The Bulldog Scrubber: Prioritizing the Health and Happiness of Members

If your members have ever thought about leaving your box due to its cleanliness—or lack there of—you are not alone. Responsible gym owners work hard to keep their facility clean for members, but many...

Free Preview: Inside the Sara Sigmundsdottir Issue

Here's a free preview of our latest issue featuring the one and only Sara Sigmundsdottir. Also inside: Masters champ Ron Ortiz, 5 simple ways to improve the quality of your workouts, a 4:1 post workout...

Overcoming 6 Common Obstacles in the Way of Your Fitness Goals

Life happens. As such, there is always some obstacle standing between you and your goals. Being aware of common obstacles puts you in a place of power. You can anticipate the obstacles and do...

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...

Outside the Box: Best Crossover Activities for CrossFit

“Bike, run, swim, row, etc, hard and fast. Five or six days per week mix these elements in as many combinations and patterns as creativity will allow. Routine is the enemy. Keep workouts short...

10 Ways to Be a Better Teammate

Competing on a team, training with your swolemate or a new friend at the box is completely different that training or competing as an individual. What makes you successful as a teammate versus as...

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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...

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...

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,...

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 Sam Dancer Issue

He's a big dude with an even bigger personality. In this issue, get to know the one and only Sam Dancer. Also in this issue: tips for better dubs, 3 numbers that can dramatically...