I’m Leaning To One Side During Deadlifts, What Do I Do?

Do you have a side to side imbalance? Notice that one side of your core is working more than the other during deadlifts? Leaning to one side during this movement? Have trouble doing single leg deadlifts and balancing on one leg? Check out the video below for a...

A 5 Mile Run or a 5k Row as NOT an Active Recovery Day

I’m going to say it again because it is that important to get in your head: “A 5 mile run or a 5k row is NOT an active recovery day.” When someone tells you this was their “active recovery day” it no longer becomes an active recovery day — it an actual workout....

Increasing Core Stiffness For A Happy Spine

Proximal stability is critical for distal athleticism. Core stability gives us the ability to bare load & perform movements of high motor control. Let’s take the back squat. If we lack core stability and stiffness, our body will be unable to bare the load &...

Four Ways to Add Spice to Your Workout

We get it. It’s CrossFit. It’s always spicy. It’s always brutal. We understand that your coach programmed the workouts so their already perfect. They’re intelligent, elegant in ways we can’t comprehend and have the perfect amount of sexy...

A Warm Up For Before Heavy Deadlifting

Before my injury, I rarely warmed up. I didn’t take the necessary time to prep my body for heavy lifting. After my injury and going through my recovery process with Active Life, I understand the importance of a proper warm-up. I now treat my warm-ups just as, if not...