Member Spotlight Emma Kerrigan

CrossFit Belfast has always been on my radar but it wasn’t until I stepped inside the box did I begin to understand why Crossfit has gripped so many athletes, which now, includes myself. I first started Crossfit Belfast back in June 2016 after some “gentle” persuasion from friends to join them in a foundation course, […]

Why Percentages?

Why Percentages? As many of you will notice on strength days we now have multiple categories of programming. This will typically be displayed as follows: L1/L2 – Squat 5-5-5-5 L3 – Squat 3x5@75% of 1rm So what is the difference and which one should you be doing? The first method (5-5-5-5) means that we will do […]

What is a GPP training programme and who is it for?

What is a GPP training programme and who is it for? GPP stands for general physical preparedness.  Meaning that you have a general broad and inclusive fitness that should be balanced across all 10 components of fitness.  1. Cardiovascular / respiratory endurance – The ability of body systems to gather, process, and deliver oxygen. 2. […]

‘Triage’ your training!

Triage your training... What does it mean? 'Triage is the process of determining the priority of patients' treatments based on the severity of their condition. This rations patient treatment efficiently when resources are insufficient for all to be treated immediately'. In short triage is a principle of care developed to prioritise how to best use […]