10 Keys to (CrossFit) Happiness

We each have our own 'relationship' with CrossFit. Trying to explain this relationship to an outsider can be tricky. After all, it’s far more than just a fitness program—it’s a sport, a community, and...

WOD4WAD$ Fitness Competition: Over $200k in Prizes for Scaled, Rx & Elite

Feel like wining your share of $200,000 in cash, prizes, a Harley Davidson motorcycle and a VIP all-expenses trip to the 2016 CrossFit Games? Of course you do, and that’s just what WOD4WAD$ is offering. WOD4WAD$,...

Masters Qualifier Recap: 200 Athletes Qualify for the 2015 CrossFit Games

At 5 p.m. PT on Monday, April 27th, the deadline for entries for the 2015 CrossFit Masters qualifying events was reached. The scores have been tallied, and the top 20 male and female finishers...

Our Prediction: CrossFit Open Workout 17.2

If it seems like we just wrapped up 17.1, it's because we did. After two deadline extensions due to website issues, the first workout of the 2017 Open concluded Wednesday night. On the women's...

The CrossFit Games Go Primetime on ESPN

Prior to the 2014 Reebok CrossFit Games this summer, we brought you the news that ESPN and CrossFit, Inc. agreed to a multi-year extension of their existing contract that ensures that the sports broadcasting...

11 Reasons You Should Watch the 2015 Reebok CrossFit Games

The 2015 CrossFit Games start on July 21st, and unless you were fortunate enough to get a ticket to see the action in person (though tickets are still available!), you’re going to have to...

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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...