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MOVEMENT TIP: The Front Squat

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...

MOVEMENT TIP: The Air Squat

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...

CROSSFIT FUNDAMENTALS #9: The Medicine Ball Clean

Take a look at the final Fundamental CrossFit move. The Medicine Ball Clean is the ninth and final Fundamental CrossFit move. When done correctly, this move works your hamstrings, glutes, thighs and core. It also helps develop your arm, shoulder and back strength. That’s a full body workout! Here’s a demonstration of a Medicine Ball...

CROSSFIT FUNDAMENTALS #7: The Deadlift

Take a look at the seventh of 9 Fundamental CrossFit moves. The Deadlift move builds strength in your legs, glutes, back, arms and core. Once you have mastered the basic move, you can continue to challenge yourself by increasing the weight you lift. Your trainer will be able to guide you as to how much...

CROSSFIT FUNDAMENTALS #6: The Push Jerk

Take a look at the sixth of 9 Fundamental CrossFit moves. The Push Jerk is one of CrossFit’s most powerful moves. It may look straightforward, however you need to know the right technique to master it and build your strength more quickly. Here’s a demonstration of a Push Jerk from CrossFit Seminar Staff member Julie...

CROSSFIT FUNDAMENTALS #2: The Front Squat

Take a look at the second of 9 Fundamental CrossFit moves. Once you have mastered the Air Squat you will be able to quickly get the hang of the Front Squat. This is basically the same move but adds a weight lifting bar. In the short video below, CrossFit Seminar Staff member Julie Foucher demonstrates...
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