Wodapalooza Team Qualifier Highlights

The Wodapalooza same-gender 3-person team event wrapped up Nov. 12, with a punishing set of 10 workouts for each team to complete and submit. Teammates did not have to be from the same location...

CrossFit Announces Another Sanctioned Event: The West Coast CrossFit Classic in California.

The list of sanctioned events keeps growing, and this time, CrossFit has blessed an event in its homeland – but not until 2020. The West Coast CrossFit Classic will kick off in March 2020...

Wodapalooza Elite Teams Announced

While Wodapalooza was previously known for it’s 3-person same-gender team competition, all eyes this year will be on the new 4-person co-ed Elite Team division, as the top finishers will head to the CrossFit...

5 More Athletes in Breach of CrossFit’s Drug Policy, Including a 4x Games Champion

Last night, CrossFit announced an additional five athletes in violation of its drug policy - increasing this year's list of Regional or Games athletes in violation to 19. Last night's announcement included CrossFit Games...

Just Announced: The Rogue Invitational

The sanctioned events keep coming – this time by a company most of us in the CrossFit community are familiar with – Rogue Fitness (it's easy to lose track, but to date, this looks...

New Rules, New Games: A Day-By-Day Look at the 2019 CrossFit Games Week

One thing we know for sure is that the 2019 CrossFit Games, in many ways, will look and feel differently from what fans and athletes are used to. We still don’t know all the...

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Wrist Mobility: Why It’s Important + 8 Exercises to Improve It

How’s your front rack position? Do you wince with pain in your wrists when the barbell forces them back, swing a kettlebell overhead, or...

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...

13 CrossFit Gym Etiquette Rules You Need to Know

Certain arenas require you to behave in a respectable manner. You wear the appropriate work attire because you are a professional and you are...

6 Tips to Develop the Overhead Squat

The overhead squat (OH squat) is, for many CrossFitters—one of the most vexing movements in the CrossFit repertoire. It exposes weaknesses in flexibility, balance,...

What’s in a thruster? Plus, a few tips to do them more efficiently

If there’s one exercise that’s synonymous with CrossFit, it’s probably the thruster. Heck, the term thruster was first coined by CrossFit. Ask 4x Games...

Ankle Mobility: Why it’s important and how to improve it

When we think of mobility in CrossFit, we usually focus on our shoulders, traps, IT band, quadriceps—pretty much the entire posterior chain (which includes...

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Free Preview: Inside the Margaux Alvarez Issue

She's a 6x CrossFit Games athlete, a CrossFit HQ Seminar Staff Trainer, a former member of Team USA at the CrossFit Invitational, and a small business owner and winemaker. Find out how Margaux Alvarez stays...