At-Home Workouts: Go Slower, Move Better

Pat Barber Coaching, Covid-19


As we all move to providing at-home workouts for the foreseeable future, I want to point out the #1 problem with home gym training: Repetition of movement patterns.

We all know that a lack of variance ultimately leads to overuse.

I lay out some quick and easy solutions in this video.

To sum it up (for you skimmers): Move better, go slower, hit those end ranges.

Resources mentioned in the video

Kelly Starrett’s The Ready State

Active Life’s Bulletproof Programs

Additional Resources

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About the Author

Pat Barber

You might know me from the CrossFit Games, where I’ve competed since 2008, but I have also been the Head of Coaches Development for one of the largest CrossFits in the world. I have the honor of being one of the few L4 coaches, and I still love teaching L1s and L2s for CFHQ (I’ve put about 15,000 coaches through their L1’s). I'm husband to the most wonderful woman in the world, and a father who loves surfing, Magic: The Gathering, knife making and good coffee.

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