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  1. April 22, 2021

    5 reasons why you need to JUMP ROPE

    Probably one of the most underestimated pieces of fitness equipment about!

     

    Ever wondered why the jump rope is a staple piece of any successful athletes cardio regime?

     

    If so, then it’s time to get educated!

     

    Jump rope training or skipping rope is one of the most effective forms of cardio you can partake in. You can use jump rope as a warm up, as the main component of your HIIT or as part of a circuit. Wheverever you fit it in, you can enjoy the benefits of this hardcore form of exercise.

    Generally, there are two categories of ropes:

     

    CrossFit Ropes -  CrossFit ropes are composed of thin cables and frictionless bearings to provide enough speed for the rope to pass under your feet. People generally use speed ropes for double-unders.

     

    Standard ropes - Can be made from rope or plastic with grip handles. Ideal for all athletes and s

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  2. March 10, 2021

    How to Use Heavy Duty Bands in Powerlifting CrossFit and Weightlifting

    What is great about Pull Up Heavy Duty resistance bands is the many varied uses they have. We’ve already talked about how they can help you to perform a pull up, but they can also be used in Powerlifting, CrossFit, and weightlifting. As well as regular resistance training.

    In this article we will focus on how you can use your heavy duty Pull Up bands to improve performance in each of the different training methods mentioned. But first, we will discuss exactly what heavy duty Pull Up bands are, and how they work.

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  3. March 09, 2021

    Crushing Pull Ups with Pull Up Bands

    Pause, and then lower yourself down to your starting position with feet remaining off the ground. You want to do this with a lot of control, rather than just dropping back down. Pause, and then restart the exercise, pulling yourself back upwards.

    The wider your hands are while gripping the bar, the more difficult the exercise is, and the more it works your lats. If your grip gets narrower than shoulder width apart, then use an underhand grip instead.

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