The importance of mobility in Olympic Weightlifting
Why mobility is important for Olympic lifting? We know how amazingly the olympic lifts transfer over to our given sports and the benefits we see from performing these well. They train you to jump and move a load vertically and explosively. This may have a direct correlation with our vertical jump height or how hard
The Deadlift – A quick guide
5  Top Tips for Deadlifting success Top down set up- when you’re new to deadlifting, going through your bracing sequence and locking down before you grab the bar will help you keep your back tight. This is extremely important. If we lose position before even putting our hands round the bar we will struggle to
The importance of strength training for endurance athletes
            * Above is the ‘Iron Cowboy’ James Lawrence. He completed 50 Ironmans in 50 Days in 50 States earlier this year. He used strength training as an integral part of his programming in the lead up to the event(s)!   Strength Training for endurance athletes Many endurance athletes are
Holiday WOD
Holiday workouts! A few of you have asked me to put together training sessions for when you are on holiday this year with no access too a box! Here are some basic ideas for you to follow – play around with them and have some fun in the sun: 1 – AMRAP 15 Run 400m
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
Why we are different?
  Whats the difference? A lot of people ask me about the difference between a CrossFit Box and your average gym. I guess from the outside the box can seem an intimidating, chalk and sweat filled place dominated by genetic freaks like the men and women you see at the CrossFit Games. The reality that
    Progress So I have had a few conversations with people recently about how to make progress and keep reaching towards their aims and goals. These vary from becoming more competitive at CrossFit, getting stronger, losing bodyfat, gaining muscle and many others. The conversation I have time and time again revolves around two key
Member Testimonials – LiftOff CrossFit
What do our members think of LiftOff CrossFit?  
Welcome To LiftOff CrossFit
  An Insight into who we are and what we do at LiftOff CrossFit in Bishops Stortford.
Get fit using CrossFit, don’t get fit to CrossFit.
One thing that I hear a lot as a coach is “I’m not fit enough for CrossFit”. This to me can be frustrating at times but I can understand where people are coming from. The majority of people who hear about CrossFit will have seen or heard of Rich Froning and other big names within



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.



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

 01279 755 333
 Unit 1, Twyford Business Centre
London Road, Bishops Stortford
CM23 3YT