Quick Fix: 3 Common Rowing Mistakes To Avoid

Mistake 1: Pulling early This is by far the most common error and one that hurts efficiency of movement, power production, and time. During the initial drive (work) phase of the rowing stroke, the seat...

(QUICK READ) 3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Every Training Session

It’s easy to forget that training is about more than going to the box and squatting or snatching. Often, the most important aspect of becoming a better athlete is developing our mindset. Preparation Did you prepare...

10 Ways to Build Strength & Dominate Your WODs

How many times have you walked into the gym, looked at the whiteboard and saw the workout called for 275/195lb deadlifts or 155/115lb shoulder to overhead and you just died inside? CrossFit is tough. Really...

5 Tips To Dominate Wall Balls

Wall balls are an integral part of CrossFit. Do 150 of them and you’ve just completed Karen, one of the sport’s most notorious benchmark workouts. The idea of a wall ball sounds easy enough,...

8 Reasons Why You Aren’t Getting Stronger

Strength is one of the most sought after components of fitness. The idea of moving heavy weight in a workout—not to mention the aesthetic benefits that getting stronger can have on the body is...

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...

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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...