Amber Larsen

Amber Larsen

 

 

 

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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.
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.
It's important that you understand your clients' bodies so you can coach them properly. Here's a quick primer on some basics and how they are relevant to movements.
I am going to talk about rhabdo from a biological standpoint and how it affects the body. Then you can make an informed decision on whether or not CrossFit is the only sport that causes rhabdo.
For those of you interested in Special Forces, if you think it's just about being physically ready, think again. It’s about psychological fitness on top of physical fitness.