Does Protein Timing Really Matter for Recovery & Performance Gains?

There’s a good chance you aren’t eating enough protein, the macronutrient responsible for repairing and building muscle. While getting the right amount of protein throughout the day is important, properly timing your protein consumption...

4 Creative Ways to Get Your Greens In

While there are many diets and eating plans floating around right now in the fitness world, we all can agree that eating dark, leafy greens are essential to a healthy nutrition plan. They provide...

Does Your Post Workout Protein Shake Need More Carbs? Probably, Yes.

Most of us have probably heard about the benefits of drinking chocolate milk post-workout. A lot of health conscious individuals, despite knowing that a beverage like chocolate milk can be beneficial for recovery, are...

Is Kre-Alkalyn Creatine Better? A Look at Swolverine’s Kre-Alkalyn

The use of nutritional supplements is well established within multiple athletic and fitness fields. For athletes seeking to gain an edge in their performance and recovery, the wide array of supplements on the market...

Benefits of a Big Breakfast

As a breakfast aficionado, I fully embrace the well-known phrase, “Eat breakfast like a king,  lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper.” While I enjoy breakfast because it’s my favorite meal of...

Eating 101: How to Pack on Size

For many athletes, adding mass to their bodies can equate to moving weight a lot easier in the gym—and you'll look stronger too which doesn't hurt. Of course, resistance training with weights will give...

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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...