CrossFit Skill: For the love of Toes-to-Bar- P2

Josh Schouten
In our last post we started to define the movements of toes-to-bar (TTB) and establish an awareness of mobility and stability factors that can impact an athletes performance.  In this post we are calling in the skills of our resident Yoga expert Alice to share her 5 best Yoga stretches to improve your toes-to-bar. If you stop and think about... [Read more]

CFH Training Plan 30/03/2015 – 05/04/2015

Josh Schouten | 29-03-2015
Week 1 of 16 Juggernaut COACHES COMMENT: The Juggernaut phase is here and its time to build some raw strength again.  I strongly recommend you all downloaded the CrossFit Hackney Juggernaut spread sheet to calculate and record your numbers. week 1 is all about the 60% (of your working weight) intensity and focusing on building both mental and physical toughness. The aim is to AMRAP in the... [Read more]

CrossFit Skill: For the love of Toes-to-Bar- P1

Josh Schouten | 28-03-2015
During April ‘15, the CrossFit Hackney skillz and drills sections of the classes will include a major focus on Toes-to-Bar (TTB).  If you’re still trying to get your first set of TTB, or you’re looking to become more efficient at TTB, this blog series, and this month’s classes are the nuts and bolts! TTB is a movement designed to test... [Read more]

CFH Training Days 23/03/2015 – 29/03/2015

Josh Schouten | 22-03-2015
WEEK 12/12 COACHES COMMENT: If you've not read it, get on it: CrossFit Hackney: 16 Week Juggernaut Method - Part 1: The Guidelines and CrossFit Hackney: 16 Week Juggernaut Method – Part 2: The Programme. This is not the final week of the current lifting phase and next week we will commence the new strength phase.  The coaches will be on hand to coach... [Read more]

CrossFit Hackney: 16 Week Juggernaut Method – Part 2: The Programme

Josh Schouten | 19-03-2015
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="850"] Juggernaut Training:[/caption] In part 1 we looked at the guidelines for the Juggernaut Method (JM).  So now let’s take a look at the programme and how we plan to use it at CrossFit Hackney in the next 16 week macrocycle. The JM is a simple but effective way to build strength.  JM is divided into 4-waves (10’s,... [Read more]

Class Attendance

Josh Schouten | 18-03-2015
Having goals and ambitions is a great thing. But how would you feel if someone is stealing your gains.  The journey to achieving goals involves coming in week in and out and smashing workouts until you are either stronger, fitter, leaner and definitely meaner. Falling off the wagon happens now and  then but what's worse is when someone steals your... [Read more]

The London Box Battles – Round 1 2015

Josh Schouten
As the CrossFit Open comes to an end athletes across London will be looking for the next big event.  In 2015 we would like to welcome 16 London based CrossFit affiliates to the London Box Battles.  We have 10 returning affiliates from 2014 and we would like send a warm welcome to: CrossFit Bold CrossFit City Road CrossFit Thames CrossFit... [Read more]