Amber Larsen

Amber Larsen

 

 

 

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If you decide to judge, make sure you are fair. Be smart about how you make decisions. And ask questions of more experienced judges.
It wasn’t until I attended the current CrossFit Gymnastics certification that I realized bands are not essential, and can even be a crutch to an athlete’s progression.
As coaches, we will likely have someone with diabetes come through our doors. Type 1 diabetes care will differ from type 2 diabetes care, and it's important for coaches to know the difference.
Regular exercise can do wonders for those who suffer from asthma, but it’s vital that coaches understand how to safely work with asthmatic trainees.
Fibromyalgia is a muscular disorder. It’s important for coaches to understand what it is and the symptoms it can bring in a person with the condition.
Everyone has a different opinion in the fitness arena. But remember your comments may be representing more than just yourself.
Are these new military-style events and programs popping up in the world of fitness a slap in the face to those who are currently in the field?
I do not believe that every person in CrossFit is using steroids. The reason for this I hope can be explained in this article about natural hormone increases brought on by heavy resistance training.
CrossFit is great for kids but it's essential that trainers understand the changes in muscles, bones, and hormones that kids undergo in order to keep them safe and healthy.
We’re going to look at motor unit recruitment, proprioception, and the central nervous system and how using complexes trains each of these to make us better lifters.
Nutrition in the field is hardly ideal, but there are a few supplements that can make the life of an operator much easier and boost performance as well.
What do programmers think about before writing a training plan for an individual or group? I spoke with two experts and here's what they had to say about creating workouts and a long-term plan.