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BoxLife Magazine

10 Keys to (CrossFit) Happiness

We each have our own ‘relationship’ with CrossFit. Trying to explain this relationship to an outsider can be tricky. After all, it’s far more than just a fitness program—it’s a sport

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Can Elivate Nutrition’s cAMP Supplement Help You Burn Fat & Increase Energy Levels?

This week we’ll be reviewing Elivate Nutrition’s cAMP supplement. This supplement increases cAMP accumulation, helping to stimulate fat loss and promote lean body mass. cAMP is a derivative of ATP

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Pros & Cons of the Whiteboard

The Whiteboard is an iconic feature of CrossFit. Along with pull-up bars, barbells and bumper plates, it’s an accessory that can be found in every affiliate around the world. Usually, the whiteb

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The Texas Method—One of the Best Ways to Bust Through Strength Plateau

The Texas Method (TM) is a strength training program renowned for its ability to provide intermediate to advanced lifters (those with 18-24+ months of continuous training according to legendary streng

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I’m Competing for the First Time —What Division Should I Sign up For?

Signing up for competitions is a fun way to test your fitness and compete in a different environment from that at your box. The first step in signing up for any fitness competition is to determine whi

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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 haven’t come across it yet

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Start Your Day Right: Best & Worst Things to Do in the Morning

Whether you wake up before the sun comes up, or you get going a little later, how you start your morning lays the foundation for the day ahead–along with your athletic and mental performance. He

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Is The Floor At Your Box As Clean As It Can Be?

Is the floor at your box as clean as it can be? We sure hope it is, but truthfully, the answer is likely no. Meet the Bulldog Scrubber–the preferred method of cleaning gym floors for boxes acros

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Crushing Your First Team Competition

In 2013, two weeks after Christmas, a group of former high school and college athletes, a fitness competitor, Army vet and one very nervous writer (me) signed up for a month-long team tournament organ

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How to Motivate Different Athlete Personalities

One of the best parts of CrossFit is how athletes encourage and push one another. When the pain gets deep and you decide to fight on during a workout, you too might benefit from a little external moti

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The Benefits of Training with a Weight Vest

‘Body Armor’  is the original name for the now famous Memorial Day WOD, ‘MURPH’. The workout is named after Navy Lieutenant Michael Murphy, was killed June 28, 2005 after exposing himself to

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What Muscle Soreness Means About Your Workout

The infamous saying, “no pain, no gain” has been thrown around for years, convincing people that to see physical and athletic progress, they need to feel the pain, otherwise, they weren’t workin

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Can sex make you a better CrossFitter?

We, the human race, are innately sexual beings. In such regards, sexual activities (that are safe and applied correctly) can have a crucial effect towards mental and physical health, including enhance

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44 Guinness World Records in 24 Hours in the Reebok Nano 7

Records were made to be broken, and that’s exactly what Reebok did when it gathered a few special guests and athletes around the world to break 44 of the top fitness-based Guinness World Records

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5 Reasons to Drink More Water

When astronomers look for life in our solar system and beyond, the unifying factor that generates the most interest and excitement is the potential presence of water. Where there is water, there might

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6 Olympic Weightlifting Habits To Break Today!

With over 20 years of Olympic Weightlifting experience, I’m used to the sport being relatively misunderstood. Most often it’s confused with powerlifting, bodybuilding or other forms of weight trai

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