A Quick Note on Complaining

Is complaining ruining your training session? Your teammates’ training session? Your coach’s ability to train you? You may think there’s no harm in venting your frustrations in this manner, but it’s likely having a...

Sweeney, Davidsdottir win in South Africa’s The Fittest in Cape Town

In perhaps the closest races we’ve seen since the sanctionals started, Sean Sweeney and Katrin Davidsdottir claimed the titles of The Fittest in Capetown over the weekend. Davidsdottir proved all she needed was one...

Weekend Recap: The Australian CrossFit Championship. 6 More Athletes Qualify for the Games

Though it went by rather quietly with the Wodapalooza hangover still fresh and the hype for Fittest in Capetown building, six athletes punched their tickets to the CrossFit Games over the weekend. If we’ve...

RECAP: The 2019 Wodapalooza CrossFit Festival

Time’s up in Miami, and we have two new individual athletes heading to Madison and a team of veteran athletes. Patrick Vellner set a blinding pace on Friday and never looked back, as he...

CrossFit Announces Three New Sanctional Events for 2020 Games

Athletes hoping for their shot at the 2020 CrossFit Games in Madison, Wiscinson will have three more opportunities to do so. Assuming all sanctioned events for the 2019 Games will exist for the 2020...

Josh Bridges has a YouTube Channel

That’s right – the CrossFit (and actual) veteran is making weekly videos. If we gave you five guesses on the name of his channel, well, you’d probably only need one. Paying the Man is...

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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 Patrick Vellner Issue

He's a 3x CrossFit Games podium finisher. This year, he's got his eyes set on the sport's top prize: being crowned Fittest Man on Earth. Get to know the 28-year old Canadian chiropractic student...