LIFT LIKE YOU’RE GAMES BOUND

Given this is the Games issue, it’s appropriate to discuss how Olympic Weightlifting plays a role in your preparation for any competition, especially the highly prestigious Reebok CrossFit Games. Whether your goal is a local meet or the big time, many principles remain the same. After all, whatever gets you far probably works. Trust it … Read more

JASON KHALIPA AND THE 100LB DUMBBELL

During the 2013 Post Games Press Conference, Jason Khalipa shared how CrossFit Games programming helps athletes accomplish the unthinkable.  “Last year at Regionals, we were asked to do one-arm snatches with a 100lb dumbbell. I saw it on paper and thought, “That looks really heavy.” So I bought a 100lb dumbbell and brought it to … Read more

Ben Smith: Interview with the 23-year-old Phenom!

Third place Games finisher Ben Smith has become a CrossFit fan favorite. Competing at the Games over the last five years and now owner and head coach of CrossFit Krypton in Virginia, Smith has grown up with CrossFit—literally. Throughout his time in the sport, Smith has been known as ‘the youngest CrossFit Games Competitor’ and … Read more