Do you need a weightlifting belt?

have noticed more and more people starting to wear weightlifting belts in the gym, so I thought it would be a good time to talk about when and how to use them. One of the most common misconceptions about weight belts is that cinching one on nice and tight will protect you from injury. That...
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Visualize It!

isualization allows us to catch a glimpse of the future as we would ultimately like to see it happen. Now don’t confuse this with the hoping and dreaming peddled by the latest self-help book. This is not a gimmick. Visualization is actually a well-developed method of performance improvement with tons of supporting scientific evidence, and...
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12 Days of Christmas WOD

You doing the movements below  like singing the song so you 1, 2-1, 3-2-1…. For Time Sumo Deadlift High-Pull (75/55 lbs) Thrusters (75/55 lbs) Push Press (75/55 lbs) Power Cleans (75/55 lbs) Power Snatches (75/55 lbs) Kettlebell Swings (53/35 lbs) Pull-Ups Knees-to-Elbows Box Jumps (24/20 in) Double Unders Burpees Overhead Walking Lunges (45/25 lbs Plate)
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Handstand Shoulder Taps

Handstand facing the wall while tapping should with hand on opposite arm. This is much easier to do when you wear shoes because the rubber soles grip the wall much better the slippery socks.
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Cleaning – It’s been a long time

Haven’t done hardly any cleaning in years since most of my focus has been on endurance. This was 180 lbs (82kilos) at @virtusstrength this morning and it felt pretty good. Need to work on my shoulder and wrist flexibility for starters as well as moving the shoulders up as the legs straighten.
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Stadium Workout

Stadium workout this morning at Titan Stadium at Cal State Fullerton with @michaelhenry00 and @simonehernandez. 60 minutes of burning legs with some sit-ups, squats, and push-ups mixed in.
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