About Louden Swain

Louden Swain is our Editor-in-Chief and one of the foremost experts on CrossFit. He oversees all content on the Wodstar Website including the production our our movement video index. He offers insightful stories and commentary regarding current trends in CrossFit and sprinkles in his own opinion to spice up the discussion. If you have questions or comments about his articles, please feel free to challenge him—he’d enjoy the lively conversation.

Examples of Tier System Programming

By |2017-10-12T20:19:31+00:00October 12th, 2017|Articles|

A CrossFit training program can be “written for the best, and scaled for the rest.” This way everyone still has a chance to elevate their fitness!

The 4 Biggest Coaching Pitfalls (Not Just In CrossFit)

By |2017-10-05T20:25:50+00:00October 5th, 2017|Articles|

Coaching is much more than just opening the doors of the gym, scribbling the workout on the whiteboard, starting the clock, and saying "3,2,1, go!"

The Benefits of Grip Strength & The 3 Best Ways to Develop It

By |2017-09-28T20:22:34+00:00September 28th, 2017|Articles|

A big determining factor in your strength and your WOD times is directly related to your grip strength.

Recoup Fitness 2-in-1 Cold Massage Roller Review

By |2017-09-22T20:42:01+00:00September 22nd, 2017|Articles|

Recovery is a very important element of working out and this roller does the trick!

The Dreaded Rope Climb

By |2017-09-14T20:21:31+00:00September 14th, 2017|Articles|

A rope climb is an essential skill if you're planning on doing an obstacle course race.

Creating A Harsh Training Environment

By |2017-09-07T04:58:22+00:00September 7th, 2017|Articles|

Your training environment often creates the type of athlete you become not just physically, but also mentally and emotionally.

A Comprehensive Guide To Warming Up For Heavy Squats

By |2017-08-17T20:48:16+00:00August 17th, 2017|Articles|

Getting ready to squat heavy? Use Wodstar's guide to warm-up properly!

4 Weeks to Elite Strength Gains

By |2017-08-11T04:24:46+00:00August 3rd, 2017|Articles|

Take 4 weeks to blast through your plateaus on lifts & build explosive strength fast.

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