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Commitment Issues

Commitment Issues

We’re big on commitment at Modern Monkey. Before every workout we want to know what are you committing to completing in that workout specifically. It can be a commitment to reps, weights, movement standards, etc. This catches people off-guard in the beginning,...
Movement Order Matters

Movement Order Matters

We spend a lot of time working on getting into good setup positions and finishing positions but many times less attention is given to what moves when in those same movements. To achieve an intended stimulus we need to also focus on the timing of how joints move so we...
The Magic Behind CrossFit

The Magic Behind CrossFit

What does high-intensity mean and what does it look like? This is important to understand because this is really where the magic of CrossFit can be found. Lucky for us, Coach Glassman defined intensity for us as power output. In this video we dive into what that means...
Workout Intention

Workout Intention

Do you ever think about what your intention behind your workout is? Obviously you’re there to sweat, burn calories, and move but there is so much more to learn and gain if you stop and ask yourself that one simple question; What is my intent today? For instance, in...