FEATURED

CrossFit Games

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...

Rookie of the Year Haley Adams: Open Training, Goals, & Life

After three years of competing in the teen divisions, 18-year-old Haley Adams made her Individual debut at the 2019 CrossFit Games. In doing so,...

Dan Bailey Returns for the 2020 CrossFit Games Competition Season

Last week we announced that one of CrossFit's legends, Josh Bridges, announced his attempt to return to the CrossFit Games in 2020. Now, CrossFit...

Josh Bridges Making a Comeback for the 2020 CrossFit Games

As a former U.S. Navy SEAL, six-time CrossFit Games athlete, four-time Regionals champion, and seven-time CrossFit Open workout winner, Josh Bridges displays a level...

First 2020 CrossFit Games Changes Announced

Though many are still dissecting what we witnessed in a very transitional year at the 2019 CrossFit Games, we did get some breaking news...

Subscribe to the BoxLife Newsletter

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 Competitors Training #613

Open Cycle Week 1 of 4: Monday Strength Front Squat 4 Sets of 5 @ 70% Strength Conditioning Every 2 Minutes For 5 Rounds 3 Tap & Go Power Cleans +...

BoxLife Competitors Training #611

Week 4 of 4: Saturday Strength Every 2 Minutes for 6 Rounds 1 Power Snatches + 1 Hang Squat Snatch @ 75% of Max Snatch Conditioning 24 Minute AMRAP 500 Meter...

BoxLife Competitor’s Training & Fitness Training

Friday, October 11, 2019 Open Workout 20.1 10 rounds for time 8 Ground to Overhead (95/65) 10 Bar-facing Burpees Time cap: 15minutes Good luck to all the athletes that have...

BoxLife Fitness Training #613

Monday, October 14, 2019 Strength Conditioning Every 2 Minutes For 5 Rounds 3 Tap & Go Power Cleans + 3 Push Press @ 70-80% of Max Conditioning Every 5 Minutes...

BoxLife Fitness Training #611

Saturday, October 12, 2019 Conditioning 28 Minute AMRAP 500 Meter Row 10 Deadlifts (225/155) 20 Air Squats 15 Strict Dumbbell Presses - One Side at a Time (50/35) 15 GHD Sit-ups Perceived...

BoxLife Competitor’s Training & Fitness Training

Friday, October 11, 2019 Open Workout 20.1 10 rounds for time 8 Ground to Overhead (95/65) 10 Bar-facing Burpees Time cap: 15minutes Good luck to all the athletes that have...

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...

Editor's Picks

Around the Web

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...