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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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The Benefits of Hill Training

Hill training has been used as part of a workout regimen for athletes, the military and general fitness enthusiasts for centuries. The simplicity of hill training—whereby one literally runs up a hil

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Should You Drink Water During a Workout?

We all know the value that H20 brings to the table, not just in athletics, but everyday life. After all, it makes up roughly 60% of our bodies, and there’s not a single organism on the planet that c

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Designing Your Olympic Lifting Program: 8 Principles You Must Consider + A Sample Week

The snatch and the clean and jerk are the holy grails of weightlifting. These two lifts are notoriously difficult to perfect, perhaps explaining why they are the only two movements that make up the We

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Taking Care of the Fascia: Do’s & Don’ts

We all know the head, shoulders, knees and toes song, but do you really know what holds your muscles and organs together? More importantly, why it’s so important to take care of this mystical thing

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The 2015 CrossFit Open Comes to an End—Five Interesting Facts From the Final Leaderboard

1. For the first time since 2011, someone not named Rich Froning wins the CrossFit Open Further cementing his status as the heir apparent to the four-time Games champ, Mat Fraser becomes the first ma

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Mat Fraser Crushes CrossFit Games Open Workout 15.5 (Video)

Watch Mat Fraser crush CrossFit Games Open workout 15.5 in 5:19 and in the process win the 2015 Open.

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The 2015 CrossFit Open is Over…Now What?

There’s no question that for the last five weeks, most of the CrossFit community has placed its focus on the Open. For 95% of the athletes in this sport, the Open serves as our Games—so we treat e

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