RECAP: The 2019 Wodapalooza CrossFit Festival

Time’s up in Miami, and we have two new individual athletes heading to Madison and a team of veteran athletes. Patrick Vellner set a blinding pace on Friday and never looked back, as he...

The New Games Format: Everything We Know So Far + Who’s Most Affected

In an effort to get back to the core of CrossFit and better represent the globalization of the sport of fitness, CrossFit Chairman Greg Glassman announced big changes to the Games last month: The...

Dubai CrossFit Championship Day One: Fraser Sits in 4th, Briggs Leads the Women &...

Day one in Dubai wrapped up with what might be a sample of what we’ll see more of this Games season: lots of new faces. Athletes completed workouts 1 and 2, which both included...

2019 CrossFit Games Schedule: How (and When) to Watch

The 2019 Reebok CrossFit Games are set to begin Thursday, August 1st in Madison, Wisconsin. The 4-day event will kick-off at 9 a.m. CST with the Opening Ceremonies, followed by the first event for...

Dubai CrossFit Championship Day Two: A Desert Footrace

There was only one event on day two, but it was plenty of work for the athletes. The “4x4” event was an 8-kilometer desert run, split up as a 4K run wearing a weight...

How to Watch the Dubai CrossFit Championships

In just two days, the first sanctioned event for the 2019 CrossFit Games season kicks off in the United Arab Emirates. Thirty-seven individual men and women, as well as 10 teams, will compete at...

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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 Cole Sager Issue

He's one of the fiercest, most humble competitors you'll find at the CrossFit Games. In this issue, get to know the 6x CrossFit Games athlete, Cole Sager. Also in this issue: how to incorporate...