Breaking: Event 1 of the 2019 CrossFit Games Announced

Here it is, the much-anticipated event that will eliminate almost half the field - bringing the field down from 148 men and 134 women to 75 competitors on each side. Individual event one of the...

CrossFit Announces Another Sanctioned Event: The West Coast CrossFit Classic in California.

The list of sanctioned events keeps growing, and this time, CrossFit has blessed an event in its homeland – but not until 2020. The West Coast CrossFit Classic will kick off in March 2020...

Weekend Recap: The Australian CrossFit Championship. 6 More Athletes Qualify for the Games

Though it went by rather quietly with the Wodapalooza hangover still fresh and the hype for Fittest in Capetown building, six athletes punched their tickets to the CrossFit Games over the weekend. If we’ve...

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...

Sweeney, Davidsdottir win in South Africa’s The Fittest in Cape Town

In perhaps the closest races we’ve seen since the sanctionals started, Sean Sweeney and Katrin Davidsdottir claimed the titles of The Fittest in Capetown over the weekend. Davidsdottir proved all she needed was one...

What the New Scoring System Means for the 2019 CrossFit Games

There’s a new scoring system at the 2019 CrossFit Games—and no doubt it has most of us scratching our heads. Maybe you welcome the change. Or, perhaps it has you frustrated and missing 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 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...