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Understanding The Shoulder Pain Epidemic in CrossFit Athletes (Part 3 : Load and Volume Management)

A very popular name in the world of sports medicine right now is Tim Gabbett.  I’ve written a few articles about his research in the past.  Tim has pioneered the research of injury as it relates

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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

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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

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How to Program Workouts that Contain Both Olympic Lifting and Gymnastics – New Programming!

Olympic lifting and gymnastics are both complex movements, arguably the most complex movements in our fitness program.  They take time and effort to develop adequately.  Technique during these movement

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Are Kipping Pull-ups Really That Dangerous? Part 3: Progression, Volume Management and Periodization

As you know from my two previous articles, I have a great love for speaking and writing about kipping pullups and all things kipping.  I work for a gymnastics continuing education company (powermonkeyfitness),

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Why Your Hard Met-cons Are Too Easy and Your Easy Met-cons are Too Hard – Introducing Polarized Training

First of all, I stole this title right from a Triathlon Magazine and wanted to give credit where it was due. The title was too perfect not to use.  Second of all I think this idea I’m about to write

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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

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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

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The Open is Coming! Fitness Pain Free Performance Programming FREE Sample!

Hey all, Did anyone get the Game of Thrones Reference? No?  Sorry. Anyhoo, The next 6 weeks worth of Fitness Pain Free Performance Training is now available!  I spent the past week coaching and learning

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September FPF Training Program is HERE!

I’ve just released the next month’s worth of programming over here at FPF.  It’s a fun one.  Here’s what’s going on this month: Starting up max effort work – W’ere

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Fitness Pain Free Open Programming is Back!

FPF athlete Scott deadlifting like a crane, read the testimonial in the link at the bottom of the page, he has a pretty amazing story As I alluded to last Wednesday, I now have the Fitness Pain Free

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Are You Ready for the Open? Open Preparation Programming Available Now!

Well, the dates for this year’s open and regionals level competition are now up.  It’s happening!  The first open workout is scheduled to be announced February 26th 2015.  At fitness pain

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