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Keto for Crossfit [Article, free download]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Oct 2, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Keto for Crossfit

 
The keto diet in its raw form might not be the best pairing with Crossfit. If you wanted to try it out, go for a high protein variation of the keto diet so that you still maintain enough protein in your diet. Speak to your dietitian as you might also want to carb load before a long-distance endurance event.
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Topics: Crossfit, Keto

Weightlifting for Crossfit [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Oct 1, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Weightlifting for Crossfit

 
Weightlifting is a great addition to a CrossFit regimen as it is highly relevant to become successful in the sort. Make it a habit to train the snatch and clean and jerk on a regular basis.
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Topics: Crossfit

Crossfit for powerlifting [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Sep 26, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Crossfit for powerlifting

 
CrossFit is not a great match to support powerlifting performance. There are no extra points in powerlifting for completing the lift extra fast or multiple times over. The powerlifting techniques and mindset are better paired with concepts from bodybuilding.
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Topics: Powerlifting, Crossfit

Crossfit for Strongman [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Sep 25, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Crossfit for Strongman

 
CrossFit and strongman training schedules make not the best pairing. Often Strongman are too heavy to do the bodyweight exercises without a high risk of injuring themselves. Strongman Training is usually better paired with the concepts of bodybuilding and powerlifting. Just make the objects awkward to move around.
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Topics: Crossfit

Crossfit vs weightlifting [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Sep 24, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Crossfit vs weightlifting

 
Whether you should do CrossFit or weightlifting mainly depends on how important endurance and stamina are to you. If you don’t care about endurance and like doing the same things many times over to improve than weightlifting is probably the better choice.
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Crossfit vs powerlifting [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Sep 19, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Crossfit vs powerlifting

 
CrossFit is the better choice if you like to do a different thing every day and want to become generally fit. Powerlifting is great for you if you only care about strength and like to grind things out.
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Topics: Powerlifting, Crossfit

Strongman for Crossfit [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Sep 18, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Strongman for Crossfit

 
Strongman exercises and circuits can be good for a strength cycle for CrossFit athletes, especially when they struggle on their strength benchmarks. Just make sure to scale the stones, cars or any other objects to be moved according to your capabilities. Make it about strength endurance rather than max effort.
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Crossfit for weightlifting [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Sep 17, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Crossfit for weightlifting

 
CrossFit can be a great accessory to a weightlifting schedule to keep things fresh and interesting. Especially off season or in recovery. 
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How to Eat and Sleep Correctly for Maximum Recovery

Posted by Emily Palmer

Sep 13, 2019 3:13:37 AM

How to Eat and Sleep Correctly for Maximum Recovery

A well-rounded exercise regimen contains exercises that target cardiovascular and musculoskeletal systems of the body. 

 

Stretching, aerobic activity, and strength training all have a place in a well-planned exercise routine. It's detrimental to only consider the exercises when designing a workout plan. Without preparation and recovery, exercising can cause injury to the muscles as well as other systems of the body.

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Topics: Crossfit

Powerlifting for Crossfit [Article]

Posted by Pascal Landshoeft

Sep 12, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Powerlifting for Crossfit

 
Powerlifting is a great addition to CrossFit in the early stages. Once you have mastered the snatch and the clean and jerk, keep the deadlift and ditch the bench press and back squat for the Olympic lifts.
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Topics: Powerlifting, Crossfit