Kevin Ogar: Recovery Update

It was suppose to be the incident everyone was waiting for—when someone in the CrossFit community got seriously injured and proved once and for all that CrossFit is dangerous. If you’re not familiar with...

What’s inside: February/March 2014 Issue

GOING H.A.M. Adaptive athlete Stephanie Hammerman shares her inspiring story AJA BARTO The 3x Games competitor shares his thoughts on coaching & competing YOUR FIRST STRICT PULL-UP A detailed plan to get your chin over the bar THE UNWRITTEN RULES...

Confessions of a chalk addict

“OK-everybody ready? 3, 2…” “WAIT-I need to chalk up!” Ahh yes, the inevitable phrase that you no doubt will hear more than once in your CrossFit career. To some, the white powder that resides...

CrossFit’s 4-Minute Mile: What self-belief in sport can achieve

On May 6th, 1954, an English doctor and academic named Roger Bannister became the first person to run a mile in under four minutes. For years, no one believed that such a feat was...

Which type of CrossFitter are you?

CrossFitters generally fall into one of two camps. One camp is made up of athletes who fully commit to every WOD they start. They make it a point to ‘no rep’ themselves and even go...

3 Reasons to do the 2014 CrossFit Games Open

The time has come: registration is now open for the 2014 CrossFit Games Open-signaling the start of another great CrossFit season to come. In 2014, more than 200,000 people around the world are expected...

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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 Fearless Miranda Issue

The Fearless Miranda issue is here! Miranda talks about her journey through injuries, competition and now life as a new mom and her new online programming venture Street Parking for athletes who train at home. Also...