Category: The CrossFit Edit

16.5 CrossFit Open Strategy

The final weekend of the open has arrived. And it seems that thrusters, which a  lot of people were unwantingly predicting, have come to fruition. With a repeat of 14.5, the fifth and final workout of 2016 is going to be a tough one.

The CrossFit Open 16.4 Strategy

Hey all, So this morning I was excited to see a workout I could actually do and get a killer workout from. Unlike 16.3, which involved 7 minutes of cursing the day I ever decided to begin CrossFit, and coming out with absolutely no muscle-ups to show for it, 16.4 is a ‘lovely’ little chipper wod that will also having

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The CrossFit Open 16.2 strategy

So I have to make this snappy since I have my final level 3 exam tomorrow, but my ears definitely perked up when I heard the CrossFit.com unveiling for 16.2 this morning.

The CrossFit Open 16.1 strategy

The Open WOD 16.1 has been released and now it’s time to strategise. This year’s first WOD is a definitely going to gas us all out, so it’s important to really strategise your timing for each set of reps. As you know, the Open’s 16.1 workout is as follows: 20 minute AMRAP consisting of:  25-ft. overhead

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The CrossFit Open: why should I bother?

The CrossFit Open is upon us, and it’s time to get to business.  My home box, CrossFit Perpetu, has been getting everyone on board, but I figured it would be a good time to do a post all about The Open for new CrossFitters or just those that are interested in finding out exactly what The Open

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Rowing WOD: seminars and training with Olypmian rower Cam Nichols

  The other week I joined in on an 101 Rowing WOD seminar with Men’s Eight Double World Silver Medallist and former Team GB Olympic rower Cam Nichol. And whether you’ve never strapped into a rower before, or you’ve had some experience and are looking to take your rowing to the next level, I would highly recommend

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Stance socks: What’s everyone on about?

I started CrossFit in June of 2015 and, over the last few months, as I have found myself plummeting deeper and deeper down the CrossFit wormhole, I have begun to don some new activewear. Yeah, basically I copy all the cool kids at my CrossFit gym, hoping that one day I’ll complete 15.1 without even breaking a sweat.

Unit 27: CrossFit & Total Conditioning

“this is what heaven should be like” Adam Goff, CrossFit competitor On my recent fitness holiday to Phuket, Thailand’s iconic fitness street, I chose Unit 27 as the place I would spend most of my time when I wasn’t soaking up the sunshine. And let me just say, it simply doesn’t get much better than

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A very merry fitness holiday in Phuket, Thailand

What? Thailand’s iconic fitness street. Where? Phuket, Thailand. When? December 14-29 At the start of 2015, I wrote down a few fitness goals which included running my first half-marathon as well as going on a fitness holiday before the year was up. And while I did the former in March, come December I had yet to go on a

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