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2016 Masters Qualifier Workouts Released

Following the conclusion of the Open, the top-200 Masters athletes worldwide in each age division (40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60+) have been invited to compete in the Masters Online Qualifier—four

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Julie Foucher Accepts Invite to Regionals

Julie Foucher, a four-time Games competitor who tragically missed out on competing at the 2015 Games due to a torn Achilles suffered at Regionals, has announced that she will compete at the Central Re

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CrossFit Games to Move Out of the Stub Hub Center Next Year?

Last week a letter written by  CrossFit Games General Manager Justin Bergh was posted to the Games website. Within it he congratulates the community on “an exceptional Open”, as well as detailing

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Eating 101: How to Pack on Size

For many athletes, adding some serious mass to their bodies can equate to moving weight a lot easier in the gym—and you’ll look stronger too which doesn’t hurt. Of course, resistance tra

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Shin Splints 101: Causes + Treatment Options

Medial tibial stress syndrome, more commonly known as shin splints, refers to lower leg pain below the knee on the front outside part of the shin (anterior shin splints), or the inside of the leg (med

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Charis Chan, 2x Regional Competitor, Suspended From 2016 CrossFit Games Season

On April 1st, CrossFit HQ released this statement regarding the suspension of Charis Chan, a two-time Regional competitor: “CrossFit, Inc. has been informed and believes that Charis Chan failed a dr

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The 2016 Open is Over—Now What?

The fun and madness of the 2016 Open is over. But rather than undergoing a post-Open hangover that lulls us into mediocre training, why not drain every last ounce of the advantages you can get from th

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Bruises Mistaken For Hickies: CrossFit Athlete Files Wrongful Termination Lawsuit

A female athlete from CrossFit Double Take has claimed to be the victim of wrongful termination after she was fired from her position as a paralegal in New York City. Addison Fox says her firm (April

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2013 Games Competitor Natalie Newhart Fails Drug Test

CrossFit HQ announced that Natalie Newhart, a competitor at the 2013 CrossFit Games has tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug. From the CrossFit announcement: “Newhart submitted to an out

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Noah Ohlsen, Jamie Greene Win the 2016 CrossFit Open

The 2016 CrossFit Open came to an end, as athletes all over the world submitted their scores for 16.5 before the cut-off deadline at 5 p.m. PT. Speaking of 16.5, Castro surprised us yet again by annou

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Josh Bridges 16.4 Score Adjusted After Deadlift Controversy

Mere moments after Josh Bridges’ video submission for his workout-winning 16.4 performance was posted online, online critics started voicing their concerns over the legitimacy of his reps—particul

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Josh Bridges Sets Time to Beat for 16.5

Shortly after Matt Fraser’s win over 2015’s CrossFit Games Champ Ben Smith and 4x Games Champ Rich Froning during 16.5’s live announcement, Josh Bridges took on the workout at CrossF

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16.4 Recap + Videos: Josh Bridges, Julie Abildgaard win 16.4

On the Men’s Side The fourth workout of the 2016 CrossFit Games Open is in the books, and for the second time in the competition Games veteran Josh Bridges has posted the top score. Bridges, 32,

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Reebok’s CrossFit Speed TR Review

Earlier this year, Reebok released the newest addition to their CrossFit line of shoes: the Reebok CrossFit Speed TR. What separates this shoe from their Nano line is that this shoe is specifically de

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CrossFit Open 16.4 Recap + Tips

Dave Castro (Director of the CrossFit Games) announced the details of the fourth workout of the 2016 Open on Thursday night, and to the surprise of many (including us), it isn’t a repeat. Speaking f

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Dave Castro Hints to New Masters Divisions at the CrossFit Games

Speaking during the cool-down show after the live announcement of 16.3 in the CrossFit Open, CrossFit Games Director Dave Castro was asked if there might be any additions to the Masters categories in

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