CFH TRAINING PLAN 16/5/16 -22/5/16 WEEK 3

Geoff Stewart | 15-05-2016
Welcome to week 3 of the Crossfit Hackney training plan. You should all be in the groove with the exercise prescription, tempo and should be know asking yourself some question and challenging those weight and smashing those WODs. There was some great work last week lets keep it going folks smash it. CF_Hackney_Strength_Phase_2016  

Heavy Metcon 11/5/16

Geoff Stewart | 10-05-2016
Warm up YGIG KB / BB warm up KB swings 10 Power clean 5 KB squats 50 Push press 5 10mins work increasing weight as you feel. Part A Teams 3 - EMOM for 30 mins Power cleans 6 Thrusters 6 Pull ups 6 Part B HR Press ups 100 Horizontal Ring rows 100 Every time you break you start... [Read more]

Time under what?  This Eccentric Training is killing me!

Josh Schouten | 08-05-2016
The new strength phase has started at CrossFit Hackney and week 1 has been a shock to the system for some.  Where did this delayed onset of muscle soreness (DOMS) come from?  I’ve not felt this sore in a long time?  Welcome to the wonderful world of slow eccentrics training my friends. After 5 weeks of the basic building phase... [Read more]

Barbell Club Phase 5

Jenna Fisher
Last week’s structural balance tests revealed that most people need to add trap 3 raises and external rotation exercises into their training routine. This will strengthen your stabilisers, which will help you to get bigger lifts. It will also help to prevent injury. These exercises have been included in the warm up for all classes. If you do not attend... [Read more]

CFH training plan 9/5/16 -15/5/16 week 2

Josh Schouten
Moving on to week 2 we have had some sore bodies in the gym this week. This is bound to happen when we change the training stimulus. Taking care of yourself during this time is as important as always. We have been doing the Y,T & W along with all the scapula work in the sessions. If you find this... [Read more]

CrossFit Engineering – May 2016

Josh Schouten | 03-05-2016
As we start to move from foundations and towards CrossFit classes @ Momentum Training offers a bridging session/s being CrossFit Engineering (CFE) where we spend time learning the finer movements for those who are new to all the technical jargon. If this is you, CFE will get you up to speed and well on the way to achieving results. In... [Read more]

Crossfit Weapons May 2016

Josh Schouten | 02-05-2016
So guys I'm writing programming and now I'm also aloud to hit you with some chat on the blog. So here goes, next phase of Weapons, we're looking at improving that overhead squat position, getting those pull ups stronger and keeping the momentum moving on the aerobic capacity that we've already started. This will help us move forward to, better... [Read more]

Gymnastics Phase 2: BAS

Josh Schouten
Perfect technique is the name of the game as shitty repetitions equal shitty results, so lets avoid this as much as possible.  In our last gymnastics phase we spent 5 weeks focusing on building Bent Arm Strength (BAS).  In this new gymnastics phase our goal is to continue developing BAS by increasing the complexity of the movements. We are all individual... [Read more]