CrossFit Hackney: 16 Week Juggernaut Method – Part 1: The Guidelines

Josh Schouten | 16-03-2015
[caption id="" align="alignright" width="850"] Juggernaut Training:[/caption]                       Chad Smith, owner and head performance coach at Juggernaut Training Systems in Laguna Hills, CA, designed the Juggernaut Method (JM).  Smith says that the JM grew out of a training cycle he had used on his athletes.  The concept is a mix... [Read more]

CFH Training Days 16/03/2015 – 22/03/2015

Josh Schouten | 15-03-2015
WEEK 11/12 COACHES COMMENT: I've held off voicing these comments for a while now, but what I saw last week during the "Run Karen Run" WOD was criminal!  So if you're a cheater you need to take note: Cheaters have no place in CrossFit, “if you cheat, you are only cheating yourself.”  Cheaters are the people who make a conscious decision... [Read more]

CFH Training Days 09/03/2015 – 15/03/2015

Josh Schouten | 08-03-2015
WEEK 10/12 COACHES COMMENT: The last few weeks of the current lifting focused phase are in full swing.  In the next couple of weeks we will be testing some 1RM efforts on the split jerk, snatch, power clean, front squat, back squat, and incline bench.  This is chance for you to RECORD YOUR NUMBERS.  What can you squat?  What can... [Read more]

CrossFit Hackney 15.2 Tips

Josh Schouten | 06-03-2015
I was away on holidays for 15.1 and didn’t get the chance to share some tips.  The good news is, I’m back this week…. YAY So, a repeat of 14.2 is on the cards, a nasty little death by overhead squats (OHS) and chest-to-bar pull-ups (C2B).  All I can remember from last year was the pain in my forearms, a... [Read more]

Engineering Programming – March

Josh Schouten | 03-03-2015
Engineering is about learning the skill and having a little more time to practise the skill. At Momentum Training we have a spreadsheet for everything. Although this one is worth a look. Click here to see the movements and what level you are in. This is important to find where you need to focus your energy on to become a... [Read more]

Friendly CrossFit Throwdown 1864 v’s CrossFit Hackney

Josh Schouten
Once upon a time, not so long ago, we had the pleasure of Maria Turner sharing her amazing skillz, knowledge and enthusiasm as a coach at Momentum Training.  Maria went on to spread her wings and open CrossFit 1864 in East London last year, with her partner Phil. Both Maria and Phil have done an amazing job building an army... [Read more]

9/3/2015 CrossFit Endurance @ CrossFit Hackney

Josh Schouten | 01-03-2015
Triathlete: Day 1: Swim - : Repeat 250m, recover 2:30 until form/pace deteriorates Day 2: Bike - : Repeat 400m, recover :60 until form/pace deteriorates Day 3: Run - : Repeat 50m (Barefoot – Grass), recover :60 until form/pace deteriorates Day 4: Swim -: 1000m TT Day 5 : Bike -: 30k @ 80% 25k TT pace Day 6: Run  -: Repeat 1000m,... [Read more]

CFH Training Days 02/03/2015 – 08/03/2015

Josh Schouten
WEEK 9/12 COACHES COMMENT: While on break I’ve had the chance to stick my head into a book about sports psychology; Mind Gym, an athletes guide to inner excellence.  Part of being a coach is being a motivator and helping athletes improve.  An athletes mindset has a huge role to play in his/her success. A mindset for success -  Learn... [Read more]

CFH Training Days 23/02/2015 – 01/03/2015

Josh Schouten | 22-02-2015
WEEK 8/12 COACHES COMMENT: It been an interesting couple of weeks in Australia.  It is great to be catching up with the family and friends who I've not seen in 3years (who would have thought setting up a business in London would take so much time and effort)... Anyhow, I'm not the type to go on holidays and forget about training, its... [Read more]