3 Reasons Why You Should Incorporate Unilateral Movements No Matter Who You Are
Written by Holden Rethwill

Tired of the same old boring strength training and accessory work? Is your repertoire of movements too limited? Maybe your body is imbalanced and one side is overpowering the other? Well here’s one way to mix it up that will keep things fresh and keep your body guessing!

I’m talking about unilateral movements.

What is a unilateral movement?

This is when we actively train one side of the body at a time.

3 Reasons Why You Should Incorporate Unilateral Movements No Matter Who You Are
Written by Holden Rethwill

Tired of the same old boring strength training and accessory work? Is your repertoire of movements too limited? Maybe your body is imbalanced and one side is overpowering the other? Well here’s one way to mix it up that will keep things fresh and keep your body guessing!

I’m talking about unilateral movements.

What is a unilateral movement?

This is when we actively train one side of the body at a time.

Quality Before Intensity
Written by Holden Rethwill

Thanks to social media accounts, we live in a time where the fitness industry, especially CrossFit, is centered around intensity and volume. Now don’t get me wrong, when applied correctly, this is the ticket to becoming that next level athlete. But for 99% of us, this doesn’t need to be our primary concern.

Whatever happened to mastering the basics?

I remember when I first started doing CrossFit, it was regular practice to drill over and over and over on basic movements. Ranging from gymnastics to the Olympic lifts,

Perfect Practice Makes Perfect
Written by Holden Rethwill

What are your goals in CrossFit? Are they to be the best version of yourself, to compete and make it to the CrossFit Games, or just to become a little more fit?

Regardless of what they are, I’m going to give you a little tip I read the other day that will help you reach that goal.

We’ve all heard the phrase ‘practice makes perfect.’ It’s been told to us in just about anything we’ve done ever since we were kids.

The Midline Makes the World Go Round
Written by Holden Rethwill

Core to extremity. The basis of CrossFit and all functionality. Every movement we perform in this sport is done so by engaging and activating your midline first. It’s no question that the top athletes and strongest individuals in CrossFit have some of the strongest midlines. So why are you neglecting yours? Just a few minutes a day can help increase the strength and stability of your core, and might help show some of those abdominal muscles we all covet…plus, it’s beach season here in San Diego,