3 Reasons to Stop Setting so Many Goals

We all have goals. Let me rephrase that. We all need goals. Goals are what get us out of bed in the morning on the days we just want to sleep in. They give...

The Dubai CrossFit Championships: Matt Fraser Accepts Invite, Over $600k in Cash Prizes, &...

The Dubai Fitness Championship, now the Dubai CrossFit Championship (DCC), is the first CrossFit-sanctioned event in the world that will send winners of the individual and team competitions to the CrossFit Games. Competitors, including...

Video: T-Rex Joins the CrossFit Open, Does 16.2

The Open is designed to be an inclusive, celebration of fitness. It’s also meant to be fun. And while we may be witnessing the greatness of athletes like Kara Webb crushing 16.2 in a little...

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...

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 an employee of a professional company. You should take your...

Video: Noah Ohlsen Does 4 Benchmark Workouts Back-to-Back

Watch as 2015's 8th place CrossFit Games finisher Noah Ohlsen completes four benchmark workouts back-to-back. The workouts: Karen - 150 wallballs,  Diane - 21-15-9 DL(225)/HSPUGrace - 30 clean and jerks (135)Randy - 75 snatches (75)...

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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...