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Damper Setting and Drag Factor Part 2 with Shane Farmer

This is Part 2 of Shane Farmer’s “Damper Setting and Drag Factor” series. You can watch the first video here.

For more rowing tips from Shane Farmer, check out his website or connect with him on Twitter and Instagram.

Published on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 | 2 Comments

Steps to Toes to Bar – Progression #9-10 The Kipping Toes To Bar

Steps to Toes to Bar – Progression #9-10 The Kipping Toes To Bar

Steps to Toes to Bar – Progression #9-10 The Kipping Toes To Bar Written by Cat Blatner Now that you have completed the progressions to get your body behind the bar, it’s now time to work on getting those legs up! Progression 9: Knees to Elbows In order to get our toes to touch the bar in the toes to bar movement, it helps when your legs lead the way. The knees to elbows progression is going to begin just after you initiate the kip. To do this, open and close the shoulder, bringing the knees to meet the elbows.

Published on Monday, February 16, 2015 | 1 Comment
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4 Symptoms of Low Self-Confidence You Need To Avoid

4 Symptoms of Low Self-Confidence You Need To Avoid

4 Symptoms of Low Self-Confidence You Need To Avoid Written by Calvin Sun Self-confidence is a key pillar of mental toughness and an unconquerable mindset. Sometimes athletes with low self-confidence don’t even realize they are deficient in this essential pillar. Here are four easy ways to recognize when an athlete may have low confidence in their abilities. 1. They Love Making Excuses For Themselves Sometimes you meet an athlete with more excuses than a pregnant nun. They always have an excuse for why they can’t do something or why they missed a training session or why they absolutely had to

Published on Sunday, February 15, 2015 | 5 Comments
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Coach Bryan Miller: America’s Spirit Animal

Coach Bryan Miller: America’s Spirit Animal

Coach Bryan Miller: America’s Spirit Animal Interview by Sea of Green Member Bob Spanbauer Coach Bryan Miller is America’s spirit animal. If the President handed out a championship belt, it would be around his waist. B-Mills’ positivity, enthusiasm, exuberance, and boyish charm has become a cornerstone of Invictus since he blessed us all with his presence over a year ago. He was an individual competitor in last year’s CrossFit regionals, and a member of the 1st place Team Invictus of last year’s CrossFit Games. It’s time we learn a bit more about this #SpritAnimal. Bob Spanbauer: Where did you grown

Published on Friday, February 13, 2015 | 3 Comments
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Steps to Toes to Bar – Progression #7-8 Get Your Body Behind the Bar

Steps to Toes to Bar – Progression #7-8 Get Your Body Behind the Bar

Steps to Toes to Bar – Progression #7-8 Get Your Body Behind the Bar Written by Cat Blatner Before getting up on a pull-up bar for this week’s progressions, be sure you have mastered some of our previous progressions such as the Partner Assisted Push/Pulls and Banded Lat Pull Downs. These progressions will help you feel your lats activate before we put you up on the pull-up bar bar. Progression 7: Get Your Body Behind the Bar It’s time to get up on that pull-up bar and start practicing your toes to bar! One piece of the movement that is

Published on Thursday, February 12, 2015 | 1 Comment
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Coconut Curry Clams

Coconut Curry Clams

Coconut Curry Clams Written by Michele Vieux I love seafood for a few reasons. First off, it’s tasty; second, it’s a lean source of protein; and last but not least, it cooks really fast so you can have it on the table within minutes of it hitting the pan. This recipe is an especially quick one since there is pretty much no prep work to be done. Feel free to use your own creative spin; I used clams and red curry but you could use any kind of shellfish you like and any color of curry. Red tends to be

Published on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 | Post a comment
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