What’s the Difference Between Absolute Strength & Relative Strength?
Written by Hunter Britt

CrossFit is unique in that it tests both absolute and relative strength at the same time, and on a wide range. Sports like Strongman and some field events in track only test one of these categories being as they do not care about your relative strength too much but only about how much force can be produced. Then there are sports like weightlifting that are categorized into weight classes that compare relative strength over absolute. In CrossFit, you must have both forms of strength to be successful in the sport.

What’s the Difference Between Absolute Strength & Relative Strength?
Written by Hunter Britt

CrossFit is unique in that it tests both absolute and relative strength at the same time, and on a wide range. Sports like Strongman and some field events in track only test one of these categories being as they do not care about your relative strength too much but only about how much force can be produced. Then there are sports like weightlifting that are categorized into weight classes that compare relative strength over absolute. In CrossFit, you must have both forms of strength to be successful in the sport.

Deadlift Technique for Fast and Light Cycling
Video by Hunter Britt

In this video, Invictus Athlete Coach, Hunter Britt, demonstrates and discusses the proper set-up, finish and hip movement for deadlift cycling as well as positions to avoid so that you remain strong and protect your spine.

If you are interested in the next 8-Week Strength Cycle with Hunter, click here to learn more.

 

The 3 Most Important Hand Positions for Successful Handstand Work
Video by Travis Ewart

Static handstands, handstand push-ups and handstand walking may all have a handstand in common,

Deadlift Technique for Fast and Light Cycling
Video by Hunter Britt

In this video, Invictus Athlete Coach, Hunter Britt, demonstrates and discusses the proper set-up, finish and hip movement for deadlift cycling as well as positions to avoid so that you remain strong and protect your spine.

If you are interested in the next 8-Week Strength Cycle with Hunter, click here to learn more.

 

The 3 Most Important Hand Positions for Successful Handstand Work
Video by Travis Ewart

Static handstands, handstand push-ups and handstand walking may all have a handstand in common,

Hand Placement for Bar Muscle-Ups
Video by Hunter Britt

Your hand placement can be a huge factor in whether or not you are able to transition your elbows over the bar on bar muscle-ups. Check out this video to determine if your grip is too low in the hand and putting your wrist into a weak position in the turnover.

 

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