Are you actually using your Fitness? - The Sports Mechanic
06 Oct

Are you actually using your Fitness?

Karl Nevin 11 Comments

“Regularly learn & play new sports” The CrossFit methodology was born as a method in which to make us healthy, functionally sound, strong & FIT people. It is there to prepare us for any eventuality in life & in turn have us being “Fit” for anything. Be it you need to be fit for a […]

How To Approach a Warm Up Effectively - The Sports Mechanic
06 Oct

How To Approach a Warm Up Effectively

Justin Tway 0 Comments

We have all been there- in the gym at 4:30pm on the dot, set our clothes down, and half-ass it through the warmup. What we don’t realize is what we are missing by not prioritizing this opportunity to learn. Our bodies learn motor patterns- patterns that we ingrain via repetitions. Our warm ups should mimic […]

INJURIES, NUTRITION AND ALL THAT STUFF - The Sports Mechanic
04 Oct

INJURIES, NUTRITION AND ALL THAT STUFF

Jen Smith 12 Comments

INJURIES Firstly, I am extremely fortunate to be fit and healthy today and in general, have the freedom to choose the activities that I want to. There wouldn’t be many elite sports-persons who would get through their career injury free and / or without some lasting niggles at a minimum. I had my first training-related […]

Transformation Tuesday with Laura Howell - The Sports Mechanic
04 Oct

Transformation Tuesday with Laura Howell

Joe Scali 0 Comments

“I first heard of Joe Scali from my husband who had recently started CrossFit and boasted some remarkable results in just a few months. He spoke very highly of Joe and was quite impressed with his training approach, style and overall attitude to fitness. I had been getting bored and discouraged with my own work out […]

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26 Sep

Reclaiming Usefulness

Danette Rivera 12 Comments

Georges Hébert (considered the father of Parkour and the “Natural Method” – the philosophy behind the currentMovNat) was a young officer in the French Navy and stationed in Martinique when the local volcano catastrophically blew in 1902. Hébert coordinated the escape and rescue of almost seven hundred people. Thirty thousand people, however, died. The US President […]

THE LABOR (AND DELIVERY) OF A CROSSFIT MOM - The Sports Mechanic
20 Sep

The Labor (and Delivery) of a Crossfit Mom

Colin Cartee 11 Comments

Your pregnancy has reached full term. It’s summer and very hot and humid out. You are ready to meet your baby, face to face, and you will try anything. Acupuncture, hot peppers, Nigerian tea made from the mother’s milk gods, a bumpy car ride, etc. You truly are desperate and give zero cares about how […]

Top Five Tips for CrossFit Beginners - Sports Mechanic - Crossfit
05 Sep

Top Five Tips for CrossFit Beginners

Steve Adams 12 Comments

CrossFit has revolutionized the fitness industry. Never before has a fitness program been designed to develop all aspects of fitness as good as CrossFit. This workout phenomenon has grown exponentially due to its ability to transform people’s health & fitness, as well as providing a sense of community between people working out together. Because of […]