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MOVEMENT TIP: The Deadlift

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The Deadlift is another big fundamental movement and differs from the squat in that is it a hinge movement. This means that instead of moving the hips mostly downwards, we shift them back, causing the spine to hinge forward at the hips. CrossFit Seminar Staff member James Hobart demonstrates the deadlift in the accompanying video.…
Thruster movement

MOVEMENT TIP: The Thruster

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The Thruster is sort of a barbell version of the Wall Ball that we looked at last week (but please don’t let go of your Barbell to send it flying overhead – the results could be catastrophic)! In this video, CrossFit Seminar Staff member Julie Foucher demonstrates the Thruster – notice how she starts with…
Wall Ball Movement


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The Wall Ball is a great little movement that you will encounter fairly early in your Crossit journey. It looks simple enough, a bit of a cross between the Squat and the Push Press, as demonstrated here by CrossFit Seminar Staff member James Hobart. Start the movement with that perfect squat you learnt in our…
Push Press Movement

MOVEMENT TIP: The Push Press

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The Push Press, which CrossFit Seminar Staff member Julie Foucher demonstrates for us in this video, is very similar to the Shoulder Press, except now we use the hips to help us so that we can shift a heavier load overhead. We start the movement with a small downwards dip, then drive out of our…