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Air Squat

MOVEMENT TIP: The 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…
The Good Morning

MOVEMENT TIP: The Good Morning

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CrossFit Seminar Staff member Julie Foucher demonstrates another hinge movement, the Good Morning. The Good Morning is an excellent exercise to strengthen the back, the glutes and the hamstrings. With the knees are only slightly bent in this exercise, it is also a great one to use when warming up and gently stretching the hamstrings.…
Sumo Deadlift

MOVEMENT TIP: The Sumo Deadlift

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The Deadlift is another big fundamental movement and differs from the squat in that is it a hinge movement. This means that instead of moving the hips mostly downwards, we shift them back, causing the spine to hinge forward at the hips. CrossFit Seminar Staff member James Hobart demonstrates the deadlift in the accompanying video.…
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