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The 5 Toughest Movements in CrossFit to Master

Certain movements in CrossFit can make us cringe just hearing them or seeing them written on the whiteboard. Movements that equally test your strength,...

5 Reasons Your Lower Back Hurts (And How To Fix It)

You hardly ever think about your lower back until it’s in pain: Then it’s all you can think about. Chronic sedentary lifestyles coupled with...

The 101: 3 Numbers That Can Dramatically Improve Your Rowing

Strap yourself in, grab the handle, and go. For a lot of athletes, that’s the extent of their relationship with the rower. Despite the...

How Do You Compare to the Fittest Athletes in CrossFit?

How do you compare to the fittest CrossFit athletes? To help answer that, we analyzed the stats of the top 10 male & female...

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He's one of the fiercest, most humble competitors you'll find at the CrossFit Games. In this issue, get to know the 6x CrossFit Games athlete, Cole Sager. Also in this issue: how to incorporate aspects of the bodybuilding world to help you reach your goals, correcting muscle imbalances, an...

BoxLife Competitors Training #585

Week 1 of 4: Tuesday Strength Conditioning 15 Hang Power Snatches @ 50% of Max 50 Double-unders -Rest 1.5 Minutes- 12 Hang Power Snatches @ 55% of Max 50 Double-unders -Rest...

BoxLife Competitors Training #584

Week 1 of 4: Monday Strength Conditioning Every 2 Minutes for 8 Rounds 1 Power Clean + 1 Hang Squat Clean + 1 Front Squat Start at 60%...

BoxLife Fitness Training #581

Friday, September 13, 2019 Prep Using An Empty Bar 2 Rounds 12 Overhead Squats 20 Double-unders 2 Rounds 12 Deadlifts (Bar to mid chin) 20 Double-unders 2 Rounds 6 Clusters 6 Thrusters 20 Double-unders Conditioning Every 3 Minutes...

BoxLife Fitness Training #585

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 Strength Conditioning 12 Hang Power Snatches @ 50% of Max 30 Double-unders -Rest 1.5 Minutes- 9 Hang Power Snatches @ 55% of Max 30 Double-unders -Rest 1.5...

BoxLife Fitness Training #584

Monday, September 16, 2019 Strength Conditioning Every 2 Minutes for 6 Rounds 1 Power Clean + 1 Hang Squat Clean + 1 Front Squat Start at 60% of...

BoxLife Fitness Training #579

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 Conditioning 1 Every 2.5 Minutes for 5 Rounds 20 Russian Kettlebell Swings (70/53) 15 Toes-to-Bar 10 Mid Hang Snatches (115/80) Conditioning 2 4 x 500 Meter Row Rest...

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The Strict Press, Push Press, & Push Jerk – What’s the Difference?

Push it real good—ideally overhead, with a barbell in hand. The strict press, push press and push jerk are natural progression movements that all...

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

These might be 'tips for a new CrossFitter', but we can all use a reminder from time to time. From properly scaling workouts to...

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...

3 Exercises You Should Be Doing More Often

Running, rowing and kettlebell swings. While everyone may have one or two movements they struggle with, chances are that most people will dread seeing...

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