May 13, 2021
In this episode we delve into pain and how it interplays with pacing for endurance events. We also talk about the study referenced below. How much does pain dictate the pace we choose? How is pain helpful? What happens when an athlete is given analgesics prior to completing a task?
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May 6, 2021
The next series of episodes are going too focus on the perception of pain with exercise. This episode is meant to introduce the topic and share some of our most painful workouts.
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April 25, 2021
Our thoughts on the CrossFit Open and Quarter Final. What we thought about the events and layout.
January 8, 2021
In this episode, we discuss how we think training should be designed while keeping in mind movement smoothness and complexity. Our training examples are focused around high-skill movements in CrossFit (Snatch, Butterfly Chest To Bar), and our thought process behind the progressions from beginner to elite athletes. We also provide examples of how loss in movement complexity can be observed within hockey, running, and rowing.
December 11, 2020
Trying to explain movement smoothness can be difficult. It is more easily observed then it is articulated. "You know what it is when you see it". In this episode we introduce movement smoothness, differentiate movement efficiency versus movement smoothness, as well discuss how we came to this topic and why we find it interesting.
November 15, 2020
In this episode we discuss some of the limitations that arise when trying to apply the Psychobiological Model to the sport of CrossFit and Fitness. We also elaborate on how we believe the Power Duration Relationship and the Psychobiological Model, when used synergistically, can help explain an individual's performance and competitive behavior in the sport of fitness.