Build Size & Strength with This 8-Week Squat Program

So you want to add some muscle to your body while increasing your squat? Sounds like an excellent goal! A bigger squat can increase your clean, jerk, snatch and any movement where your legs...

3 Keys To Better Box Jumps

Need to improve your box jumps? Practice and perfect 3 key elements and you’ll be well on your way to feeling more confident in your jumps.

How To Turn Failure Into Success

Failure is generally synonymous with words like “breakdown” and “disappointment.” However, if you redefine what failure means to you, you can start changing how it impacts you

5 Reasons to Love Burpees

It’s the exercise everyone loves to hate. Buck Furpees, as the not-so-elegant saying goes. Burpees are a simple, straightforward movement. Drop down to the ground in a pushup position, chest and thighs to the...

CrossFit Hipster Flow: 4 Hip Opening Poses

After a grueling workout the last thing you might want to do is take a few minutes to stretch. If your usual go-to for recovery is the foam roller, try adding these moves (before...

Making Gainz With Tempo Training

Quality programming incorporates various training methods to maximize the way athletes get faster, stronger and fitter. One way to add variety into your training is tempo training, a form of training that focuses on...

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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...

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...

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,...

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 Sam Dancer Issue

He's a big dude with an even bigger personality. In this issue, get to know the one and only Sam Dancer. Also in this issue: tips for better dubs, 3 numbers that can dramatically...