Category: Training

Top 5 Travel Workouts (With Access To A Gym)

Last time I shared with you 5 CrossFit workouts in 20 minutes or less that can be done without access to a gym. As promised, this week we have 5 fresh workouts that can be done with access to a gym. Remember to always warm up and stretch out! Warm up: 50 jumping jacks, 50 […]

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20 Minute Travel Workouts – Part 1

Traveling can be rough. Sometimes it’s for pleasure and sometimes for business. It’s a funny paradox, isn’t it? Many of us love nothing more than hitting the open road and driving off into the sunset, or catching a flight to travel distant lands. However, the act of abandoning our routine at home can be devastating […]

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Why You’re Not Getting Results

If you haven’t heard of this, you’re not alone. The Law of Accommodation states that a decrease in performance will occur if the external load does not change.  Meaning, if you’re brand new to exercise and you start running 2 miles everyday you will likely enjoy great results for the first couple months. This is […]

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Are You Training Or Are You Exercising?

A recent video blogged from the mystics of muscle over at Barbell Shrugged about the definition of all that sweat equity we’ve been investing in our time at SRX has got me thinking; are we CrossFitters just exercising, or are we training? Although the word choice may seem trivial, this is more than just semantics. […]

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Machines vs Free Weights

Machines are built with the “average” person in mind and although offer some interesting options for movement diversity, if used exclusively will stunt your development as an athlete. A one size fits all approach will never deliver maximum results and you will never know your true strength levels because the blocks of weight you stick […]

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Road Warriors: Staying Fit While Traveling

Sticking to your routine while you travel One of the keys to health and fitness is routine, but what happens you’ve got to take life on the road? Travel, whether for business or pleasure is a reality of modern life, and the journey away from the comfort of your meal prepped kitchen and the sanctuary […]

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Mobility and the Crossfitter

Mobility is a vital cornerstone to any truly fit individual. Take one look at a gymnast to see the potential of the human body and applicability of human flexibility. In Gymnastics, their freedom of movement allows for both the complex positions they perform during their routines as well as the aesthetic value of the body […]

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Squat Everyday

Now most of you are probably already looking at this headline and thinking, “he doesn’t really mean everyday…” Oh yes I do, as in 7 days a week. You will most likely think of this as a daunting task and you should. Squatting everyday is not for the faint of heart or what I like […]

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Keeping Your Hands Happy and Healthy

Spend some quality time on a pull up bar or a barbell and ripped hands and calluses will be come all to familiar. Rips are often very painful and can stop training in its tracks if not dealt with properly. Here we will discuss some ways to prevent tears and how to treat them when […]

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Thruster (Barbell or Dumbbell)

The ever so hated thruster! Just the sound of it for most is enough to make people cringe with disgust and exhaustion. But a proper thruster is the ultimate full body workout and at the same time helps with hip mobility. Barbell placement should be in the front rack position. Elbows do not have to […]

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