Olympic Weightlifting: Mastering The Jerk

Olympic Weightlifting is known for the two competition lifts at the Olympic Games: the Snatch and Clean & Jerk. However, when we consider those movements and all the assistance exercises, for the purpose of...

Practical Ways To Prevent Injuries

If you're a healthy athlete, follow these practical way to prevent injuries: Listen to your Coaches. They instruct you on correct form, technique and observe any bad habits that may creep in. Don’t disregard form...

The Power Position: The Most Important Position In Olympic Weightlifting

The Power Position is arguably the single most important aspect of the Snatch and the Clean & Jerk (C+J). Here, Olympic Weightlifting veteran Danny Camargo shows us how to apply it to our lifts.

Hand Tape 101

There’s nothing worse than not performing your best due to ripped callouses. Whether it’s a regular day at the box or a competition, here’s a simple yet effective way to protect your hands. 1. Measure...

Olympic Weightlifting 101

Jumping into the Olympic Weightlifting game? Then don't miss Olympic Weightlifting veteran Daniel Camargo's 101 article. A must read for anyone practicing the Snatch and Clean & Jerk!

5 Ways to Train Your Brain

The importance of the mental component of training is obvious. Pushing yourself past your mental barriers is not easy. Learning to overcome those barriers is crucial in the development of your training.

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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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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...