Blog 2017-09-14T01:27:44+00:00

PETWORTH FITNESS BLOG

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Getting Over the Competition Jitters

By Coach Nicole Di Fabio The 2018 CrossFit Open is behind us; maybe you took part and realized you felt exhilarated by competing against yourself (and others), or maybe you sat it out in fear [...]

What Weight is the “Right” Weight?

By Coach Kristin One of the most common questions we get as coaches is: what weight should I use today? There can be a host of different factors when making weight choices, but here are [...]

Scaling, Class Options, and Rest Days

We’ve all been there: show up to the gym on Wednesday morning, lower back and hamstrings smoked from all those kettlebell swings you did on Monday, and now you see heavy deadlifts and high volume [...]

Save your back by Hinging not Bending!

The Lost Art of Bending Over (and saving your back) No matter which class you attend at Petworth Fitness, you'll often hear us talking about 'hinge movements'. This might be a deadlift, a kettle bell [...]

2018 CrossFit Open

2018 CrossFit Open At Petworth Fitness! Every Friday beginning February 23rd thru March 23rd Petworth Fitness will be hosting the Crossfit Open Workouts. ANYONE can take part and we encourage you to participate. Just like [...]

Training for longevity & Avoiding Injury

Practice, Training, or Competing? By Coach Colby Bone You show up to the gym lift heavy, ideally as heavy as possible for 1, 3, or 5 reps. Then you rest for a few minutes before [...]

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