BoxLife Magazine

Full Proof Strategies for Conquering Love at the Box (sort of)

There are plenty of CrossFit power couples in our community. Lauren Fisher and Rasmus Andersen, Camille Leblanc-Bazinet and Dave Lipson are just two that come to mind. I’m sure that there have been

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Sam Briggs Sets New 500m Rowing World Record

This past Sunday CrossFit athlete Sam Briggs broke the 500m indoor rowing world record for the women’s lightweight class at the English Indoor Rowing Championships (EIRC). Briggs, 33 and 60.2kg (133

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New First Responder Categories Added to the CrossFit Open Leaderboard

Last year, in advance of the 2015 Open, CrossFit HQ announced the inclusion of new Scaled and Teen divisions for the competition. These new divisions, alongside the existing Master and Individual grou

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Sigmundsdottir, Fraser, Team FitAid 2 Crowned Champions at 2016 Kill Cliff East Coast Championships

The Kill Cliff East Coast Championships (ECC), one of the biggest functional fitness competitions outside of the CrossFit Games, took place this past weekend at the Seaport World Trade Center in Bosto

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Rich Froning: The Trash Talking Champ

This past weekend, Team Athletigen (Mitch Barnard, Brent Fikowski & Albert Larouche) showcased their fitness at The Wodapalooza Fitness Festival by winning the Men’s Elite Team division. T

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How Poor Posture Affects Your Health and Athletic Performance

Your everyday, non-training posture has a far greater impact on our athletic performance and mental and physical health than you probably realize. Sure, you know it’s bad to slouch and that we shoul

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Product Spotlight: Nervacore by CEL Nutrition

Your brain is the headquarters of your body and your life. For such a small organ, it burns a lot of energy. As a result, our energy, focus and brain function can often lag at certain points of the da

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Training to Failure: The Good & the Bad

Lifting to failure is a curious subject that can divide opinion between athletes and coaches alike. Should athletes continue to lift a weight until they physically can’t stand it up, press it or pul

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What to Do If You’re Not Enjoying Your Gym’s Programming

Discuss the programming with your coach/program designer Rather than making an assumption that there’s no reasoning behind gym programming, take the time to sit down with your coach (or whomever d

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5 Legitimate Reasons to Skip Today’s Workout

You’re (really) tired Regardless of whether it’s mental or physical, feeling excessively fatigued is a sure sign that skipping the workout and catching up on some rest is in your best interest. If

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Noah Ohlsen and Annie Thorisdottir Win Dubai Fitness Championship, Pocket Big Prize Money

In conjunction with the continued international growth of CrossFit, the Dubai Fitness Championship recently wrapped up, and thanks to the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Majid Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid

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Preventing One of the Most Common Training Injuries: Muscle Strains

A muscle strain—also called a pulled muscle—occurs when a muscle is stretched beyond its normal capacity, causing the muscle fibers to tear from the tendon. It is one of the most common injuries i

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CrossFit: Can Science Explain Its Success

CrossFit—both as a sport and a fitness methodology—is relentless in its growth. There’s no sign of it slowing down, but of course, most of you already know that. There are over 11,000 affiliated

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Strengthening the Quads—How & Why it Matters

We don’t skip leg day in CrossFit—we embrace it. After all, our legs carry us from point A to point B, they help us squat, run, jump and move. The strength and health of our quadriceps have a larg

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Does Cardio Kill Strength?

Athletes looking to develop muscle mass and increase their strength are typically wary of cardio training—fearing that prolonged bouts of running, rowing, or other work that emphasizes stamina and e

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Who Will Win: Predicting the 2015 CrossFit Invitational

On Friday night, CrossFit Games Director Dave Castro announced all five events for the 2015 CrossFit Invitational, which will be held Sunday, Dec. 6, from 4 – 6 p.m. CET (7 – 9 a.m. PT) at

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