Strength Training

How to Beat Shoulder Pain (and Still Lift)

If you're fighting shoulder pain to get under the squat bar, give these compression techniques a go.

Video: The Importance of Lat Involvement for Benching

This video will examine how developing your lats is an effective way of improving your bench press, along with some cues and tips on how to do so.

Friday Flicks: From 0 to 600lb in 30 Seconds

Watch this short video of Max Aita squatting his way up from an empty bar to 600lbs in the space of thirty seconds while the bar remains on his back.

Super D Video: Ankle Mobility Secrets

This exercise is great for lateral movement, and all you need is a band. Stay diligent and see results in a week's time. Increase your poundages without getting stronger!

Super D Video: Raw Squat Program

Today we are doing raw speed squats with half the usual band tension, to help us prepare for max effort day in four days time.

Video: Christmas Extravaganza - Mobility and Movement Ideas for the Holidays

I'll show you some mobility drills and exercises ideas to keep you going over the holidays. Plus a bonus magic paleo meal trick.

Super D Video: Fix That Back - We Will Rack You

Here's a solution for those of you with sore low backs and tight hips. Get ready to be racked!

Super D Video: Double Overhand Blob Lift for Grip Strength

I'm going to show you one of the ways I build grip strength. You grip the bar with both your hands in the overhand grip, and you use a fat bar.

Video: Kettlebell Swing Therapy

This videos addresses a common problem in the kettlebell swing - a lack of hip drive. I'm also going to show you a hamstring mobilization drill that's great for swings.

Video: Understanding Overloading, Overreaching, and Overtraining

In order for you to progress you must overload. But you can't increase all variables at once, or you will run into trouble. Learn the signs of overreaching and how to avoid overtraining.

Video: The Importance of Rest and Some Overhead Press Fine Tuning

From a rooftop in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania comes a video about the importance of rest, along with some fine-tuning tips for better overhead pressing movements.

Video: 2 Tips for CrossFit Games Open Athletes

Today we look at the difference between training and competition, and what we can learn from our "failures." Also a quick tip regarding weightlifting for CrossFit Open participants.

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