Weightlifting Errors: What To Fix First

jonathanthomTraining Tips

There are about a million technique flaws that can be exhibited in the snatch, clean, and jerk. And, unfortunately for coaches and athletes alike, it is common for more than one of these faults to be displayed in a lifter at the same time. So when someone has multiple technique errors that need to be fixed, where do you start? … Read More

Aug 10-16


Weekly Priorities Monday Priority #1 Tuesday Make Up or Conditioning Wednesday Priority #1 Thursday Make Up or Conditioning Priority #1 Monday General body warm up if you are early to class. Warm Up Cat/Cow x10 Wall/Floor Rolling Plank, 10/10 Plank 60″ Inverted Plank 60″ Supine to Tripod to Quad to Squat, 5/5 WOD Our Core Training Values A: (Weighted) Standing … Read More

Coach Sean Is Leaving And Not Leaving

Xi XiaNews

In a recent phone conversation with my brother, we spoke about my job here at Crossfit Portland. Specifically, he wanted to know what it was about Crossfit that initially interested me. His partner has been a personal trainer for over 10 years, and he wondered why I did not choose to work in a more traditional gym environment. To answer … Read More

The Ankle Bone Is Connected to the Leg Bone

Xi XiaNews

We start at the ground, and work our way up. We’re using the Janda Short Foot drill to help you develop a strong, grounded foot. The next piece in the squat puzzle, from the ground up, is the ankle. Many of us have sprained our ankles* in the past. Many of us have tight, relatively immobile ankles due to our … Read More