Muscle Spotlight: Levator Scapula

  Muscle in the Spotlight: Levator Scaplua Location: this muscle originates from the first 4 cervical vertebrae and inserts onto the top/medial angle of the scapula (shoulder blade) Function: - elevates and rotates the scapula downward - rotates and sidebends neck to the opposite direction   The levator scapula creates movement in the neck and shoulder [...]

Prep/recovery 14.5

It's the last CrossFit Open workout!! And we've got BURPEES and THRUSTERS..... it's amazing how many people predicted these movements would be chosen. Remember the info below is more mobility/movement prep. I will share strategy and more movement ideas from the big time coaches once they come out on my facebook page. Burpees You must [...]

Prep/recovery for 14.4

A lot of people predicted a chipper, and here it is! Let's get you prepped for rowing, toes to bar, wall balls, cleans and muscle-ups. I will be sharing suggestions from Tabata Times which has a group of amazing coaches giving tips for this workout. So check it out on my facebook page Friday morning. [...]