BoxLife Magazine

The Reebok Nano 5.0 Released Today

Today the Reebok Nano 5.0 is officially released. One thing we can say is that you will absolutely feel the difference from it predecessors. Tests great in all CrossFit movements & you won’t

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Can Body Language Impact Your Athletic Performance?

Many of us may believe that physical ability, skill and preparation are greater determinants of performance than body language could ever be. And while that may be true, it doesn’t mean that our bod

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The Benefits of Isometric Training + a Few Drills to Get You Started

Isometric training—also known as static strength training—is an underrated and underused strength training method that can help you overcome a plateau in many of your lifts and increase your overa

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Benefits of the EMOM (Every Minute on the Minute) Workout

What is it? EMOM (which stands for every minute on the minute) is a type of interval workout where you perform a specific task at the start of every minute for a set amount of time. What are the benef

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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 position on the ground instead of bouncing str

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5 Interesting Facts from the Central, Meridian and West Regionals You May Have Missed

In 2015 the CrossFit Regionals were re-organized into a new format, as 17 regions were combined to create 8 Regionals split over three weekends. That competition culminated this weekend with the Centr

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Video: A Determined Julie Foucher Competes in a Walking Boot After Achilles Tendon Injury

After suffering an Achilles tendon injury on a box jump during Event 3 at the 2015 CrossFit Regionals, 4x CrossFit Games athlete Julie Foucher returned to the competition floor in a walking boot dete

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Video: Mat Fraser & Nike Present: Inner Strength

Check out Nike’s just-released video featuring Mat Fraser: Inner Strength

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The Effects of Smoking on CrossFit

There was a time when smoking used to be thought of as a ‘cool’ thing. Doctors would even recommend it as a means of calming anxiety and stress. Thankfully, modern medicine caught up with the time

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2015 CrossFit Regional Team Events Announced

In advance of the first weekend of Regional competition kicking off on May 15th (Atlantic Regional, South Regional), CrossFit HQ has released all seven team events for the weekend: EVENT 1 For time,

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Jason Khalipa Does Event 1 of the 2015 CrossFit Regionals: Randy

Although he’s chosen to go the team route with Team Norcal this year, here’s 7x CrossFit Games athletes and 2014’s 3rd place CrossFit Games finisher Jason Khalipa testing individual

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CrossFit Regionals 2015: Day 3 Individual Events Announced

CrossFit HQ has revealed the last two Regional workouts for individual competitors, both of which will take place on the third and final day of competition (Sunday). Event 6 5 rounds for time of: 25-c

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From Gym-Goer to Competitor: Making the Transition

Every individual that participates in CrossFit—whether as a member of an affiliate or someone who works out in their home gym and follows the programming on CrossFit.com—can be classified as an

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The 2025 CrossFit Games: What Will the Standards Be?

In 2007, the first ever CrossFit Games were held on a dusty ranch in Aromas, CA. Competitors wore basketball shorts and Adidas sneakers. There was no stadium, no ESPN coverage, and not a single muscle

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Tips From the Pros: How to Tackle Your Favorite CrossFit Benchmark Workout

“What’s your Fran time?” To a CrossFitter, this is akin to asking a Powerlifter what their squat is or a sprinter their 100 meter time. Throughout the years, CrossFit has developed numerous benc

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Mental Toughness: A 6-Week Program

Imagine this: you’re a downhill skier sliding across hard pack snow at speeds approaching 90 miles per hour. Even visualizing yourself in that scenario is enough to elevate your heart rate. Now, wha

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