2014 CrossFit Games TV Schedule

As I’m sure you all know, the CrossFit Games start next week, and unless you were one of the lucky souls who managed to scrounge up enough dough for a gold/silver pass and a...

Free Preview: Inside the Noah Ohlsen Issue

Free Preview of BoxLife's April/May 2015 Issue featuring Noah Ohlsen.

Lies of the CrossFit Hater

As CrossFit continues to expand, a throng of CrossFit haters seems to be growing along with it. It seems that bashing CrossFit is just as popular as doing it—minus the wealth of physical, emotional...

The Burpee: The Various Techniques Used by the Pros

A few months ago I wrote what I hope was a ‘revolutionary’ article on why we should love the burpee, and I hope its gone some way to changing people’s opinion of this valuable...

Highlights From Dave Castro’s Q&A on Reddit

Last week Director of the CrossFit Games Dave Castro held an AMA (as me anything) on Reddit. This marks the second time he's opened himself up to the CrossFit community in such a format;...

CrossFit Open 16.2 Recap + Tips

On Thursday night in the garage of Joel Hartzler in Candler, North Carolina, Dave Castro (Director of the CrossFit Games) announced the details of 16.2 to the world. Waiting in close proximity in 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 Cole Sager Issue

He's one of the fiercest, most humble competitors you'll find at the CrossFit Games. In this issue, get to know the 6x CrossFit Games athlete, Cole Sager. Also in this issue: how to incorporate...