Tag: CrossFit

Everything you knew about form is probably wrong

Here’s a scenario many coaches have experienced: you see some dude lifting a thing at a gym. You’re able to derive some kind of assessment on his form, which to your eye, is matching the model or ideal you’d expect for that particular lift or movement.    “That lifter’s form is pretty good!” your inside voice…


What the hell to do while deloading

De-loading can actually be a really challenging time for an athlete. While you’re in the midst of accumulation cycles, power cycles, seemingly endless reps, sweat, blood, pain, and whining to your coach… a week off or full de-load or decompression or restoration cycle seems like a better idea than bacon filled maple pancakes. But what really…


Weightlifting Fundamentals mini clinic

  Weightlifting fundamentals mini clinic! 2 hours, perfect for beginners, or anyone who is still sub 3000 lifts (beginning weightlifting). $40, this Saturday 27.6.15. 0900 – 1100h. at 23/151 Gladstone Street Fyshwick ACT Book via email on [email protected] Only 6 places, small classes = better learning. phone 0415468877 or email for more details.


New classes, new schedules and new Coach!

Proudly introducing our new Coach, Calum! Calum has a long history in a range of sports including CrossFit from many different countries including the UK, USA and even Columbia! Check out the new line of ‘Burner’ classes that we now run, on our website www.the-x.com.au. Calum also will be taking the new Movement and Mobility…


Smooth is fast, fast is smooth

By Bny “Iron Hobbit” Winter-Giles Head Coach, The-X, Unbranded Sports Preparation Weightlifting and Powerlifting specialist For both powerlifting and olympic weightlifting, I get asked a lot… in fact…virtually every day. “So.. which technique should I be doing for the <insert lift here>”. There is a seed of doubt that floods athletes minds very often… “Am…


3 month membership deal

#insertsalespitchhere This deal speaks for itself. Three months of ‘lite access’ membership for $350. Saving $170. Gives you some financial space to get through the Christmas spend fest. Be a little selfish and start getting serious with your off season training. Whatever sport you play. Find out about: The Athlete First Training System Lite access…


Proven Performance Athletic Seminar

Proudly announcing an incredible opportunity to improve your athletic performance. Straight from the latest fitness events in the US, The Proven Performance Seminar is you opportunity to access in depth training, advice and experience from some of the top coaches and athletes from the ProGrid and CrossFit games including: Mike Cerbus – Weightlifting, Coach Colin…


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“If you’re not training Unbranded… I don’t know what you’re doing” – Jon North, 2014


Weightlifting, Powerlifting and Crossfit, a mix made in heaven

Weightlifting, Powerlifting and Crossfit, a mix made in heaven? By Bny “Iron Hobbit” Winter-Giles Head Coach, The-X, Unbranded Sports Preparation Weightlifting and Powerlifting specialist I find myself in a continual conversation with many CrossFit athletes about the topic of specialisation and it’s value in the CrossFit training system. This isn’t a CrossFit hater post, nor…


Weightlifting clinic, 18/10/14

Tickets now open: Weightlifting Clinic for intermediate to advanced lifters and CrossFitters. on 18.10.14 – 6 hour intensive clinic – technical corrections, snatch & clean and jerk – Max out both majors and training session – tuning accessory movements – psychology and comp preparation – open to non-members (members 40% discount) – $100/pp, max 12…


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