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by Matt Bosack   When people ask me what kind of equipment they should own for weightlifting, I generally recommend three basic things: good weightlifting shoes, knee support, and weightlifting straps. Yes, a weightlifting belt is also useful, but it isn’t imperative. In fact, as you’re getting into the sport, learning to brace without a […]

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by Matt Bosack   A pretty nasty cold that just made its way through Los Angeles the past month or so, and while cold/flu season is on its way out, I figured I’d address a question I get a lot from my athletes — should I come in to train when I’m sick? That’s usually […]

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by Justin Gold   I have both said this, and had it said to me, in social situations. “I am a CrossFit Athlete.” This often leads to further explanation and conversation. To many people unfamiliar with CrossFit, this sounds very exotic or more important than it is. Normally, when an adult says something like athlete, […]

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As a Weightlifting and CrossFit coach, I’ve had the privilege of not only coaching my athletes in both sports, but also working with experienced CrossFit athletes who come in specifically to improve their weightlifting technique. During this time, I’ve noticed some common faults that many experienced CrossFit athletes make, and I thought with the CrossFit […]