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Jeff has written 37 articles so far, you can find them below.

The Start of Another Weekend Frenzy – State #7 Mount Mitchell, North Carolina

The start of Another Weekend Frenzy State #7 Mount Mitchell, North Carolina Elevation – 6684 Summit Date: 2/8/13 This week had been one of the longest work weeks of my life. I had started up a CrossFit location at my YMCA, in addition to taking on another part time job. This meant 5:30am to 7:00pm hours while getting the […]

Climbing to New Heights State #6 Mount Humphreys, Arizona

Climbing to New Heights State #6 Mount Humphreys, Arizona Elevation – 12,600ft Summit Date: 12/8/12 In addition to working full time I have a part time job working for a company called MovNat teaching outdoor fitness seminars. On Friday evening I would fly out at 5pm  to go teach a seminar after working eight hours […]

Product Review Reebok CrossFit Nano 4.0

      The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of Reebok.   Product Review Reebok CrossFit Nano 4.0   Reebok crashed onto the scene with the original CrossFit Nano and started a new trend for crossfitters. Now we finally had a shoe designed for us and the unique demands of our sport. […]

Interview with Jeff Kuhland about Pull-up Training

Break Your Pull-up Training Plateau and Work Your Way up to Doing Sets of 20-30+ Pull-ups Using These Tips From Jeff “50+ Pull-ups” Kuhland Jeff Kuhland – NSCA-CSCS, MovNat Trainer, Pull-up Training Expert I got a chance to train with Jeff Kuhland at a 5-day MovNat retreat back in 2009, and have kept in touch with him […]

Proper Pull-Up Form: How to do Pull-Ups Using the Correct Technique

Proper Pull-Up Form: How to do Pull-Ups Using the Correct Technique Posted On 17 Feb, 2013 – By – With 0 Comments Using proper pull-up form and the correct technique when learning how to do pull-ups is extremely important if you are to reap the full benefits of doing pull-ups as well as keep yourself injury free. Most […]

Top 5 Articles and Record Setting Growth

This past month was a massive change for Athletic Human. In October there were 2,256 unique visitors and in November there were 194,079 unique visitors. This was also reflected in the shares, tweets, and tons of other  support. I am very thankful for the support and everyone who has shared this site with others. Much […]

Coach, I Can’t Do Pull Ups: 7 Tips to Get You There

As originally appeared on Breaking Muscle: Pull ups are a basic movement in CrossFit, yet in and of themselves they are an intermediate gymnastic movement. Starting out pulling your bodyweight can seem like an insurmountable task. Don’t fall prey to the mistakes of progressing too fast, kipping before you’re ready, or skipping over the fundamentals. There are […]

Self-Reliance, Physical Fitness and Personal Responsibility

I talk about becoming who you are born to be on Athletic Human. The idea that you should develop into a fit athletic person and have strength, endurance, and agility. My goal is not to make everyone an elite athlete, rather to let everyone become happy, healthy, and free. To achieve these goals we must […]

Ankle Mobility Exercises

Ankle Mobility can be the number one issue affecting your squat, deadlift, running, and overall performance. The combination of shoes, too much time spent sitting, and lack of movement restricts ankles. Rather than having a flexible, powerful base of support that can turn on a dime or balance, you’ve replaced this with modern day peg […]

Is the Rebound Box Jump Suitable For Everyone?

This article originally appeared on BreakingMuscle.com written by Jeff Kuhland The rebound box jump is popular among CrossFit competitors due to its speed and efficiency. Box jumps are a fascinating movement that can be an incredible display of athletic ability, but the rebound jump is a movement that should not be taken lightly. The danger of […]

The Safest and Smartest Progression for Building Your Overhead Lifts

Jeff Kuhland The press, push press, push jerk, snatch, and overhead squat all require a specific level of shoulder mobility before you should perform them under any significant load. If these movements are performed with an improper range of motion, then they can cause significant damage to your shoulder while simultaneously setting your back and […]

Gymcentric is not Natural

Gymcentric is not Natural I first met Ed at the MovNat expansion course in West Virginia. I was helping Erwan Le Corre set up, coach, and run these natural movement seminars. We spent 5 days running around Summersville Lake barefoot, with no shirts, playing in the outdoors, and learning to move again. I distinctly remember Ed, he […]

Hand Care – Preventing the Dreaded Callus Tear

This article was written for CrossFitters, but it applies to anyone using their hands during workouts. If you MovNat, lift, do gymnastics, or anything else involving lots of grip work you need to learn to take care of your hands. JANUARY 21, 2013 BY MITCH MEDEIROS Three things are inevitable in the life of a CrossFitter: Death […]

Simple Steps to Stop Procrastinating About Your Fitness and Nutrition

recently read a Huffington Post article entitled I Really Hate It When I Procrastinate, written by John Murphy. I recommend you read it, too. Procrastination can creep into our lives, slowing or even stopping progress. You may procrastinate for a variety of reasons but the same ill effects come of it. A successful person must first master him- […]

Product Review: Perchmount Fit

Perchmount Fit: Product Review Everyone that participates in fitness, movement, or any type of training needs proper form. It’s well known among all of the different communities if you have good form you’ll be able to train harder and put up better results. With bad form you not only feel worse, but run the risk […]

A Push to the End – State #5 Mount Rogers, Virginia

A Push to the End State #5 Mount Rogers, Virginia Elevation – 5,729ft Summit Date: 11/25/12 After driving for several hours Virginia came up fast and soon I was reading directions for the back roads up to the Appalachian Trail.  Cell phones have become indispensable. It became my gps, hotel booking service, restaurant finder, and radio […]