Our gym – Lift Off Crossfit, Bishops Stortford
 Our gym – Lift Off Crossfit, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire. Back in January 2014, Tom, James & I decided to open up a Crossfit gym after a few months of meetings and discussions. Tom at the time was working for the London met as a police officer. James was already a part owner at Crossfit Cambridgeshire
Nutritional Basics
  Understanding the value of food is essential to making the correct choices when it comes to a healthy diet or optimal recovery, many people believe they are keeping a healthy diet due to “low fat options” or not eating sweets and chocolates, this does leave the whole of the rest of our diet almost
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,
The Deadlift

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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
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
  A guide to the language of programming So sometimes you might hear us as coaches throwing some pretty unfamiliar terms at you in reference to the programming, so here is a bit of a breakdown of some of the terms we use! Aerobic Aerobic comes from a Greek word meaning air. It is used

ABOUT

 

Lift Off CrossFit is based in Bishops Stortford, Herts. Our experienced team of coaches have made Lift Off the regions premier CrossFit box.

We welcome all levels of experience and pride ourselves on treating all members as equals.

CONTACT US

 

If you are interested in coming down to meet us, please get in touch. We would love to hear from you!

 01279 755 333
 info@liftoffcrossfit.com
 Unit 1, Twyford Business Centre
London Road, Bishops Stortford
CM23 3YT

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