Episode #3: Bodybuilding and Bicep Curls: Unlocking Fitness For CrossFit, Weightlifting, and Injury Prevention

Bodybuilding often gets a bad rap these days among more formal lifters, CrossFitters, and "functional coaches". If only you understood what it means to train for hypertrophy and how using a more isolated approach to lifting can help you develop a stronger, healthier, and more balanced body that will increase you athletic capacities in ALL SPORTS. 

  • Hypertrophy 101: Understanding what happens at the muscular level during high volume training will allow you to use hypertrophy and isolation training to elevate your fitness.
  • Bodybuilding To Address Injuries: One of the best ways to improve your general strength, muscular development, and correct imbalances is to take an isolated approach to address your weak points.
  • Bodybuilding + CrossFit = Gains: Striking a balance between maxing out and bodyweight AMRAPS will ensure overall muscular development and longitudinal progress.
  • Building Bodybuilding Basics Into Every Program: Call it what you will., but bodybuilding type training should be an integrated training component in any program. Develop muscles, correct imbalances, and being jacked will promote undoubtable progress.

 

WATCH THE FULL EPISODE BELOW

 

STARRING:

Mike Dewar "The Big White Kahuna"

Andre Crews "Crews Control"

Mike Barbot "Breezy"

Julio Gutierrez "The Barbell Whisperer"

Chris Espinal "The Supple Coach"

 

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SPECIAL Bicep Curl Challenge:


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