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  • Mastering Handstands, Muscle-ups and Strict Gymnastics with Powerful Monkeys

    Hey all, This week I’m at Power Monkey Camp again.  It’s always incredibly fun and a great learning experience.  You really can’t get such an all-star cast of fitness pros anywhere else in the world.  I’ve been to all 7 camps so far and don’t plan on stopping any...
  • 9 Critical Principles for a Successful Off-season Program (Part 3)

    We’re up to part 3 in our series.  If you missed the previous parts you can find them below: Part 1 click HERE Part 2 click HERE Now onto the finale… 7: Go Strict Now don’t get me wrong.  I love me some kipping.  Practicing how to kip properly...
  • 9 Critical Principles for a Successful and Injury Free Off-season (Part 2)

    If you missed part 1 in our series then click HERE to go back and check it out before continuing.  Now onto part 2… 4: Have Some Fun If the sole purpose of your training is to become a better athlete sometimes you get a bit tired of training....
  • 9 Critical Principles for a Successful and Injury Free Off-season (Part 1)

    1: Take Some Time Off After a grueling open season it’s natural to want to be excited about getting back into training hardcore. You’ve been able to test your mettle in the open, you’ve found some new weaknesses and you’re eager to start hammering them.  Well, that’s great but...
  • Get War Ready for the Open

    The 2017 Open is on it’s way.  Whether you like it or not, come the end of February we’ll be immersed in thrusters, chest to bar pullups and burpees. Over at Fitness Pain Free we’ve been preparing for this all year.  Months of olympic lifting, gymnastics skill work and...
  • The Games Are Over, Time to Start Preparing for Next Year!

    Congratulations to Matt Fraser and Katrin Davidsdottir!  This year’s competition was a fun one to watch.  It’s very interesting to see the sport evolve over time and see who’s prepared the best over the course of the last year of training. This month in the FPF Performance Training Program we’re still...
  • Are you Ready for the Open? New Programming!

    We’re getting closer and closer to the open competition.  That means that we’re also progressing our programming to follow suit.  We’re currently transitioning from a transitional pre-season into an actual pre-season program.  Training is becoming about as specific as it gets to success in the open.  Based on what...
  • Crossfit WOD Programming 12/2/2013 – 1/6/2014

    Last month’s programming is over.  I spent my deload week eating and drinking copiously over the holiday and I’m very motivated to get started with training again.  I hit a few new bests this past month (265 x 5 front squat, 225 x 3 overhead squat) and feel my...
  • Fitness Pain Free WOD: Crossfit Training Program 10/28 – 12/6

    http://youtu.be/ImG8W4x9TtQ Last month’s training was certainly a doozy.  I found that my joints were feeling pretty good, my conditioning is improving and I’m setting new PRs on my oly lifts.  New tid bits for this month:...