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Predicting CrossFit Open Workout 18.4

We're officially more than half way done with the 2018 CrossFit Open. So far, we've seen a 'first' in three consecutive workouts: A new Open movement...

Predicting 18.2—The Second Workout of the 2018 Open

We weren't completely off last week. After all, we called the rower and the cleans (sort-of).  Either way, 18.1 is in the past. It's...

Predicting 18.1—The First Workout of the 2018 Open

The CrossFit Open is officially upon us! Excited yet? Tonight at 5p.m. PT, live from São Paulo, Brazil, CrossFit Games Director Dave Castro will announce...

The 5 toughest workouts in Open history

Every year the Open is met with equal parts excitement and dread by the CrossFit community. Excitement at the chance to test our fitness...

Editor's Picks

The Fearless Miranda issue is here! Miranda talks about her journey through injuries, competition and now life as a new mom and her new online programming venture Street Parking for athletes who train at home. Also in this issue, how to overcome common training fears, correcting mistakes on the rower, tips...

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Building a Better Squat; American Record Holder Shawn Bellon’s 6 Basic Tips

American record holder Shawn Bellon can squat over 700lbs off the rack for multiple reps. Here he offers a few tips to get your own squat numbers on the rise!

What is Compensatory Acceleration Training and how can it help you get stronger?

Compensatory Acceleration Training (CAT) was popularized in the western world by Dr. Fred Hatfield. Known as “Dr. Squat”, Hatfield utilized CAT during his time...

What exactly is Tabata training? And what are the benefits?

Tabata training is a hugely popular form of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) that is utilized in multiple fitness and sport-specific training methodologies. If you...

The Russian Kettlebell Swing: Correcting 5 Common Errors

The Russian kettlebell swing (a two-arm swing to the chest or eye-level) is the original, or foundational, kettlebell exercise. The American kettlebell swing (a...

12 Tips for a New CrossFitter

1. Scale Know your limits. Let’s take the benchmark workout Diane. Diane consists of 21, 15 and 9 reps of deadlifts and handstand push-ups. The...

5 Bad Workout Habits You Need to Break

1. The burpee/push-up nap A common fault employed by even the most seasoned athlete, the burpee/push-up nap involves taking a prolonged rest in the prone...

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