Beat Your Goat!

By Erik Castiglione Open WOD 17.3 has just closed, which means we are 60% done with the Open. Given the variety of movements that we’ve seen, chances are you’ve had some good WODs, and maybe a couple bad ones. If this was the case for you, take a minute and think...

Hand Care

by Erik Castiglione Well, 17.2 has come and gone, and it’s likely taken some skin from your hands in the process. If the Open were predictable, I would have published this last week, but such is life. Before we get in to how to take care of your hands after they’ve...

All About Kipping

by Erik Castiglione NOTE: This article is longer than 500 words, so for those interested to learn all about kipping, please read beyond the key points. For those who aren’t, here is what you need to know: Kipping is a controlled opening and closing of the shoulders...

Movement Quality: Why We Care

by Erik Castiglione Greetings Relentless Family! In last week’s post, we distinguished between movement quality and movement standards in competition. While it was a fun exercise to show the difference, many of you may be wondering, who really cares? If a workout is...