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
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
Injury Active Clinic welcomes new Sports Therapist at LiftOff CrossFit
As some of you may be aware Coach Craig runs Injury Active Clinic when he isn’t at LiftOff coaching and he has expanded his clinic to open up above the gym at LiftOff CrossFit. He has hired Jessica Woodhouse, a graduate Sports Therapist to run the clinic full time. At LiftOff we are very excited
Ankle mobility – Injury active’s tips
A blog post from Injury Active Clinic. Ankle mobility is my number one for limiting the position of the squat. In my personal anecdotal experience, I find variances in the squat pattern are due to either having short calf musculature (deep posterior tibial tissue) or stiffness through dorsiflexion (think foot coming towards your face). Whilst
Pullups – Kipping or Strict?
      When discussing kipping, its best first to address the various posts, comments and general discussion there are across the Internet on “is kipping a good idea?”. This question has got people heated on both sides, general fitness culture and bodybuilding consider kipping to be a “cheat”, some other fitness professionals and therapists
Foot Positioning in the Squat
The Kelly Starrett hype on movement/mobility has led to large discussions on the foot position during squatting. As a result, much like sports medicine, there are arguments/evidence for and against certain modalities for treatment. Individuality is key here in my opinion and plays a part in most of my clinic reasoning for treatment of injuries/movement
  In CrossFit we aim to increase your general physical preparedness (GPP) across all domains of physical movement. This means that we encourage people to try and be good at everything and become as well rounded as possible. The original idea behind this was that those in the military, emergency and rescue services needed to

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