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Predicting 20.5 + How to Watch the Live Announcement

Here we are, the final week of the 2020 CrossFit Open. So far, we've faced two new Open movements (pistols and dumbbell thrusters), we've...

Predicting 20.3 of the 2020 CrossFit Open

20.2 was fun, wasn’t it? Well, at least more fun than 20.1? Last week brought us a triplet that introduced low to mid-skill gymnastics...

Predicting 20.2 – Time For Gymnastics?

The first week of the 2020 CrossFit Open is officially a wrap. At least we got burpees out of the way! A quick glance...

Open Registration Decline Again – What Does This Mean For the...

For the second straight year, it looks like the total number of registrations is once again on the decline. While these numbers aren't official...

Predicting 20.1—The First Workout of the 2020 Open

The 2020 CrossFit Open is officially upon us! Hopefully, you didn't miss the news given that the CrossFit Games are officially off of Instagram...

Rich Froning & Scott Panchik Will Go Head-to-Head For CrossFit Open...

Rich Froning is back to individual competition—at least for a day. On October 10th the 4x Individual CrossFit Games champ will go head-to-head against...

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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 aspects of the bodybuilding world to help you reach your goals, correcting muscle imbalances, an...

BoxLife Competitor’s Training #669

Cycle: Strength + Base Endurance Week 5 of 8: Tuesday Prep/Strength 4 Sets of Muscle Snatches Reps: 8, 6, 4, 4 Weightlifting Every 2 Minutes for 6 Rounds 1 Power...

BoxLife Fitness Training #669

Cycle: Strength + Base Endurance Tuesday, December 10, 2019 Weightlifting Every 2 Minutes for 5 Rounds 1 Power Snatch, 1 Low Hang Squat Snatch, 1 Overhead Squat @65-80%...

BoxLife Competitor’s Training #668

Cycle: Strength + Base Endurance Week 5 of 8: Monday Strength Front Squat Every 2 Minutes For 8-10 Rounds Work up to a heavy 2-rep max pause front...

BoxLife Fitness Training #668

Cycle: Strength + Base Endurance Monday, December 9, 2019 Strength Conditioning 3 Rounds 50' Front Rack Kettlebell Lunges (use 2 kbs) 10 Tempo Goblet Squats (4 Second Negative) Weight...

BoxLife Fitness Training #666

Cycle: Strength + Base Endurance Saturday, December 7, 2019 Gymnastics/Strength 4 Sets 5 Bar Muscle-ups 6-8 Strict Barbell Shoulder Presses 10-20 Pull-ups Rest as needed b/w sets. 4 Sets 10-15 Strict Handstand Push-ups 8-12...

BoxLife Fitness Training #665

Cycle: Strength + Base Endurance Friday, December 6, 2019 Strength Good Mornings 4 Sets of 8-12 Reps Every 2 Minutes for 6 Rounds Weightlifting Every 2 Minutes for 6 Rounds 2 Mid...

TRAINING

The Best Movements for Stronger Legs – Besides Squats

When you think about improving your leg strength, what’s the first exercise you think of? Squats, of course, and with good reason. Yet, there are...

The Strict Press, Push Press, & Push Jerk – What’s the Difference?

Push it real good—ideally overhead, with a barbell in hand. The strict press, push press and push jerk are natural progression movements that all...

Building a Better Squat; American Record Holder Shawn Bellon’s 6 Basic Tips

American record holder Shawn Bellon can squat over 700lbs off the rack for multiple reps. Here he offers a few tips to get your own squat numbers on the rise!

What is Compensatory Acceleration Training and how can it help you get stronger?

Compensatory Acceleration Training (CAT) was popularized in the western world by Dr. Fred Hatfield. Known as “Dr. Squat”, Hatfield utilized CAT during his time...

What exactly is Tabata training? And what are the benefits?

Tabata training is a hugely popular form of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) that is utilized in multiple fitness and sport-specific training methodologies. If you...

The Russian Kettlebell Swing: Correcting 5 Common Errors

The Russian kettlebell swing (a two-arm swing to the chest or eye-level) is the original, or foundational, kettlebell exercise. The American kettlebell swing (a...

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...

5 Bad Workout Habits You Need to Break

1. The burpee/push-up nap A common fault employed by even the most seasoned athlete, the burpee/push-up nap involves taking a prolonged rest in the prone...

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Feeding the Frasers: Instagram’s Best Destination for CrossFit Foodies

Ever wonder what the fittest male on earth eats to fuel his performance? Well, you can stop the guessing as Mat Fraser’s wife, Sammy Moniz, has created one of the most appealing Instagram pages...

Need a Break? Watch Jacob Heppner & His Dog Winston in a Corgi Race

If you follow three-time CrossFit Games individual athlete, Jacob Heppner on YouTube, you’ve probably picked up some great advice relating to the beloved sport. Tips on mobility, nutrition, and training are his specialty, offering...

The World Bollock Lifting Championship: Strongman Eddie Halls Lifts 6 KG Kettlebell With His...

We may have just discovered event one of the 2020 CrossFit Games. An event so savage, it would no doubt cut the field in half. What difficult feat, you ask? Lifting a kettlebell by...