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MOVEMENT TIP: The Back Squat

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Last week we looked at the Front Squat, this week CrossFit Seminar Staff member James Hobart shows us the Back Squat. This differs from the Front Squat in that the Barbell is placed behind the head. To protect the spine, it’s important to avoid placing the barbell directly on the vertebrae, but to activate the…
Front Squat

MOVEMENT TIP: The Front Squat

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Once we’ve nailed the perfect Air Squat, we can start to add some weight. This can be done with a kettlebell in the form of a Goblet Squat, or a barbell in the form of a Front Squat, which CrossFit Seminar Staff member Julie Foucher demonstrates for us here, or a Back Squat, which we…
Air Squat


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We start our movement series with that most fundamental and ubiquitous of CrossFit movements, the humble air squat, demonstrated here by CrossFit HQ seminar staff member, James Hobart. This is often the very first movement you learn when starting CrossFit, because it forms the base of so many other movements. And while the squat may…
Kettlebell Swing

MOVEMENT TIP: The Kettlebell Swing

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The Kettlebell Swing is a firm favourite with many people, not just because it’s fun and it feels good, but because of it’s all over strength building qualiities, particularly for the posterior chain and it’s ability to build a powerful hip extension, which translates very well to Olympic Lifting. CrossFit Seminar Staff member James Hobart…