The CFP Community

The CFP Community Working out as a community can be a powerful tool in the world of fitness. It can help us push through fitness walls that we would not do on our own. It keeps us going where we normally would stop. It also builds a stronger mind and the ability to endure more

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Nutrition is the key to PR’s

Athlete A: A client who has been here for three months on a 1RM deadlift day: He steps up to the bar, looks a bit perturbed by the ‘heavy’ weight, shrugs and then proceeds to bend down and pick the bar up with easy-to-see speed and ease. His reaction: “Holy shit, that was heavy!” Then

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Sticking to it

Science says when it comes to sticking to a workout program, we have been doing it all wrong! As a coach, one of my biggest challenges—along with getting clients to change their diet—is getting them to remain consistent with their fitness. I, as many others, have often assumed it largely comes down to two things:

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Shut it off and Sleep

BY SEAN CAPTAIN There’s an expression about knowing just enough to be dangerous. In the case of sleep science, Apple may know just enough to disappoint. In 2016, it introduced an iOS feature (later added to MacOS) called Night Shift that can change the screen to a “warmer” (orangey) hue before bedtime. The aim is to

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WHAT HAPPENED WHEN WE USED CROSSFIT FOR MARATHON TRAINING

Run faster by running less’ may sound an odd notion, but what if you could smash your marathon PB by chopping your mileage? RW’s injury-prone marathon veteran Kerry McCarthy gave it a go. By Kerry McCarthy See if this story sounds familiar: you sign up for a marathon and you tell yourself that this is going

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Why and How to Hook Grip Properly

The Hook Grip is one of the most fundamental pieces in the weightlifting puzzle, and also something that gives a lot of new lifters a great deal of trouble because of a misunderstanding of how the hook is actually created and held. The hook grip is a pronated (palms facing the lifter) grip in which

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