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Legion Strength & Conditioning Podcast

Oct 14, 2019

<p>Most masters athletes have some understanding that they may need to train a bit differently than their 24-year old peers. But, what exactly should they do differently? And what about masters athletes who haven’t really done serious training before? In this episode, we dive into how masters athletes...


Sep 30, 2019

<p>When we talk about skill acquisition in CrossFit, we often think about things like “getting a muscle-up” or “improving double-under technique.” These are all important aspects of improving your abilities in the sport, but there’s a huge difference between simply improving movement quality and improving the...


Sep 16, 2019

<p>What do we actually mean when we talk about “peaking?” How should an athlete structure a peaking phase in their training? And, how do we get CrossFit athletes to be be able to do competitions when they’re not in top shape without getting hurt and without judging themselves harshly for their performance...


Sep 2, 2019

<p>If you want to get strong, you have to stop doing conditioning, right? While you may find that athletes do often get stronger by focusing only on strength development, this does not carry over well to mixed modal sport. Instead, a concurrent training model (working on strength and conditioning simultaneously) creates...


Aug 19, 2019

<p>As has been the case throughout the entire 2019 season, there was much controversy surrounding the 2019 CrossFit Games. Luke coached two national champions this year, so we get some “behind-the-scenes” insight from him - and learn about the process of having his coaches pass snipped when his athletes were cut....