What to Do If You’re Not Enjoying Your Gym’s Programming

Discuss the programming with your coach/program designer Rather than making an assumption that there’s no reasoning behind gym programming, take the time to sit down with your coach (or whomever designs the programming at your box) to...

16.1 Videos + Recap: Josh Bridges, Emily Bridgers win 16.1

The first workout of the 2016 CrossFit Open is officially in the books, and two Games veterans sit atop the leaderboard after week one. Josh Bridges, who missed out on qualification for the 2015...

Fear is in the Mind: 7 tips to overcome fear at the box

As a CrossFitter, there are many things you may fear: poor results, failing a lift, letting your coach down, or embarrassment. You may be afraid of pain, discomfort or challenge. These fears could prevent...

12 Pieces of Advice for the New CrossFit Coach

Every weekend, hundreds of CrossFitters around the world attend an L1 seminar, pass their exams and become certified CrossFit coaches. The best CrossFit coaches blend excellent bedside manner with easy-to-understand instruction, and have a...

Khan Porter Opens Up About Anxiety, Competing & More

Three time CrossFit Games athlete Khan Porter took to Instagram this week to open up about a slew of issues he faces on a daily basis including anxiety, panic attacks, bipolar disorder and more....

CrossFit: Overcoming the Intimidation

We can all probably remember our first experience trying out a CrossFit workout; It was  likely a very humbling experience. I for one could not finish a particularly vicious workout that left me on my back...

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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...