What is Intra-Abdominal Pressure?
Intra-Abdominal pressure (IAP) refers to the pressure within the abdominal cavity. Maintaining sufficient abdominal pressure, whilst breathing at the same time, is important for achieving good stabilisation of the core. At LiftOff, you’ll often hear the coaches using phrases such as “brace your core” and “create tension in your midline”.  We use our core to
Have you ever considered aligning your training, nutrition and lifestyle with your menstrual cycle? 
Have you ever considered aligning your training, nutrition and lifestyle with your menstrual cycle?  With our LiftOff lady legends in mind, this article gives some insight into the benefits of cycle syncing your weekly training sessions.  It also sheds light on how your energy levels fluctuate during each phase of your monthly flow and how
Should we move in a certain way?
I’m trying to do what my coach says, but I can’t… Have you ever been told; ‘No don’t do it like that, you need to do it like this,’ but you still can’t quite get it the way you’re being told? In many circumstances, there are underlying principles that we aim to adhere to. However,
What is Diastasis Recti?
What is Diastasis Recti? Diastasis Recti is a phrase banded around quite a bit post baby and is something that when I had my two children knew very little about. Diastasis Recti is referred to as the separation of the rectus abdominis muscles or the ‘6 pack’ muscles down the midline of the belly. The
A little word from one of our members!
How did you feel when you found us?  My husband Baptiste talked to me about it every single day and kept saying that I would love Lift Off, so I said I’d give it a shot after pregnancy. I was very attracted by the conditioning side not so much the weights. Then I met coach
Is your current environment holding you back from reaching your goals?
Is your current environment holding you back from reaching your goals? How often do we think, the actions we take each day are shaped not by purposeful drive and choice but by the obvious option? It is fascinating that despite our unique personalities, certain behaviours tend to arise again and again under certain environmental conditions.
Health and fitness – How can we make this a habit?
Health and fitness – How can we make this a habit? We all know that forming a new habit is hard. We keep saying “I just need to get into the habit of…. having lemon water in the morning, or stretching for 5min a day, or getting up early to have time to actually sit
No time like the present- Forever progress
No time like the present   We’ve all heard it before, failing to plan is planning to fail. Often people say they want something then leave it there. Their actions go as far as their words; saying they want to do something. Have you ever tried saying how you’re going to do something instead of
What makes a great gym?
What makes a great gym?   The answer… Great coaches with friendly and enthusiastic members.   Say hello to our coach Mike, he has been with us from very early on and seen our gym in Bishops Stortford grow to what it is now.   Mike took a year to coach in Australia to broaden
Guess who’s back?
A brief catch up on my year away from Lift Off It was the start of July and my destination was Adelaide in South Australia, where I had pure intentions of ‘seeing what happens’ with an undertone of ‘expecting to stay.’ It was a new chapter with my partner that started with an unexpected flashing

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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.

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CM23 3YT

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