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Marginal Gains – 1% Better Everyday

By: crossfitadmin – Categories: – June 22, 2017

I recently listened to a great podcast with the Fittest Woman on Earth, Katrin Davidsdottir and her coach, Ben Bergeron (https://youtu.be/JkFBWYVcj6w) where they discuss the history of their relationship, balance, focusing on the process rather than the goal, discipline and much more. The biggest take away for me was the discussion on success being the (more…)

As the “Sport of Fitness” (competitive CrossFit) grows in popularity, many of the principles that established “CrossFit” as the world’s most effective training methodology for achieving “broad, general and inclusive fitness” are being forgotten.  The quality of movement, mechanics, and fundamentals, which are vital for progressive improvement over a lifetime, are being traded for instant (more…)

Why You Need to Deload

By: crossfitadmin – Categories: – June 1, 2017

As you know (or should if you’ve been listening to the whiteboard briefs) we are currently in a deload phase this week. This makes it the perfect time to take a closer look at what a deload is and why we use them. Simply put a deload is a period of recovery. Recovery is a (more…)

Life is hectic. We get that. Most of you came to CrossFit Darlington because your were looking for something that didn’t require you to be in the gym for hours. So whether you’ve been with us 1 month or 12 months here are 10 tips to help you make the most of your time in (more…)

How to Fix Your Front Rack Position

By: crossfitadmin – Categories: – May 18, 2017

The front rack can be a very uncomfortable position for many people. Quite recently a few of you have expressed your struggles here, hence this post. The front rack involves a variety of muscle groups and joints which makes it difficult to determine what the problem is without assessing each joint separately. The main culprits (more…)