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Now, on Monday I talked about gluten free and how the term can be abused by food manufacturers in an attempt to convince you their products are healthy. But there are plenty of good choices out there, and right now, thanks to the wave of popularity of CrossFit and associated... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2014 at The Standard
We love giving shout outs to our awesome members. But when we first started, we made the decision not to do an Athlete of the Month, as we didn't want to feel compelled to award someone every single month, just in case there wasn't anyone in particular who stood out.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2014 at The Standard
The selection of Nanos in our household!! There has been about 6 more additions since this pic.....[/caption] Which shoe fits! (we have had a number of new members asking about shoes, so this is an informational repost for you!) Up until around 2 years ago you would have seen a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2014 at The Standard
I will go over everthing in class this week -but the following weeks homework is below :) Ankle Mobility 1min straight leg/1min bent leg (each leg) - against the wall or use the edge of a stair. 2x daily Shoulder Internal Roatation Work 4x15 reps each arm or 2mins total... Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2012 at Mt Wellington Barbell Club
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Pre/Post test ankle mobility - squat - back against the wall, standing 1/2 foot or less away from the wall, bend at ankles maintaining upright chest. Ankle Mobility 1min straight leg/1min bent leg (each leg) - against the wall or use the edge of a stair Shoulder Internal Roatation Work... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2012 at Mt Wellington Barbell Club
All new PRs - Huge effort guys and gal :) - very excited for the coming weeks of training 1RM Snatch and Clean + Jerk , results below. Krista - Snatch 49kg; C+J 57kg Andy - Snatch 45kg; C+J 65kg Bo - Snatch 67kg; C+J 85kg Craig - Snatch 62kg;... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2012 at Mt Wellington Barbell Club
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All new PRs - Huge effort, very excited for the end of this 8 weeks :) 1RM Clean + Jerk , results below. Grace - Clean 54kg Mike B - 76kg Karen - 54kg Jim - 76kg Homework: Perfect Stretch - 5x each leg Internal Rotation (shoulder) mobility - daily... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2012 at Mt Wellington Barbell Club
A small but awesome group to kick off morning oly classes :). 1RM Snatch to set the ball rolling, results below. Grace - Clean 53.5kg Mike B - 55kg Karen - 32kg Jim - 60kg (power) Homework prior to friday Internal Rotation (shoulder) mobility - daily 4x 30sec holds OR... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2012 at Mt Wellington Barbell Club