How to Improve your Hip Mobility

The muscles around our hips are the basis for most of our body’s mobility. Coaches and trainers cite limitations in the hip joint as the most common dysfunction they see in clients on a daily basis. Poor hip mobility leads to faulty movement patterns, as the body seeks to compensate for it’s weaknesses. These faulty […]

Why we want you to do the OPEN!

It’s that time of year again. The CrossFit open is right around the corner.  For those of you new to CrossFit this is how the open works.  Anyone….yes anyone….can sign up online once registration starts.  Jason will post with more directions on that process once it opens.  Crossfit HQ will then release a workout a […]

Proper Front Rack Position and Mobility

Front rack position affects an athlete’s ability to effectively front squat, clean, and perform shoulder to overhead movements with the barbell. Many of our athletes come straight from desk jobs to the gym and sitting eight hours in poor posture creates tension and alignment issues in the body. By taking time to perform some mobility […]

January Athlete of the Month – Loreyn McKenzie

1. Where are you from originally? The Land – Cleveland, Ohio 2. What is your favorite WOD/movement? Squat clean 3. What is your least favorite WOD/movement? I have 2, pull-ups and snatching 4. What were you doing before CrossFit? How did you hear about CrossFit and/CrossFit Northlake? I was working out body building style at […]

Success Story – Kevin Swain

I walked into CrossFit Northake early in November 2015 a 5’9” tall, 237 pound pre-diabetic. I have always exercised and thought I was eating correctly, but continued to suffer the dreaded roller coaster ride of weight gain and loss that comes hand in hand with yo-yo dieting. When I walked in I met Jason Bright […]

December Athlete of the Month – Kitty Lewis

1. Where are you from originally? Hampstead, NC. But recently relocated to Charlotte 7 months ago after living in Atlanta for 28 years. 2. What is your favorite WOD/movement? Kettlebells and slam balls 3. What is your least favorite WOD/movement? Absolutely wall walks 4. What were you doing before Bootcamp? How did you hear about […]

November Athlete of the Month – Kate Bartumus

1: Where are you from originally? Maine 2. What is your favorite CrossFit movement? I love ‘Helen’ because my strength used to be running. 3. What is your least favorite CrossFit Movement? Push-ups,  seriously I’m terrible! 4. What were you doing before CrossFit? How did you hear about CrossFit Northlake? I was a runner and […]

October Athlete of the Month – Mike Tasillo

1: Where are you from originally? Upstate NY 2. What is your favorite WOD/movement? Cleans, front squats, pullups, toes to bar. 3. What is your least favorite WOD/Movement? Overhead squats and snatches. Double unders were on that list but I’ve been working hard lately to improve. 4. What were you doing before CrossFit? How did […]

June Athlete of the Month – Morgan Holbrook

1. Where are you from originally? Atlanta GA 2. What is your favorite WOD/movement? Ummm…. Cleans 3. What is your least favorite WOD/ Movement? Overhead squats or snatches 4. What were you doing before CrossFit? How did you hear about CrossFit and/ CrossFit Northlake? Just finished playing school and club soccer. A friend asked me […]

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