Category Archives: Skill Training

Level 1 Cert – Paleo Style

Late August Mark Sisson announced a fully accredited certification program for Primal/Paleo lifestyle. Since I have been living my version of paleo for a few years now I decided to take the plunge and learn as much as I can … Continue reading

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How to Have an Active Rest Day

While Rich Froning may not take a rest day, many of us follow CFHQ’s guidance of 1-2 recovery days a week. The (sometimes hotly debated) question is whether rest days should be active or not. Since complete rest needs no guidance, … Continue reading

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Alternative WOD Approaches

With over 6,000 CrossFit boxes in the world and tens of thousands of certified trainers you would expect that the WODs would become quite different from box to box or at least some brand new movements would get introduced. In … Continue reading

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SealFit – The Missing Mental Practice of CrossFit

After almost a year with SealFit’s Unbeatable Mind (UMA) program I got to reflect on a couple of things I have been critically missing in my daily CF practice. The Discipline of Mental training  It is one thing to say that performance … Continue reading

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Designing a Skill Day

Beyond having an improvement list (goats), most of us would rather do a WOD than spend an hour working on a skill or on mobility. Even if the motivation is there, skill training can become less focused than a well … Continue reading

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