How To Develop The Coach’s Eye

Developing into a good Olympic Weightlifting coach takes a lot of time and practice. Here, Olympic Weightlifting veteran Daniel Camargo gives us 5 tips to help us develop the 'coach's eye'.

The Art of Pacing

Fitness and strategy — those are the two factors that usually determine the outcome of a workout. While 99% of our focus is usually applied to improving our fitness, the ability to quickly devise an...

Are You A Coachable Athlete?

What does it mean to be coachable? Coaches are there to guide you through a workout, teach you the points of performance on every movement and ensure you’re being safe and moving well. In...

Tips From the Pros: How to Tackle Your Favorite CrossFit Benchmark Workout

“What’s your Fran time?” To a CrossFitter, this is akin to asking a Powerlifter what their squat is or a sprinter their 100 meter time. Throughout the years, CrossFit has developed numerous benchmark workouts...

How much time should you take between sets? Understanding ATP

On heavy lifting days, it’s wise to take your time between each set. It’s not uncommon for coaches to have you pair up with a fellow athlete of similar size and strength to make...

Developing Speed in the Snatch and Clean & Jerk

If you’ve ever watched online videos of experienced Oly lifters you may have been amazed at how fast and explosive many of them look. It’s impressive, it’s as if you blink you’ll miss something....

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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...