Finding Balance
Balance Here at LiftOff CrossFit we promote balance and health alongside improving human performance, fitness and longevity. To do that we must find balance! Life is a constant juggling act to find true balance. Finding balance means that all things are equal and we are emotionally and physically at a point of equilibrium, something that
Body Fat Battle…Part 1
The most regular question I get at work…how can I lose more body fat? How can I get leaner? Why do I not look like **** on Instagram? As a gym owner this is par for the course I guess! So I am going to try and pick apart this highly complex, controversial and deep
How to lift more in the Olympic Lifts…..
Wanna lift more? Here is how…. Everyone wants to add weight to their clean and snatch. Or at least most people do! The best way to do this is actually pretty simple. Get stronger outside of the lifts. Get stronger in your squat, deadlift, pulls from the floor, press and pullups, midline stability, single leg
Digestion – How it can help you?
An easy win in the fat loss/strength/performance gains battle….. One of the easiest, cheapest things you can do to help with your nutrition is proper digestion. Cue everyone stopping reading this because it isn’t a quick fix or isn’t a six week meal plan guaranteed to win you some short term gains 😉 Those of
Sleep and Circadian Rhythms….our bodies natural cycles
*The above info graphic shows the natural rhythm our bodies are designed to go through during a typical 24hr period. I worked earlies, lates and nights for six years and it has most certainly messed up my sleep patterns which I am slowly slowly clawing back to something resembling healthy! At the time I never
Why Women Should Lift Weights
  I am a firm believer that strength training, in a well-coached, structured manner is highly important for EVERYONE. Whether you are a guy or a gal, a rugby player or triathlete, a housewife or a soldier, using a barbell or some form of strength training will benefit you. In this short blog I will
Post workout Nutrition
  We’ve had a couple of questions recently about post-workout nutrition. But before answering what’s best for you, we need to know who “you” are. Post-workout nutrition very much depends on the goal of the athlete, be it; for strength and performance gains; or for weightloss and health, in the form of minimising inflammation and
Sleep and Recovery – Optimising your performance.
  Millions if not billions of pounds every year goes to either the research or purchase of sports supplementation, all with the promise of greater improvements. Except for the stimulant camp,  all supplements promise this improvement essentially though faster/more total RECOVERY.   Whilst some of these supplements are highly useful to fine tune your performance,
LiftOff CrossFit – Programming Insights
  Programming insights: Here is my second article with an insight into the programming I’m doing for you guys and why I’m doing it…..there is method to the madness! Today I will talk about last wednesday’s session: Wednesday 29th October Warm up + Deadlift practice* We do dynamic range of motion stuff to warm up
The Deadlift

The Deadlift Athletes, bishops stortford, Competition, Crossfit, Fitness, high performance programming, HPP, Injury active clinic, Liftoff Crossfit, Programming, Back pain, sports injury, Training, Deadlift, Deadlifting, James Wilkinson

Its primal, its big and its sexy, the Deadlift is the big daddy of all your barbell movements and if you’re a balanced lifter you should be able to move the most weight in this movement. It improves posture, helps positioning in the 1st and 2nd pull of your Olympic lifts and greatly increases raw
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