Fellow CrossFitters: Know Your Numbers!

There is an epidemic that is sweeping through boxes all across the globe, leaving countless fatalities in its wake. For those foolish enough to incur its wrath, there is no salvation—only great peril in...

5 Tips to Get Your Friends to Try CrossFit

Our friends who aren’t involved in the world of boxes and barbells like to say that we’re all in some sort of cult—which we vehemently deny, naturally. But the truth is, we are in...

Don’t Hold It in—Why Grunting May Help You

There are many distinctive sounds to be found within the walls of a CrossFit box. In addition to the thunderous concoction of barbells dropping on the floor and music blaring from speakers, one can...

More Changes At CrossFit HQ – CEO Jeff Cain Resigns

CrossFit continues with the trend of change, announcing that another major shift has taken place at CrossFit HQ. If you associate the infamous Greg Glassman as the CEO of CrossFit, you’ve associated wrong. Though he’s...

The NPGL is Officially Underway; Our Thoughts on the Inaugural Match

On Tuesday night the Los Angeles Reign took on the New York Rhinos in the very first game of the National Pro Grid League (briefly known as the National Pro Fitness League). The world...

Never Say Never: Stephanie Hammerman

Tell 24-year-old Stephanie Hammerman, ‘You can’t’, and she will prove you wrong. “When I was born, the doctors told my parents I would never read, speak, or write. I am pretty sure I have proven...

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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...