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Part 3 – Is CrossFit for athletes? “So Tim…what do you think of CrossFit?”

Competitive athletes should NOT do CrossFit. Nearly 20 years ago the concept that would become CrossFit was an idea I believe many strength and conditioning professionals were considering. The now Head of Basketball Strength and Conditioning Coach at the University of North Carolina, Jonas Sahratian and I discussed it while at The University of Kansas. Opening a gym that solely …

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Hip Hinge: What Is It and Why Should You Care?

Exercise is more than just building muscle and losing weight. It also should be functional for life, so that your health isn’t holding you back from doing the things you love to do as you get older. That’s why mastering all of the various fundamental movement patterns is extremely important. In this post, I’m going to focus on a critical …

It’s Time to Stop Playing With Pain

Written by Tim Crough, Fitness Entrepreneur | Performance Coach |Wellness Evangelist | Husband/Daddy | Striving for Humility | Ski Bum Wannabe Preventative health through fitness is a hot topic. The Harvard Medical school says that exercising regularly, every day if possible, is the single most important thing you can do for your health. It does nice things like control appetite, …

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Hip Hinge: What Is It and Why Should You Care?

Post written by Dustin Yantzi, Strength and Conditioning Coach | Personal Trainer Exercise is more than just building muscle and losing weight. It also should be functional for life, so that your health isn’t holding you back from doing the things you love to do as you get older. That’s why mastering all of the various fundamental movement patterns is extremely …

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WHEW! Check It Out! There’s A LOT Going On At Tim Crough Fitness!

Written by Tim Crough, Fitness Entrepreneur | Performance Coach |Wellness Evangelist | Husband/Daddy | Striving for Humility | Ski Bum Wannabe It’s been an exciting and busy last couple of months around Tim Crough Fitness, which is why it’s been awhile since my last blog post. Take a few minutes and learn about all of the exciting things we’ve got …

Fitting Fitness Into Your Schedule: A New Approach To The Gym

Written by Tim Crough, Fitness Entrepreneur | Performance Coach |Wellness Evangelist | Husband/Daddy | Striving for Humility | Ski Bum Wannabe You’re busy. Real busy. Maybe it’s your stage of life or circumstances that will pass, but usually it’s a cycle you can’t get out of. Eventually it gets overwhelming and exhausting and you find yourself without energy and totally …

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Exercise is a Celebration of What Your Body Can Do

Written by Tim Crough, Fitness Entrepreneur | Performance Coach |Wellness Evangelist | Husband/Daddy | Striving for Humility | Ski Bum Wannabe With the 4th of July holiday, many of us, including myself, will be enjoying friends, family, drinking a beer or two, and eating barbecue and desserts. Then, in the days to follow, your mentality will change, you’ll think that your …

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Movement Is Greater Than Fitness (Part 2)

Written by Tim Crough, Owner | Movement-Based Fitness | Wellness Evangelist | Proud Dad | Forever Royal | Learning Humility | Ski Bum Poser I wrote a post recently called Movement Is Greater Than Fitness. If you haven’t read it already, give it a look as the following post is a follow up to that one. The term “Natural Movement” has …

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Movement Is Greater Than Fitness

Written by Tim Crough, Owner | Movement-Based Fitness | Wellness Evangelist | Proud Dad | Forever Royal | Learning Humility | Ski Bum Poser We’ve literally been moving since before we ever saw the light of day. Movement is quite possibly our most inherent and defining characteristic as human beings. After all, without movement, life would cease being life. Just look around …