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  • My level of strength and endurance has greatly improved during my first year at Phase Five. My bench has gone from 225 to 285, my squat from 245 to...

    - Michael Bitting

  • I started training at Phase 5 over a year ago. After getting married in September 2010, I started feeling a strong desire to skip over that whole “newlywed 15″ thing....

    - Amanda Ard

  • Crossfit Revolution is human reengineering; a totally body makeover. It increases overall strength and stamina, significantly enhances mental capacities, energizes and invigorates, reduces fat composition, increases muscle definition, and...

    - Mike Shenefield

  •   The Olympic Lifting Workshop that was held at Phase Five Fitness was extremely beneficial to my training.   With 4 top-notch Olympic lifting coaches critiquing me, answering questions and giving...

    - Ashley Hicks

  • Ed Haywood At age 45, I am in the best shape of my life. Eric’s coaching has significantly improved my ability to reach my athletic potential. I was a...

    - Ed Haywood

  • I’m convinced that coming to you is what allowed both me and my knee to complete the objective. (Boston Marathon Qualifying Time) Thanks for your help. I appreciate your...

    - Herm Nieuwendaal

  • Brian Dieterich The knowledgeable coaches are able to express cues that are easy to understand and follow and will benefit anyone looking to improve on the Olympic lifts.I have...

    - Brian Dieterich

  • Eric has established the mindset of integrity, accountability, and collegiality. His clients embrace this. Those are the principles of people I want to be around.in. The box Eric had...

    - Bradley L. Bufkin, MD

  • The weeks Jack spent with you is paying a lot of dividends. He is the strongest freshman on the team (FSU Swimming)and is confident that before the year is...

    - John Deedrick

  • I recently started training at Crossfit Revolution (about two months ago) and I can honestly say that it has made a huge difference in my ballet training.  As a...

    - Scarlett Murray

  • I had joined two different gyms in two years searching for something to help me get back into shape. But they never seemed to work for me. I had...

    - Justin Pullaro

  • RJ Martin For me, finding Crossfit was a fluke.  I’d been working-out in the gym with my muscle-bound buddy for several years, but I wasn’t seeing any positive changes...

    - RJ Martin

  • I have always been an active person through out high school & college, but then life happened.  Got involved in my career, got married & life got hectic.  I...

    - Joi Reyes

  • Just wanna say thanks! I had to run 3.5 miles today! I did it with no problems at all! As you know I have had several surgeries on my...

    - Rob Smith

  • Where to start? I had heard about Crossfit from a several Marine friends of mine who swore it was the best workout program they have ever seen. So, I...

    - Cory Cantrall

  • On February 17, 2009, I walked into the Crossfit Revolution and introduced myself to Eric Auciello.   I was fit…or so I thought at the time.  Here’s my story…. Just...

    - Trey Newton

  • I just chased and caught my first violator after he illegally crossed our border . I had to chase him a good 800m at the fastest pace possible. It...

    - Joe Flanagan

  • I’m verry happy with the progress I’ve made at CF Rev in the last months: I’ve been coming to the gym for little over 7 months now, and I...

    - Alejandro Pose

  • As a college athlete and a pretty steady “gym rat” all throughout high school, I’ve always thought I had a pretty good idea of how far I could push...

    - Ana Cate

  • Just completed my first 5 mile trail run without including any running in my training, only crossfit. My previous best was barely finishing a 5k road race last month....

    - Tracy Myers Milleman

  • Eric has fostered a very family oriented and healthy fitness atmosphere within the gym membership that transcends new arrivals like myself. All the instructors and members I met and...

    - Scott M. Young CPT USA

  • After being hired on with a law enforcement agency, I realized that I needed to get in shape for the pre-Academy boot camp. I went from the worst shape...

    - Jason Lowe

  • Cindy Brown I am stronger/faster and in better shape due to your team at Phase Five. They are all great at helping you improve, showing you the correct way to do...

    - Cindy Brown

  • Trey Newton first introduced me to Phase Five.  And I have to be honest I had never heard of this exercise program.  I began to look at the program...

    - Scott Allred

  • As a former collegiate softball player, I yearn for competition.  I had searched desperately to fill the void and finally found what I needed, CrossFit. CrossFit Revolution is my softball. ...

    - Ashley Hicks

3 Worst Types of Conditioning

By John Rusin

Conditioning: The Cardio of the Strong?

The average strength athlete loathes the very thought of traditional cardiovascular training. So it’s no surprise that old school methods of conditioning have become a staple in many strength-training programs. While the general idea of choosing conditioning over cardio remains solid, the basic execution of these movements is lacking.

Conditioning has likewise begun to make its way into the general training population, but some of the most mainstream forms of conditioning have become pitiful excuses for physical performance.

This has resulted in non-contractile tissues like tendons, ligaments, and the rarely-forgiving joints of the body being subjected to some very stressful and unnecessary bouts of training.

Destructive Conditioning

If your primary objective of implementing conditioning to your strength program is to elevate…