Why I Take Off My Shirt During a Wod

“3,2,1 GO!” The familiar beeps of the clock accompany the booming voice of your coach as you launch yourself into the workout of the day. All around you your classmates are moving in uncoordinated...

The 2015 CrossFit Team Series: Are You Ready?

Last year CrossFit HQ debuted the Team Series—an online competition that allows CrossFitters to form a team and compete in a series of workouts, posting their scores online. If that sounds a lot like...

CBS Sports Network Airs Four Original Shows Highlighting CrossFit Games History, Contenders and Past...

For the first time since their television broadcast debut, the Games are moving out of ESPN and onto the CBS network (CBS & CBS Sports Network). According to CrossFit, "the move will mean an...

How CrossFit (and the Open) Connects Us All

CrossFit is unique and wonderful in many ways, and often times the personal experience that each one of us has with the sport is a distinctive story that is exclusive to the athlete. We...

Intern with BoxLife Magazine

BoxLife magazine offers virutal, online internship opportunities for the fall, spring, and summer semesters. During their time with the magazine, interns gain real-world experience in the industry by working on timely projects in various areas,...

A Better Warm-up? Warm-Up Games and the Importance of Play for Adults

The warm-up is a crucial part of any workout. It’s the time where you get your heart rate up, mobilize your joints and get your muscles prepped to perform the required movements of the...

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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...