Written by Nash Woods

       The lifestyle choices that we make condition us to a particular pattern of movement that often are cause to imbalances or restrictions to our full potential function. Despite the fact that CrossFit has brought broad and varied fitness to all, traditional CrossFit programming has lead to signature deficiencies in many athletes that must be addressed. The vast majority of CrossFit movements could, hypothetically speaking, be performed in a telephone booth – they involve moving load and body up and down. This overuse of what is known as the sagittal plain leaves out training in other planes – forward, backward, side-to-side and rotation. One of the imbalances caused by this phenomena is the overuse and overdevelopment of the upper portion of the trapezius muscle. Look at any seasoned CrossFit-er and the signature large