2016 Masters Qualifier Workouts Released

Following the conclusion of the Open, the top-200 Masters athletes worldwide in each age division (40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60+) have been invited to compete in the Masters Online Qualifier—four workouts that the athletes must complete by the 5 p.m. (PT) deadline on Monday, April 25th. These workouts are as follows: EVENT 1 21-15-9 reps … Read more

Julie Foucher Accepts Invite to Regionals

Julie Foucher, a four-time Games competitor who tragically missed out on competing at the 2015 Games due to a torn Achilles suffered at Regionals, has announced that she will compete at the Central Regional in a few weeks time. Foucher, 27, had previously announced that the 2015 Games season would be her last before suffering … Read more

Overcoming Your Plateaus and Getting Better at CrossFit

As CrossFit continues to evolve as a sport, pastime and recreational activity (beyond the domain of simply being a fitness program), many participants will want to know how to become better at it.  Let’s be clear, the sport and the program are two distinct things.  One can become fitter without including movement X or workout … Read more

CrossFit Games to Move Out of the Stub Hub Center Next Year?

Last week a letter written by  CrossFit Games General Manager Justin Bergh was posted to the Games website. Within it he congratulates the community on “an exceptional Open”, as well as detailing planned expansions to the CrossFit Games website and apps. These include a fully-responsive website customizable profiles, as well as completely re-imagined Games apps. … Read more

Shin Splints 101: Causes + Treatment Options

Medial tibial stress syndrome, more commonly known as shin splints, refers to lower leg pain below the knee on the front outside part of the shin (anterior shin splints), or the inside of the leg (medial shin splints). They’re common among runners, but as one of the most frequent injuries in sports they can afflict … Read more

Charis Chan, 2x Regional Competitor, Suspended From 2016 CrossFit Games Season

On April 1st, CrossFit HQ released this statement regarding the suspension of Charis Chan, a two-time Regional competitor: “CrossFit, Inc. has been informed and believes that Charis Chan failed a drug test at the American Open Weightlifting [AOW] Championships. While Chan is disputing the results and has not yet been officially sanctioned by the U.S. … Read more