18.3 Is Here and It’s a Doozy!

March 9th, 2018

*18.3 (14-minute time cap)* 2 rounds for time of: 100 double-unders 20 overhead squats 100 double-unders 12 ring muscle-ups 100 double-unders 20 dumbbell snatches 100 double-unders 12 bar muscle-ups Men perform 115-lb. OHS, 50-lb. DB Snatches Whether you’re planning on completing this workout Rx or scaled, it will be important to focus on your shoulder mobility

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The 18.2 Is Here and It Has ANOTHER New Open Movement! Dumbbell squats.

March 2nd, 2018

*18.2 (12min Time Cap)* 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10 Dumbbell Squats Bar-facing Burpees *18.2a (in remaining time)* 1RM Clean While this is shorter than 18.1, it’s going to be intense on the legs! The suggested warm-up will be enough to activate quadriceps, glutes, andhamstrings without fatiguing them for the workout. It’s crucial to spend time with midline activation for core

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The 18.1 Has a New Open Movement! It’s the Dumbbell Clean and Jerk!

February 23rd, 2018

20min AMRAP 8 toes to bar 10 dumbbell clean and jerk 12/14 calorie row This is a long workout and very demanding on shoulders and midline. To adequately prepare, the following are great additions to your warm-up routine: Abdominal Series Lie on your back and bring one leg up at a time to tabletop position.

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Preparing for the CrossFit Open

February 22nd, 2018

As CrossFitters around the globe eagerly await Dave Castro’s 18.1 announcement today, most of us are going about this week’s WODs in anticipation. What will the workout be and are we prepared?! At this stage of the game, it’s too late to give any tips for Open training, BUT, you CAN prep yourself with GIG’s

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What You Eat Can Make You Hurt More

February 20th, 2018

How Your Diet Can Make Your Aches and Pains Worse  Do you suffer from chronic aches and pains? If so, then you’re not alone. Often times, “mystery” aches and pains are actually caused by localized inflammation in the body, which can occur as a result of overuse or even injury. And while there are anti-inflammatory

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♥ Valentine’s Day Heart Health ♥

February 14th, 2018

Relationships are often affected on Valentine’s Day! Today, we would like to tell you how we address the relationships between the ribs and thoracic cage after open-heart surgery. Our Physical Therapists give love to the ribs and the thoracic cage which are the heart’s house, mobilizing the scar tissue and joint restrictions created by the hands

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Scoliosis Therapy: Schroth and Functional Manual Therapy™

February 7th, 2018

Scoliosis can be a scary diagnosis. But with ever-emerging research and successful methods of treatment, this diagnosis doesn’t have to be as scary as we think! Here are some quick facts about scoliosis: Scoliosis is an abnormal curve in the spine Scoliosis is commonly found in children ages 10-12 and adolescents Girls are more likely

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What you eat can make you hurt more

August 16th, 2017

How Your Diet Can Make Your Aches and Pains Worse Do you suffer from chronic aches and pains? If so, then you’re not alone. Often times, “mystery” aches and pains are actually caused by localized inflammation in the body, which can occur as a result of overuse or even injury. And while there are anti-inflammatory

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