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...

Help Support Kevin Ogar’s Recovery

Dear readers and fellow CrossFitters-as many of you may have heard via social media, this past weekend, CrossFit Athlete Kevin Ogar suffered a major spinal injury during the snatch event at the 2014 OC...

CrossFit Kids in the Classroom

CrossFit is for all ages and abilities. Whether 2 or 72, one of the great claims of CrossFit is that it’s functional fitness that is scalable across the life span. With the rise in popularity and...

WHAT’S REALLY IN THAT SHAKE?: CROSSFIT STEPS UP DRUG TESTING

It’s one of the most taboo topics surrounding CrossFit, but one that won’t go away. As the sport continues to experience exponential growth worldwide, with increased viewers, sponsorships and prizes up for grabs, questions...

Crossfit & Pregnancy: The Myths and the Facts

Whether you’re a man or a woman, certain thoughts might come to mind when you see a pregnant woman at the box. Is she being safe? Can she harm herself or the baby? We’ve...

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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...