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Protips in 2 mins with Rob: Kettlebells

28th Mar 2019

Protips in 2 mins with Rob:  Kettlebells
Our October ProTips in 2 mins video focuses on our Industrial Athletic kettlebells.Today we’re going to have a quick chat about cast iron kettlebells and some of the things to watch out for if you are buying them. We’re very proud of our kettlebells - we’ve been to the factory, we’ve seen how they’re made. Believe it or not, every kettlebell has it’s own mould which is made from a black iron sand. Cast iron is gravity poured into the mould which is then set and gives it a perfect natural surface
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Finding Strength in Rubber Bands

27th Mar 2019

Finding Strength in Rubber Bands
Strength/mobility bands are an extremely handy multi-use item to have in your facility or gym bag. Not only can you use them as a workout tool or for adding resistance to movements, but they’re excellent for mobility and stretching (and you should ALL be keeping mobile folks!). They’re easy to carry around for personal use so you don’t have to worry about whether a facility has the right band or more importantly, one of high quality.The great thing about our Industrial Athletic dual colour stre
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Got mobility?

27th Mar 2019

Got mobility?
As a regular CrossFit or high performance sport athlete, you will no doubt have a few mobility issues or impingements here and there and whether you want to admit it or not, these issues will be the number one reason your progress will slow down. Unless you’re naturally supple with excellent mobility, a lot of movements in CrossFit will push your joints and muscles to their limit. The more you work on your mobility, the more you will see a vast improvement in your training, PRs and recovery. S
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Strength Band Mobility: How To Win At CrossFit

27th Mar 2019

Strength Band Mobility:  How To Win At CrossFit
Recently we posted up a blog with a few ways you can use our Industrial Athletic resistance bands in WODs, but the other key use of these bands is one that is so crucial to your all round WOD performance: mobility.Most people will agree, mobility is THE SINGLE most important element of CrossFit or high performance sport training regimes. Without an excellent base of mobility, even the 'easiest' movements will be hindered, especially at high intensity and high volume.Considering a huge number o
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The CrossFit Open 'Six'

27th Mar 2019

The CrossFit Open 'Six'
The CrossFit Open sees a variety of movements play out over 5 weeks. Of course we don't like to assume anything as we're very aware Dave Castro likes to keep everyone guessing, but since the Open's inception in 2011 there are 6 common CrossFit movements that have featured every year.We spoke to one of our top coaches and got their advice on the top things to keep in mind when performing these movements, in order to work as efficiently as possible throughout each WOD.DOUBLE UNDERSKeep your jump
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