Cherie Chan: Lessons From a Veteran Coach

If you’ve never heard of Cherie Chan, you’ll be glad you have now. Chan was fully immersed in CrossFit before Rich Froning ever attempted a muscle-up. “My first CrossFit workout was 30 muscle-ups for time...

Bruises Mistaken For Hickies: CrossFit Athlete Files Wrongful Termination Lawsuit

A female athlete from CrossFit Double Take has claimed to be the victim of wrongful termination after she was fired from her position as a paralegal in New York City. Addison Fox says her...

Transgender Athlete Sues CrossFit For Not Allowing Her to Compete With Women

What if there were no categories or divisions in sports? What if men and women competed against each other? 20-somethings against 40-somethings? Heck, 12 year olds competed with 80 year olds. It’s widely acknowledged that...

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 organized...

5 Things CrossFit Taught Me About Entrepreneurship

For anyone considering taking the leap into the startup world, I highly suggest you take a few lessons from your box’s daily programming before leaving the ground.

Free Preview: Inside the Fearless Miranda Issue

The Fearless Miranda issue is here! Miranda talks about her journey through injuries, competition and now life as a new mom and her new online programming venture Street Parking for athletes who train at home. Also...

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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...