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Are American Weightlifting Coaches Closed-minded?

When it comes to the status of American Weightlifting I feel caught between a rock and hard place.  On one hand I appreciate the growth of the sport (thanks CrossFit for the introduction), the rise of young American talents, like…

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Confused About the Open?

Joe

Are you confused, hesitant, or thinking about participating in the Reebok CrossFit Open for the first time.  Two guys with diverse experiences with the largest online functional fitness competition in the world discuss just that on the latest release of…

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Are You Ready for the OPEN?

Joe

The most confusing part of the year is less than a month away.  Open season.  Last year I post a few blogs about the good the bad and the ugly of the open.  To highlight the mixed message I wrote…

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Why Glenn Pendlay’s Beard Should be More than Feared

Joe

Hippster’s, crossFitter’s and professional men everywhere are dawning beards of all types these days.  Spend a moment walking a public street, hanging in the gym, or sipping a single malt and you’ll notice the prevalence of a bearded men everywhere. …

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CrossFit Leads to Specialization

Joe

On Wednesday’s release of the Doc and Jock podcast Danny and I discuss Improving Weightlifting technique while still continuing to do and enjoy CrossFit.  The fact is it is a natural fit.  CrossFit deserves a lot of credit for bringing…

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How to Improve your Jerk: A Jerk Balance Variation

Joe

The Jerk is the second portion of the Clean and Jerk. It has some interesting qualities that lend itself to carry the largest loads of the three primary movements in Weightlifting (Snatch, Clean, and Jerk) if taken directly from the rack…

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Improve Your Sleep… On Wednesday!

Joe

Seriously gang!  Improving your sleep is only a podcast away!  Sorry you have to wait until Wednesday.  Until then take a listen and check out some of the resources listed in this preview of the Doc and Jock interview with…

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Reflecting on World’s: My Assessment of Team USA’s Performance

Joe

Mary Poppins said it best, “a teaspoon of sugar helps the medicine go down.” With that in mind and with Worlds at a close its time to reflect on the performance of Team USA.  The fact is some great performances…

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Caffeine and Kilos CEO Danny Lehr Joins the Doc and Jock Podcast

Joe

Check out the latest Episode of the Doc and Jock Podcast with Caffeine and Kilos front man Danny Lehr.  Forget making your next project perfect!  JUST START! Click here to listen to Danny’s Interview!

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Practicing the Squat: Applying Control and Tempo

Joe

  There is a ton of good, bad and ugly content on the inter webs regarding the squat.  I did a quick google search that yielded over 34 million billion results in .476 seconds.  How is someone supposed to determine…

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