Emily Bridgers wins Super Bowl Tickets for Max Pull-ups

Fitness pays off! Four-time CrossFit Games veteran Emily Bridgers put her fitness to good use and won herself an all-expense paid VIP trip for two to Houston for Super Bowl LI. Michelob ULTRA gave Boston...

Sam Briggs Faces Visa Problems, May Miss 2016 CrossFit Games

According to a recent Instagram post by 2013 CrossFit Games champ Sam Briggs, she has currently run into issues with her visa that may prevent her from attending the 2016 Games at the end of...

Khan Porter Opens Up About Anxiety, Competing & More

Three time CrossFit Games athlete Khan Porter took to Instagram this week to open up about a slew of issues he faces on a daily basis including anxiety, panic attacks, bipolar disorder and more....

Ricky Garard Disqualified for Doping + CrossFit HQ, Garard, & Patrick Vellner Respond

For the first time in CrossFit Games history, a podium finisher has been stripped of his finish for testing positive for PEDs (performance enhancing drugs). Ricky Garard, a 23-year old Australian and 2017’s 3rd...

Does Cardio Kill Strength?

Athletes looking to develop muscle mass and increase their strength are typically wary of cardio training—fearing that prolonged bouts of running, rowing, or other work that emphasizes stamina and endurance will have a detrimental...

CrossFit Open 16.1 Recap and Tips

The 2016 CrossFit Games season kicked off last night with the announcement of 16.1 at NorCal CrossFit in Santa Clara, California. In fact, Dave Castro (Director of the CrossFit Games), who normally accompanies 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...

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...

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,...

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 Sam Dancer Issue

He's a big dude with an even bigger personality. In this issue, get to know the one and only Sam Dancer. Also in this issue: tips for better dubs, 3 numbers that can dramatically...