Rob Recuenco

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The Dip Error You Don't Even Know You're Making

<b>I have noticed a basic error that many newcomers to weightlifting, both young and old, are now making</b>. The problem occurs during the dip portion of …

Everything You Need to Know to Do a Perfect Pistol

<b>When you see a pistol done well, it looks so easy.</b> <i>Then you try one.</i><p>To help you perform a perfect pistol, we've put together all the videos on the …

17 Tips for Getting Better at Rowing

<b>Years ago when I first started training in CrossFit, I hated rowing.</b> In actuality I just didn’t know how to do it correctly, so I was horribly …

Stay Connected to the Bar: Snatch Clean Turnover

One of the most common problems I see or hear complaints about is the barbell crashing in the clean (and even in the snatch to a lesser extent). …

Increase Athleticism in 6 Minutes

5 Things You Should Do Every Day to Stay Healthy<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>The deep squat is an essential movement pattern that you'll lose if …

Breathing and Breath Control for Olympic Weightlifting

Breath control is critical for increasing and maintaining the structural integrity of the torso while under heavy loads. The supporting musculature …

A Thank You and a Warning

You don’t do sloppy work at your job, do you?<p>If you’re an airplane mechanic, you don’t just spray some WD40 on a malfunctioning engine and then say, …

Things You Can Get Rid of Things You Can't: Weightlifting Programming

You’re all adults, right?<p>I think that’s accurate. I don’t think many kids read these articles. They’re too busy being young, screwing around with …

Understanding Sleep for Optimal Recovery Productivity

Sleep is the most important part of recovery when it comes to illness, depression, stress and especially training. In regards to weightlifting, …

Sleep

It's Not About Your Hips....by Coach Dan Bell

<b>It’s Not About Your Hips</b><br>by Coach Dan Bell, Rubber City Weightlifting<p>“Hips to the bar!” That too-common coaching cue may be messing up your pull …

Weightlifting Technique with Evidence: Lifting the Feet in the Snatch Clean

Look at the pictures you see to the right (click to enlarge). Go ahead, look at them for a minute.<p>Pretty cool, huh? Yeah, they’re awesome. You know …

How to Front Squat

The front squat has always been a staple exercise in Olympic weightlifting programs, as it serves as the base for the catch position in a clean. …

How to Build a Super Solid Kettlebell Snatch (and Avoid the Dreaded Smack)

When it comes to kettlebells, the snatch is often the first lift that many people want to learn. The reason for this isn’t clear to me. Perhaps it is …

5 Tips on How to Improve Your Burpees

There are few exercises that invoke the look of disgust in a big strong athlete than burpees...in the same way, just the mere mention of burpees …

3 Tips for Improving Your Upper Body Strength

Page: 1Next »<p>by KEN CROWDER|Co-Owner and Head Coach, CrossFit 77<p>Have you hit a wall in your upper body strength gains?<br>Are you stuck at a certain …

3 Mind Tricks for Hitting New PRs

Here's what you need to know...<p>To make heavy weights feel easier, warm up using a more difficult version of your main lift.<br>• Use "primer" singles to …

Trusting the Process: 10 Reasons We Should Enjoy the Journey and Stop Worrying About the Outcome

When it comes to goal setting, two of the most common approaches are creating process-oriented goals or outcome-oriented goals. While outcome-based …

A Call to Standards for Coaches, Owners and Athletes

This isn’t specifically a post for outside or inside the gym. But I’m over these nonsensical blog posts railing on CrossFit. Let’s change direction …

The Get Up: Why It's My Favorite Exercise

“<i>Long before the invention of the plate loaded barbells and dumbbells, history spoke of men of seemingly superhuman strength. On display at the</i> …

Get Smart About Your Press

The press, push press, push jerk, snatch, and overhead squat all require a specific level of shoulder mobility before you should perform them under …

The Neurological Benefits of Clean and Snatch Complexes

What is a clean and snatch complex? <b>Essentially, it’s the breakdown of these Olympic lifting movements into individual lifts. It is broken down in</b> …

Muscle

Let’s play I never: top ten things to never do at the box, by Abby #17 - CrossFit 1Force | Your CrossFit and Fitness Gym in West Deptford, New Jersey

<b>10. NEVER come late to class</b><p>Although you might think that being a tad late can cause no harm, think again. A proper warm-up is one of the most …

20 More Tips That Will Make You Better at Olympic Weightlifting

<b>Olympic weightlifting can seem like a never-ending journey of self-improvement and bewilderment.</b> This isn’t too far from the truth, at least on the …

Weightlifting

Brutal Crossfit Workout: “McGhee”

Comment on The Muscle-Up by Beginner’s Guide to Adult Gymnastics | everything about your health

[…] and write my own muscle up tutorial here when Jim Bathurst of Beast Skills already wrote one of the best muscle-up guides available on the […]