Practice ‘Breathing Like a Lion’ & Increase Focus & Confidence

No matter how badass you are, every now and then, we can all use a quick and easy boost to get us going before a training session. Breathing like a lion might be just...

Using PRP Therapy to Treat Injuries

PRP, in a nutshell, is a procedure that imitates our body’s response to an injury in a more powerful and accelerated way though the use of high-concentrations of our body’s platelets.

Inner Peace: Exploring Your Pre-Competition Mindset

Competition is ever-present in the CrossFit community. Aside from the Open, Regionals and the CrossFit Games, more local “throwdowns” are taking place. This allows a variety of athletes, at all skill levels, the opportunity...

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....

What Muscle Soreness Means About Your Workout

The infamous saying, “no pain, no gain” has been thrown around for years, convincing people that to see physical and athletic progress, they need to feel the pain, otherwise, they weren’t working hard enough...

16 Ways to Create Balance In Your Life

If you’re reading this you’re probably a motivated go-getter that is passionate and driven to be better and accomplish more. The better you are at balancing priorities, the better you will perform. Here are 16 ways to help you create balance in your life.

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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 Margaux Alvarez Issue

She's a 6x CrossFit Games athlete, a CrossFit HQ Seminar Staff Trainer, a former member of Team USA at the CrossFit Invitational, and a small business owner and winemaker. Find out how Margaux Alvarez stays...