Tag Archives: Warm Up

How to Build Team Camaraderie

NFL season is back! The first week brought some amazing displays of athleticism, come-from-behind victories, and a Houston triumph over Chicago (taste it, @Luke). Despite that, […]

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6 Murph Day Tips to Empower Your Performance

All across the United States gym goers will spend their Memorial Day completing a workout many would call insane. The CrossFit “Hero WOD” known as “Murph” […]

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2016 CrossFit Open Warm ups

Power Athlete Nation, it is that time of year again! THE OPEN IS UPON US Last year @mcquilkin’s CrossFit Open Warm Ups garnered 1,000’s of hits […]

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Coach Needs a Coach: Dynamic Functional Mobility

“…the brain is like a muscle. When we think well, we feel good. Understanding is a kind of ecstasy.” Where do you go if you face […]

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4 Magic Movements to Fix Your Squat

There is a wrong way to squat. And you’re probably doing it wrong. Determining right vs. wrong requires context. If your goal is to squat as […]

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Power Athlete Concussion Protection Training

Concussions are a serious immediate and long term concern for every athlete participating in field sports from football to lacrosse, and even in sports that don’t condone contact […]

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PA Radio – Episode 114: Lauren Polivka & Zach Anderson

  movement that looks good usually is good.  This week we are excited to chat with Lauren Polivka and Zach Anderson.  These two hail from Atlanta, […]

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VIDEO: Cali & Warming up – It’s not just getting sweaty

Power Athlete coach Cali Hinzman (@cali) closes the first warm up of a long weekend in Denver Colorado with an enlightening thought for the strength coaches […]

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CrossFit Regionals 2015 Warm Up Protocol: Teams

The 2015 CrossFit Regionals kick off this weekend, and a lot of eyes will be on the Team Events for several reasons.  Many big CrossFit names […]

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CrossFit Regionals 2015 Warm Up Protocol: Individuals

We don’t lift weights to warm up, we warm up to lift weights. The days of the warm up routine are over, especially with limited spots […]

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2015 CrossFit Regionals Coaches Prep

The 2015 Reebok CrossFit Games Super Regionals kick off in less than a week and continue each weekend throughout the month of May!  This year’s Open […]

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Attacking Limiting Factors: Hip Adductors

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 […]

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Observations of High School Strength Coach: Year 1

Observation is a powerful tool for a strength and conditioning coach to gain experience at any level or years in the game.  Personally, simple observations have […]

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CrossFit Open 15.5 Warm Up 2015

It’s time to Face/Off with the final workout of the CrossFit Open 2015, and it is no joke. While I know everyone is sad that this week brings […]

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CrossFit Open 15.4 Warm Up 2015

Power Athlete’s first three CrossFit Open Warm Ups have been viewed over 20,000 times! The feed back has been nothing short of positive and informative for […]

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CrossFit Open 15.3 Warm Up 2015

Sorry for the delay, Power Athletes. Luke and I have traveled 30 and 24 hours each down to South Africa for the first ever CrossFit Football […]

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CrossFit Open 15.2 Warm Up 2015

The 2015 CrossFit Open 15.1 was something else, and we had over 5000 athletes hit up the Power Athlete 15.1 warm up! The implementation of the proper […]

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CrossFit Open 15.1 Warm Up 2015

Here. We. Go! The 2015 CrossFit Open has kicked off and 15.1 is a mix of old school CrossFit and heavy ass lifting!  Power Athlete has your 15.1 […]

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Attacking Limiting Factors: Trunk Rotation

One concept of sports that is taken for granted is the amount of trunk rotation and movement that is a piece of nearly every position of […]

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Plyometric Training: Preparation

The Power Athlete Plyometric Series has been steadily progressing and building a solid foundation for plyometric program implementation.  We have focused on reverse engineering a jump from the […]

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Pre-Practice Warm Up Protocol

The pre practice warm up has been a thorn in a sport coach’s side for a long time. Thought to be a loss of 15 minutes each […]

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Pre-Practice Warm Up Opportunities

Over the years, we at Power Athlete have had an amazing opportunity to help sport and strength coaches improve their craft.  Natural born educators, we help them make […]

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Power Athlete Radio – Episode 60

Is it hot in here or are we just warmed up from all the movement prep? Power Athlete Nation we have an awesome show in store […]

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Warm Up Reflections

“A real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength in distress, and grows in reflection.” Power Athlete and Talk and to Me Johnnie cover topics like coaching […]

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