Videos – LEGION Strength & Conditioning

Are you excited about the CrossFit Games Open? Do you want to produce a video giving out advice to athletes after the workout is announced? Well here it is – the ultimate guide and breakdown to building your own instructional video.

This is a crucial aspect of any coach’s online repertoire. And, no one will respect you as a coach unless you’re out there at least seeming like you’re giving out some solid advice to the fitness enthusiast community on the world wide web.

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Since the Open is often very heavy on conditioning and high repetition gymnastics, many athletes looking to do well attempt to reduce their bodyweight and their body fat percentage leading into the Open.

Is this a good idea? Coach Dan Magalhaes has some insights here into when an athlete may want to focus on their body composition – and when it can have a catastrophic effect on performance.

[0:27] Should I lose body fat and cut weight going into the Open?
[2:06] Do I need to hit a specific body fat percentage in order to be competitive?
[3:36] Is there a time for performance-based athletes to focus on changing body composition?
[4:24] Why do many high level athletes claim to “forget to eat all day” while training with high volume and high intensity?
[5:05] What can I expect to happen to my performance while I’m trying to do a cut?

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The 2018 CrossFit Games season is just around the corner and the excitement is growing in gyms around the world as people get ready to show how much they’ve improved in the last 12 months. But how much does your open placement tell you about your progress? How much can an athlete expect to jump in the rankings after a year of hard work?

Check out this discussion between coaches Todd and Jon where they discuss athlete improvements and expected results.

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With the endless stream of Facebook and Instagram videos of athletes performing various trick and skills, you’re bound to have seen some athletes performing movements that you wouldn’t usually associate with CrossFit. On the surface it might seem like these are gimmicky and more to do with show than performance, but there are a lot of things you can be doing in the gym that you typically aren’t going to see in a CrossFit competition but will benefit your performance out on the floor.

Check out this discussion between coaches Todd and Jon where they get into the benefits of non sport specific movements for all athletes

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