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Masters League 2018 Invitational Masters Perth WA

Posted by on Jun 30, 2018 in CrossFit | 0 comments

Masters League 2018 Invitational Masters Perth WA

30 June 2018 Fibre was represented by 4 of our Masters Athletes at the Raw Edge Invitationals. Kerry Collins, Tash Sherriffs, Daniel Nin and Henry Dos Santos. A great day with the Masters athletes of Perth. The workouts were pretty spicy and lung-y but overall quite fun. WOD 1 12min 2km/1.5km ROW AMRAP 9 Deadlift 12 Wall Balls WOD 2 7min EMOM 7 Burpee Over Bar 20 Double Unders/30 Single Unders Max Rep Thruster 450/35 Minimum 4 Burpee O Bar to stay in EMOM or Tap Out of WOD WOD 3 8min Timcap 9-6-3 Power Clean 75/35 Shoulder to...

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Adele “Deli” Heal 

Posted by on May 31, 2018 in CrossFit Fibre | 0 comments

Adele “Deli” Heal 

  Adele, also known as Deli, is one of the most engaging members at Fibre and also One to watch. When she is at the box, she makes time for everyone, from catching up with everyone to yelling out encouragement during a workout. This often causes her to be in trouble when the class gets held up. When she is not at the box, she takes time to comment on everyone’s achievements and posts on the members page. Besides being such a warm teamplayer, last year, Deli also stepped it up in class in preparation for the 2018 CrossFit...

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Ring Muscle Up Drills Part 1

Posted by on Feb 15, 2018 in Coach's Rant, Training Philosophy, Training Tips | 0 comments

Ring Muscle Up Drills Part 1

Ring Muscle Ups are beautiful and the most attractive skill to have in CrossFit. Elite athletes and experienced crossfitters make this movement look seamless, but there are a few skills that are needed to achieve this movement. In this post, we break down the movements and drills for the Ring Muscle Up. The Ring Muscle up is a combination of strength and skill. You can make up for the lack of strength by skill to attain a full rep ring muscle up. Although it is highly recommended to improve you Pull Up/Chin Up, Ring Dips and Support strength for you to...

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Mobility Drills to Prepare for a Snatch & Overhead Lift

Posted by on Feb 14, 2018 in Training Philosophy, Training Tips | 0 comments

Mobility Drills to Prepare for a Snatch & Overhead Lift

If you see a Snatch in a workout, you know you will need a whole bunch of exercises and mobility to prepare your body for the complex movement. Most of the time we notice that it is the shoulder that lacks the most mobility and this will affect the lift in general. Tightness in the pectorals, deltoids, thoracic tightness or kyphosis will affect the receiving position of the bar, failing or missing and lift and worst, an increased chance of injury. But there are many preventative drills for you to do, to prepare yourself for this lift. Below are...

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FibreBuzz Dec17

Posted by on Dec 23, 2017 in CrossFit | 0 comments

FibreBuzz Dec17

 CROSSFIT FIBRE – A COMMUNITY A community does not and cannot stand on one person but all its people. When you join a CrossFit box, you are also joining in a community of people with similar goals, mindsets and needs as you. They all want to get fit, lose weight, put on muscles, find a place where they can de-stress, meet new people and socialise. We are about working out together as we believe this creates a bond among individuals sharing the same hardships and rewards of completing a workout. We are about celebrating each other – we celebrate each...

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Top 10 CrossFit Movements to Master for the Open 2018

Posted by on Dec 19, 2017 in CrossFit, CrossFit Fibre, CrossFit Games, Training Philosophy, Training Tips | 0 comments

Top 10 CrossFit Movements to Master for the Open 2018

Over the last years we have seen a similar trend of movements that will come out repeatedly in the Open. These are the movements used in the past Opens to date. And since the Open is usually a test of capacity, it is important to note that these movements need to be practiced at high reps. The list of the movements are below. Here is the list of the Top 10 CrossFit movements to Master and the number of times it has been seen in the previous Opens. The Top movements are in no particular order. 1. Toes To...

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7 Chin Up Drills

Posted by on Oct 7, 2017 in CrossFit, CrossFit Fibre, Training Philosophy | 0 comments

7 Chin Up Drills

Here is a video of some Chin Up Drills for you to perform on Open Gym Days if you still have not gotten your elusive single Body Weight Chin Up yet. It is the accessory work that will get you to your elusive Chin Up. Spend an extra 5-10 minutes every session that you come into the box to perform 1 of these accessory drills. You can do these at the start or at the end of class. You need to spend more time on the bar to be good at bar movements. All reps must be unbroken. Do...

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FibreBuzz Aug17

Posted by on Aug 22, 2017 in CrossFit | 0 comments

FibreBuzz Aug17

Member of the Month – Glen Caton It is with absolute pleasure that we bring to you our Member of the Month, Glen Caton. Glen is a very supportive member at the box, he comes in and is always being heard cheering everyone on mid-WOD. He also loves a good laugh and giggle with everyone. This year, Glen has also stepped out of his comfort zone by participating in his first CrossFit Open and local CrossFit comp 3v3 with teammates Clint and Daniel.   For all those reasons, Glen we think you are an outstanding member and we want to...

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Core Exercises to Strengthen your Core Part 1

Posted by on Jul 4, 2017 in CrossFit Fibre, Training Tips | 0 comments

Core Exercises to Strengthen your Core Part 1

Here are some various exercises to improve your core strength. Not just a fun buzzword, this is a good place to start if you are just a beginner crossfitter just starting out in this fun and adventurous world of crossFit. Or you may be in the Intermediate category and your gains have stopped, you are no longer getting PB’s every week. The core is important to stabilise your trunk. Without a solid core, you will not be able to maintain a stable trunk when you are lifting large weights like in your Snatch or Cleans. And if you are...

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April-May Buzz 2017

Posted by on Jun 8, 2017 in Admin, CrossFit Fibre | 0 comments

April-May Buzz 2017

Hello guys, welcome to our April-May Buzz! After the 5 weeks where the Opens took place, we were all ready for the very popular wine tour! A jolly good time was had and we cannot wait for next year’s! In May, we continued on with Performance Training to prepare everyone for the Three Vs Three Showdown. A big congratulations to our Member of the Month, Kym Dabrowski! It is with great pleasure that we get to feature her in this edition. Here is a recap of what went down at the box, together with some helpful articles and what...

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