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Category: Movements


Double-under Ability Exercise Improvement Program

An exercise improvement program specifically designed to improve double unders.

Toes To Bar Ability Exercise Improvement Program

An exercise improvement program specifically designed to target toes to bar.

Ring Dip Ability Exercise Improvement Program

An exercise improvement program specifically designed to target ring dips.

Rope Climb Ability Exercise Improvement Program

An exercise improvement program specifically designed to target rope climbs.

Pistol Ability Exercise Improvement Program

An exercise improvement program specifically designed to target pistols.

Push-up Ability Exercise Improvement Program

An exercise improvement program specifically designed to target push-ups.

Chest To Bar Pull-up Ability Exercise Improvement Program

An exercise improvement program specifically designed to target chest to bar pull-ups.

Kipping Pull-up Ability Exercise Improvement Program

An exercise improvement program specifically designed to target kipping pull-ups.

Strict Pull-up Ability Exercise Improvement Program

An exercise improvement program specifically designed to target strict pull-ups.

My Fitness File Gymnastics Progressions

Check out some of our favourite tutorial videos to assist you with developing your gymnastics skills.

Minimising Disruption To Training When Injured

We like our programming to be bulletproof – unstoppable. We like to have a plan. When determining programming from a Fitness Profile, we work backwards. We determine where we want an athlete to be at some point in the future then determine what needs to be done to get them to this point. Once the path is laid out, we can forget about the end goal, and focus on the process – the program.

Movement Alternatives (different Movement Same Stimulus)

There are only so many movements the body can perform. We are governed in our movements by the range of a joint, and the degrees of freedom in which that joint can move. Combine the possibilities of movement of any joint with the possibilities of movement of every other joint and we basically have a finite list of movement types.

The Benefits Of Repeated Practice Of Complex Exercise

Human performance is limited by attention and automaticity. Attention is a conscious mental engagement in cognitive or motor task, while automaticity occurs when the same task is performed without requiring attention resources.

How To Fast Track Your Progress From 'Beginner' To 'Rx' Level CrossFit Athlete

Regardless of athletic experience, or familiarity with movements, CrossFitters all follow a similar pattern of development. If we can understand this continuum, perhaps we can increase the speed at which we move along it. And for a bunch of people as progress hungry as we CrossFitters are, this has got to be a good thing!

When Should I Scale Movements?

As CrossFitters, we pride ourselves on the universal scaleability of our game. For the most part - this is an infinitely useful thing. It opens up the movements and programming to the masses. You can line up vastly different ‘athletes’ side by side, and the neutral observer could recognise that they are, in effect, doing the 'same thing'.

My Fitness File Agility Training

Agility is a rarely trained, though highly important component of fitness, especially as pertaining to sporting performance. It is the ability to rapidly modify the body's posititon. Usually we associate this with cutting, weaving and changes of directions in running sprint work (applications to avoiding and laying tackles). However, agility also plays a role in complex movements requiring rapid changes of directions, most noticably Olympic Lifting.

Muscle-up Ability Exercise Improvement Program

An exercise improvement program specifically designed to improve muscle-ups.

Bar Muscle-up Ability Exercise Improvement Program

An exercise improvement program specifically designed to improve bar muscle-ups.

Kipping HSPU Ability Exercise Improvement Program

An exercise improvement program specifically designed to improve kipping handstand push-ups.

Muscle-up Stamina Exercise Improvement Program

An exercise improvement program specifically designed to improve muscle-up stamina.

Bar Muscle-up Stamina Exercise Improvement Program

An exercise improvement program specifically designed to improve bar muscle-up stamina.

Walking Handstand Ability Exercise Improvement Program

An exercise improvement program specifically designed to improve walking handstand ability.

Strict Handstand Push-up Stamina Exercise Improvement Program

An exercise improvement program specifically designed to improve strict HSPU stamina.

My Fitness File Exercise Improvement Programs

My Fitness File's Exercise Improvement Programs (EIPs) have been developed to assist in improving the ability to complete the movements that people most commonly struggle with. They are designed to be cycled through over time, with each session running for only five minutes. This allows them to be completed in addition to (not instead of) your regular programming.

Strict HSPU Ability Exercise Improvement Program

An exercise improvement program specifically designed to improve strict handstand push-ups.

Rope Climb Stamina Exercise Improvement Program

An exercise improvement program specifically designed to improve rope climb stamina.

Legless Rope Climb Ability Exercise Improvement Program

An exercise improvement program specifically designed to improve legless rope climb ability.

Legless Rope Climb Stamina Exercise Improvement Program

An exercise improvement program specifically designed to improve legless rope climb stamina.

Freestanding Handstand Ability Exercise Improvement Program

An exercise improvement program specifically designed to improve freestanding handstand ability.

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