Originally written by Trident athlete Ericka Andersen on her blog The Sweet Life.
Trident members Kelly Shannon and Haofeng Xu.
CrossFit has received a lot of criticism lately and well, you know how I feel about some of that. But what about doing CrossFit (or weight lifting) while pregnant — not just a few months along — but nearly 9 months? One woman ...
This post is from Trident athlete Kristina Thomas. It’s from her personal blog, Dawn Points. Don’t be a tough guy/gal if you’re injured!
**NOTE 1: FOR NON-DEBILITATING INJURIES ONLY**
**NOTE 2: I am not a medical professional**
So, you’ve been injured.
You’ve been sentenced to the dull realm of not-making-progress-toward-your-mission-of-combining-the-strength-of-a-grizzly-and-the-suppleness-of-a-leopard-into-one-super-human-that-happens-to-have-your-face, also known as not-CrossFitting.
To avoid spending listless afternoons in crushing un-productivity and poopy self-pity, read on. Take it from someone with 20/20 hindsight.
This blogpost was originally posted by Trident athlete Ericka Andersen on her site sweetlifeericka.com.
Deadlifts? No problem.
When I was 16, something happened to me that scarred my brain for a long time. I remember it so clearly, sitting at a friends house upstairs listening to music, just hanging out — and one of the guys said to me — “You have big arms for a girl.”
For those of you with shoulder discomfort when you’re doing overhead or pushing/pulling movements, check out this video on shoulder pain capsulitis. Dr. Fontaine explains what is and an exercise to help ease the pain.
Remember, Dr. Fontaine is around Trident on Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings. You can also reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This is my first attempt at writing a blog so bear with me. I have been doing CrossFit for almost four years now and as one of the more seasoned CrossFitters, I say seasoned because no one likes to be called old, I have learned two things. First, I love doing CrossFit! I look forward to every WOD and the physical benefits I have gained over the past 3+ years. Second, as a seasoned CrossFitter ...
Everyone knows that after an exhausting WOD, the one thing you (should/sometimes/kinda) look forward to it using a foam roller to help those aching muscles feel better later on.
Here’s a great video from Trident’s Dr. Matt Fontaine on how best to use the roller after a work out. You’ll recognize some of the movements, but there a few we don’t normally see that could be helpful if you ever ...
This is the first of several articles in our Cornerstones of Health series whose purpose is to educate, stimulate, and motivate. This information is a compilation of data from many reputable healthcare sites, books, classes, and my personal clinical experience….so, read on.
Leave a comment if you have questions or catch me at the gym ...