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Progressions versus Scaling
Progressions versus Scaling

By Zack Finer One of the cornerstones of the CrossFit® method is the ability to scale a workout so anyone can do it. This is one of the biggest reasons CrossFit® has become so popular over the last decade. The ability to scale a workout allows a newer athlete or less...

What Thing Do You Practice the Most?  Sitting!
What Thing Do You Practice the Most? Sitting!

By Dave Werner 100,000 Hours of Practicing the Wrong Thing What steps can you take to maintain your physical health as you pursue your education and your career? Our culture and your work environment will have specific cumulative effects on your body during the course...

What Makes moveSKILL Unique?
What Makes moveSKILL Unique?

By Dave Werner What makes the moveSKILL program unique? Planning. A good training program requires specific goals and a plan for reaching those goals. Without a plan you are not training, you are just working out. The moveSKILL program provides planning in several...

Farmer’s Walk – A Secret Weapon
Farmer’s Walk – A Secret Weapon

By Dave Werner This fairly simple exercise, which is not technically complex, is a very powerful tool for building strength in many different ways.  You could call it a secret weapon of strength development.  Not coincidentally, it’s a staple part of strongman...

moveSKILL Podcast #27

Dave talks with OPEX founder James Fitzgerald. 0:00-13:28 Dave and James discuss their backgrounds. 19:42-James discusses training for athleticism vs. longevity. 27:45-James develops his business and discovers CrossFit. 32:11-Dave discusses reinventing himself and developing perspectives on training. 38:48-James lays out some principles.51:08-What’s next for James?