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Is Powerlifting Getting the Cold Shoulder?
In Vancouver, HIIT (high intensity interval training) circuits are exploding: Think CrossFit, Orange Theory, F45, and many others. But what has happened to “old-school” powerlifting?...Read More
Client Kudos: Cathérine Hoff the Kettlebell Star
Meet Cathérine Hoff, who has only been working out with us since February 2019. In a very short amount of time, she has progressed from an absolute beginner to a pro who can lift kettlebells with...Read More
Meet Trainer Art Chaykin: Kettlebell Training in Vancouver
Art is a kettlebell training pro and personal trainer. His hard work at the gym is exemplified by his passion for helping people find their inner strength....Read More
Eating for the season – Holistic Nutrition Vancouver
Warming foods for the changing seasons – Holistic Nutrition Vancouver As the days grow shorter and nights grow longer we naturally feel the need to be home more eating our favourite comfort...Read More
Get Pumped About the Plank
The Last Word on Fitness by Craig Boyd If a client asks me what the best abdominal exercise is, I invariably tell them it’s the plank exercise. This simple yet powerful exercise targets the entire...Read More
Crosstraining & Fitness Challenge: “Filthy Fifty”
Our new challenge for the fall is the “Filthy Fifty”. Here’s how it works: Set your baseline: On Monday, Sept. 19th OR Tuesday, Sept. 20th, set your baseline time from which...Read More
Precision Nutrition: Water or Sports Drinks?
We often get asked what is the best type of hydration for outdoor sports. Is water enough? Are sports drinks really necessary? The research behind Gatorade, the original sports drink, was done on...Read More
‘Fran’ is a CrossFit workout involving 21 thrusters (@ 95lbs for men and 65 lbs for women) and 21 pull ups, then 15 reps of each exercise and then 9 of each. Exercises are performed as...Read More
Outdoor Training with Pepe
Vancouver has much to offer in the way of outdoor fitness, from running and rollerblading on seawalls, to hiking and trail riding on the mountains. Another thing that our beautiful city has a lot of...Read More
This is an original Crossfit benchmark timed workout that our Crosstraining & Fitness class members are working on over the next 6 weeks. It involves alternating a set number of thrusters and...Read More
CrossFit – 6pm September 14th, 2010
Warm up Sumo Deadlift – 5-5-5-5-5 5 pull ups 10 push ups 15 air squats 15 rounds for time. Precision Athletics recommends attending their Vancouver CrossFit classes to learn proper technique...Read More
CrossFit Junkie’s legs are killing!
Urgh, my legs! Between Tanya and Julie’s class my legs and abs have taken a beating. Just two more months till beach time so I have to get to it. During Saturday’s CrossFit class with...Read More
CrossFit – 6pm September 7th, 2010
Warm up Back Squats – 5-5-5/3-3-3-3 100 pull ups 100 push ups 100 sit ups 100 air squats for time Precision Athletics recommends attending their Vancouver CrossFit classes to learn proper...Read More
CrossFit – 6pm August 31st, 2010
Warm up Press/Push Press – 5-5-5/3-3-3-3 20 Pullups 30 Pushups 40 Situps 50 Air Squat (5 rounds for time) Precision Athletics recommends attending their Vancouver CrossFit classes to learn...Read More
CrossFit Junkie. Survived stag…
But almost died on Tuesday with Julie. My body was still in recovery mode from a weekend of heavy partying so I thought I was going to take it easy on Julie’s CrossFit class on Tuesday. She...Read More