Exercise is essential for good health, but I am assuming you already know that. But did you know Mobility Training is just as essential? Do you even know what Mobility Training is and how it differs from concepts like flexibility, yoga, and stretching? That’s what this article is all about. Because without sufficient mobility, you cannot be all that you wish to be. This applies whether your chosen craft is golf, strength training, CrossFit, or endurance running. You are not as efficient as a runner, you are more likely to get injured as a golfer, you are slower in CrossFit than you ought to be, and as a powerlifter, your recovery times are slower. Mobility is critical for all sports and physical activities. Period.
You asked: Paul, could we please see the entire month of programming for the specialty classes so I can determine which CrossFit workouts to attend versus the Specialty Classes? Answer: … Read more
This video covers how to write a lesson plan for a Strength & Conditioning Based CrossFit Workout. Coach Paul will take you through the process live from start to finish on how to write a great lesson plan for the following workout.
Push Press 5-5-5 for Load
4 Rounds for Time
– 5 Wall Walks
– 10 Chin-ups
If you are a newly certified personal trainer, your first task should be actually writing some personal training programs for your future clients. In the below video, I take you through the process of actually writing two personal training programs: a strength program and a conditioning program. Then we’ll analyze the program together as we focus on correcting the 8 key mistakes that new personal trainers make in their programs.
Exercise Optimization of: Accessories vs Conditioning vs Correctives vs Warmups vs Cooldowns. Exercise Optimization is key to designing effective personal training & CrossFit workouts. Exercise Optimization is the specific selection of which exercise should be done, at what time, and in which sequence.
In our Top 27 BOSU exercises article, we show you which exercises are best done on the BOSU. Plus we’ll explain how to program for BOSU, and how to inflate your BOSU, and how to train clients to use the BOSU properly.
Paul’s List of the Top 80 Kettlebell Exercises on the Planet broken by category and sorted by difficulty.
Here are the Top 23 TRX Rip Trainer Exercises that we program in CoreFit to build Plyometric Endurance, Speed, & Rotation Control.
Designing strength and weight loss workout plans is both an art and a science. One needs to consider intensity volume, frequency, exercise selection, and order. But a successful personal trainer also needs to build fun and engaging workouts. Here are 8 expert tips for building out a better workout plan. Plus, we include 8 workouts designed for beginners starting a weight loss and strength workout regimen.
For new Personal Trainers programming, slow and controlled exercises (like bodybuilding exercises) into a CrossFit WOD can be challenging. Paul explains how it’s done and provides examples with some popular static movements like the TRX Plank.
Northern Virginia has set forth social distancing laws requiring members to be spaced 10 feet apart. Here’s how we keep you safe in CrossFit Classes.
This article is designed for personal trainers looking to get better at writing and designing beginner workout plans. More specifically, this video post discusses how to design functional strength training workouts for beginners.