CrossFit Announces 5 More Sanctioned Events

The list of sanctioned events continues to grow. Today, CrossFit announced the addition of five new events: Australian CrossFit Championship January 2019. 32 men and women, along with 16 teams will be selected to compete through an...

Highlights From the Christy Phillip Adkins AMA (Ask Me Anything) Session

Registered nurse, new mom and, oh yeah, four-time CrossFit Games athlete Christy Phillip Adkins is a busy, fit woman. While she hung up her competition shoes after the 2017 Games to start a family,...

The Torokhtiy Split Snatch Challenge: Our Favorite Instagram Videos

Everyone loves a good throwback, including weightlifters. Last week, Ukrainian Olympic weightlifter Oleksiy Torokhtiy brought back the split snatch. And yes, it’s exactly what it sounds like: A snatch from the floor, caught with...

Community Highlight: The Shoes Off My Feet, A Homeless Man & CrossFit 740

Last week, the CrossFit community was buzzing about a selfless act that took place at an affiliate in Ohio. After a homeless man approached the open garage door at CrossFit 740 in Lancaster, owner...

Wodapalooza & Dubai CrossFit Championship: Week 1 Wrap Up + Week 2 Workouts

With Wodapalooza and Dubai CrossFit Championship week one out of the way, we can now get a look at the leaderboards and see what’s shaking out. Some athletes have been very busy trying to...

Elimination Rounds & Athlete Seeding at the 2019 CrossFit Games + Four New Santioned...

More updates on the CrossFit Games season out of HQ today. First, four more sanctioned events have been added to the list of events from which athletes can earn a spot to the Games....

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The Benefits of Training with a Weight Vest

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Certain arenas require you to behave in a respectable manner. You wear the appropriate work attire because you are a professional and you are...

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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,...

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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...

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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...