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CrossFit Training During Pregnancy

Women who CrossFit are not your average baby mamas. CrossFitters define “virtuosity”—performing the common uncommonly well, even if that “common” is pregnancy.

Can PRP Therapy Help Your Body Heal Itself?

By Dr. Moises Irizarry-Roman One of the most feared events during performance training is the development of a sports injury. They’re bound to happen, some more serious than others. Inevitably, this leads us to look...

Start Your Day Right: Best & Worst Things to Do in the Morning

Whether you wake up before the sun comes up, or you get going a little later, how you start your morning lays the foundation for the day ahead--along with your athletic and mental performance....

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 even try to complete several push-ups in a row? I’m...

The Importance of Good Blood Flow + a Few Tips to Improve It

I’m sure you’ve heard that having good blood circulation is…well…good! In fact, we’ve mentioned that such and such food or exercise can help to improve blood flow in several of our articles. That’s great...

Practical Ways To Prevent Injuries

If you're a healthy athlete, follow these practical way to prevent injuries: Listen to your Coaches. They instruct you on correct form, technique and observe any bad habits that may creep in. Don’t disregard form...

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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 Patrick Vellner Issue

He's a 3x CrossFit Games podium finisher. This year, he's got his eyes set on the sport's top prize: being crowned Fittest Man on Earth. Get to know the 28-year old Canadian chiropractic student...