How to Grip the Bar & Use Gymnastics Grips Correctly

I’ve discovered while working with athletes on gymnastics skills and fitting them with grips that many do not know how to grip a pull-up bar, nor how to use grips correctly. The two go...

Can You Finish This Interval WOD Under the Ten Minute Cap?

You're going to have to get anaerobic pretty quickly if you want to finish this workout under the ten minute time cap. If you're up for a challenge, here you go: 50 wall balls (20/14) -rest...

Are you overusing your Olympic Lifting gear?

Traditional power lifting (such as squats and deadlifts) and Olympic Weightlifting (snatch, cleans etc) movements are a staple of the CrossFit programming ideology. They are essential strength and power components that we constantly rely...

Choosing the right workout partner—5 Questions to ask yourself

CrossFit, for the majority of us, is an individual sport. And just like any other sport (or strength and conditioning program), we seek to become better in multiple areas to improve our performance and...

12 Tips for a New CrossFitter

These might be 'tips for a new CrossFitter', but we can all use a reminder from time to time. From properly scaling workouts to ensuring you're enjoying your time at the gym, embracing these...

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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...