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GET FOCUSED and FORGET FANCY

Joe

Dadding properly requires a lot.  Not only do we have to direct our attention toward getting and keeping our asses strong but we also have wifey to adore, kids to crack down on, and shit to get done.  In order…

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Dad Tip: Don’t Bite Off More Than You Can Chew

Joe

Boy oh boy is training around the holidays easy. If you are like me your days work out perfectly and you have 3 or 7 extra hours at the end of each day to smash your body every which way,…

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Make Everyday Back Day: Adding Dead Bugs to Your Workout

Do you prioritize your back?   It’s the leading cause of missed gym time and lifts around the world.  Whether you like it or not you will eventually hurt your back again! Here are the facts.  Eighty percent of folks…

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Improve Your Snatch for CrossFit: Cycling Tips

Joe

Check out an audio version of this content here from the Doc and Jock Podcast!  Its been said by many coaches that fatigue makes cowards of us all. But, does it? I would say losing track of your technique can be…

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Improve Your Drop Snatch: Practicing the Skills of Balance and Stability

Joe

For an audio version of this blog post click here, and be sure to visit www.docandjock.com for more great content to optimize your training. I wanted to take a moment and discuss the applications of balance and stability while drilling…

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Donald Trump, Suffers From Hypovitaminosis D?

Joe

Hurray, it’s Super Tuesday!  With that in mind I wanted to mix training and politics…. again.  No, I don’t learn anything from past experiences and before you address the issue I do remember very well how much folks hated my…

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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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