Search Results: attacking limiting factors:

FEATURED  /  COACHING   /  INJURY  /  MINDSET  /  NUTRITION & RECOVERY  /  STRENGTH  /  MOBILITY  /  PROGRAMMING  /  RECIPE  /  SPEED

Our blog is a collection of articles that make up our doctrine on everything performance.

We are not beholden to corporate sponsors, influencers, or powers that be. Our commitment is to our readers; the coaches, athletes, and enthusiasts that come to us for our honest assessments, analysis, and opinions.

Our pledge to you is that we will do the heavy lifting! We go to battle with bullshit and cut to the chase. If you’re looking for honest information, you’re in the right place.

Attacking Limiting Factors: The 2015 CrossFit Games

By Tex McQuilkin / July 29, 2015 /

Attacking Limiting Factors: Shoulder Girdle, the ability to vertical pull needs to be developed from proximal to distal and isometric to eccentric. Once competency in isometric and eccentric action at…

Read More

Attacking Limiting Factors: Trunk Rotation

By Tex McQuilkin / October 29, 2014 /

…training. Similar to all of the movements provided in the Attacking Limiting Factors: Hips and Arch Development, these movements are not always easy and will take a level of patience…

Read More

Attacking Limiting Factors: Hip Adductors

By Tex McQuilkin / April 27, 2015 /

In Attacking Limiting Factors: Hips, we introduced some simple exercises to attack your abductors and adductors on the 4 Way Physio Board. Great feedback has poured in over effectiveness of…

Read More

Attacking Limiting Factors: Arch Development

By Tex McQuilkin / July 21, 2014 /

…the movements provided in the first ‘Attacking Limiting Factors‘ segment, these are not easy and will take a level of patience during practice. These exercises were what I used in…

Read More

Attacking Limiting Factors: Footwork

By Tex McQuilkin / November 16, 2014 /

…Weightlifting, puts a specific expectation on foot movement and placement. Although each discipline requires different footwork skills, attacking the footwork limiting factor in training can be approached similarly across the…

Read More

Attacking Limiting Factors: The 2016 CrossFit Games

By Tex McQuilkin / July 26, 2016 /

…critical analyzer of movement and energy systems made limiting factors abound appear across the men, women, and teams competing. If you did not watch the events, check out the Individual…

Read More

Attacking Limiting Factors: Hips

By Tex McQuilkin / July 14, 2014 /

…:30 in a full ROM, begin to work into timed sets of reps. Ignoring limiting factors leads to imbalances, and imbalances lead to injuries. What is your limiting factor? [/s2If]…

Read More

Attacking Limiting Factors: Squat Initiation

By Tex McQuilkin / August 13, 2015 /

…training days containing squats.  If squat initiation is your limiting factor, perform these every day, programmed by @John or not. Corrective exercises https://youtu.be/7Htr4VXWzgA Dead Bug Home Position: The Dead Bug is the Swiss…

Read More

ACL Injury Prevention: Injury Mechanisms

By Tex McQuilkin / January 21, 2015 /

…have greater risk of future knee, ligament, and ACL injury (3). Factors contributing to trunk dominance include growth and maturation factors, frontal and transverse plane neglect in training, and limited…

Read More

Coach Like a Pro, Not Like a “System Guy”

By Don Ricci, CSCS / April 2, 2019 /

factors. LIMIT THE LIMITING FACTORS Determining an athlete’s “performance limiting factors” is where we figure out where the imbalances exist. This is an ongoing and continuous process, and is where…

Read More