Skill Transfer Exercises for the Snatch

Skill Transfer Exercises for the Snatch

Alright, two drills to enhance skills that we use in our courses and at Mike’s Gym, first one, obviously, is the Burgener warm-up, which we do daily. The second drill to enhance skills that we do daily are the skill transfer exercises for the snatch. The first exercise is the snatch push press—now this is […]

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Nutrition Lecture Part 1: Avoiding Disease

Nutrition Lecture Part 1: Avoiding Disease

Nutrition. It’s a weird topic. The CrossFit message is a contrarian, it’s against the grain of what what has been going on commercially in most facilities. They got machines—we detest them— in isolation movements we’re compound. Big box, little box, low intensity, high intensity. Everything about this message is, for many people, antithetical to all […]

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The CrossFit Kitchen: Creamy Shrimp Zucchini

The CrossFit Kitchen: Creamy Shrimp Zucchini

Hey guys. I hope you don’t mind if I talk to you while I squat. Why don’t you stick around and we’ll give my creamy shrimp zucchini a shot? Go ahead and gather these ingredients: 6 ounces peeled and deveined wild shrimp, 3 ounces Italian sausage, 2 cups tomato puree, 1 cup light coconut milk, […]

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Nutrition With Lipson: Part 1

Nutrition With Lipson: Part 1

We’re going to talk about nutrition as I see some of you guys peeling out your bars and your shakes and stuff. I think it’s kind of appropriately and strategically placed right before lunch. Coach Glassman—our owner and founder—in 2002, wrote in his seminal article, “What Is Fittness?” gave an illustration for where nutrition’s role […]

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Nutrition With Lipson: Part 2 – Journal Preview

Nutrition With Lipson: Part 2 – Journal Preview

Dave: Now before we start getting into this, we’re going to take a step back, so to speak and understand food’s role, first from a metabolic process—the way we utilize or store food for energy. Any time you guys eat, that food takes a part in directing a process for how the fuel is either […]

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