to combat the idea that lifting weights makes you bulky, it seems […]

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