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Benchmark your strength and fitness

» by February 15th, 2008 at 11:16 pm » Comments (13)

I came across this interesting tool on the Crossfit Seattle website: a programme of athletic skill levels. It covers four levels from well-rounded beginner through intermediate, advanced and finally elite. The programme lists, by type of strength or conditioning, an appropriate benchmark for each of the four levels What makes this ranking different from the […]

Crossfit London sunday workouts

» by December 22nd, 2007 at 2:35 pm » Comments (5)

Crossfit London does Fight Gone Bad I’m in London for the festive season so I have grabbed the opportunity to get some quality Crossfit sessions in. I’ve been going to the weekly Workout On Sunday sessions down in Stratford, east London. As you can see from the picture above, there’s no poncing about in gyms, […]

Olympic weightlifting: starting out

» by December 10th, 2007 at 5:57 pm » Comments (13)

Strength exercises to prepare you for olympic weightlifting

Types of strength

» by November 10th, 2007 at 12:14 am » Comments (10)

If you are after all-round strength, it’s important to understand the different types of strength – or even that there are different types of strength. It will help you to pin down what kind of training you need to do to reach your goals. It will also help you to cut through the crap when […]