Engineering Classes – August

Josh Schouten | 28-07-2015
  CrossFit Engineering (CF-Endurance)   Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week4 Week5 Monday Skill POSE Rowing POSE Rowing POSE Strength De: Power Clean + Push Press 12 min EMOM 2 Reps @70% ME: Bench Press 5 x 5 DE: Close Stance Squats 4 reps on the 12 min ME: Snatch Grip Deadlifts 5x 3 DE: Thrusters 4 reps EMOM ... [Read more]

CFH Training Plan 27/07/2015 – 02/08/2015

Josh Schouten | 26-07-2015
Week 2 of 16 Olympic Lifting and Russian Squats COACHES COMMENT:  Is it the excitement of a new Russian Squat Routine and Olympic phase that has the classes pumping, or is it the coverage of the CrossFit Games?  Either way its great to see the classes are full and everyone is enjoying the challenge of the new phase, again we... [Read more]

Barbell Club Phase 8

Josh Schouten | 24-07-2015
So far we have come a long way with great PB's coming in the major lifts. Although, could we be doing more to fuel and supplement those workouts? Providing a warm up to the body is crucial to prime the nervous system and the body to fire as many muscle fibres as possible. Not just be happy if the bar... [Read more]

CFH Training Plan 20/07/2015 – 26/07/2015

Josh Schouten | 19-07-2015
Week 1 of 16 Olympic Lifting and Russian Squats COACHES COMMENT:  Ding, Ding, Ding, Dong….  The personal best (PB) bell has been going crazy all week and social media comments regarding new personal records being set by so many of our members.  The 16-week Juggernaut phase has delivered some amazing results as some members have added a huge 10-30kg onto... [Read more]

A Question of Strength? Part3

Josh Schouten | 15-07-2015
The Russian Squat Routine (RSR) is typically a 6-week peaking cycle to help improve total squat weight. At the end of the 6 weeks of squatting many lifters can see a 5% increase on the bar.  Please make sure you read part1 and part2 of this blog post before reading on. There are a number of slightly different versions of... [Read more]

A Question of Strength? Part2

Josh Schouten | 14-07-2015
In the A Question of Strength? Part1 we talked about the importance of knowing your level of strength before starting the next phase of the CrossFit Hackney programme.  Following the correct programming will deliver maximise the progress you can achieve with the least amount of training time. Here is a breakdown of what to expect at each level: (more…)

A Question of Strength? Part1

Josh Schouten | 13-07-2015
It’s never enough to just show up and work hard and expect the results to just happen. This is like blindly throwing money at the stock market and expecting to make a big return just because you made an investment. To be successful takes an intelligent approach, and just like you need to invest your money wisely if you want... [Read more]

CFH Training Plan 13/07/2015 – 19/07/2015

Josh Schouten | 12-07-2015
Week 16 of 16 Juggernaut COACHES COMMENT:  This week all I'm going to say is good luck and enjoy it.  Many of you have worked your butts off over the last 16weeks to improve your strength in the Squat, Deadlift, Bench and Overhead Press.  For those who have recorded the journey it will be rewarding to look back at the... [Read more]

London Box Battles – Round 2, 2015 – Movement Standards

Josh Schouten | 06-07-2015
Proudly supported by:     WOD1 Part A –  Clean Complex: 1 Deadlift +1 Hang Clean (power clean or squat clean, as long as the bar starts from above the knee in the hang clean) +1 Front Squat +1 STOH All 4 repetitions must be unbroken; athletes are not allowed to drop the bar between repetitions. The movement standards are:... [Read more]