5 Reasons to Drink More Water

When astronomers look for life in our solar system and beyond, the unifying factor that generates the most interest and excitement is the potential presence of water. Where there is water, there might just...

The Importance of Staying Hydrated

Dehydration can cost you a 30% drop in performance, not to mention excruciating cramps or worse. Here are a few tips to keep your performance and overall health in check.

Preventing Rips: Keeping Your Hands Intact to WOD Another Day

Of all the preventable injuries that occur in CrossFit, the most frustrating might be hand tearing. You know it’ll heal. You don’t need rehab or therapy, but it’s enough to wipe out most gymnastics...

6 Ways To Deal With Injuries

How to train around a CrossFit injury

5 Things You Should Be Doing to Avoid Workout Injury

CrossFit is like any other sport or fitness methodology—we practice it, we prepare for it AND we accept the fact that it carries a risk of injury—as does running, weightlifting, bodybuilding, basketball, etc. There...

Tainted Supplements: Who’s to Blame, and How to Prevent Getting Popped

While most of us are lucky to count our macros or calories consistently, CrossFit athletes must be hyperaware of everything passing their lips. The smallest fraction of any CrossFit-banned substance could be the difference...

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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...