Sam Briggs Faces Visa Problems, May Miss 2016 CrossFit Games

According to a recent Instagram post by 2013 CrossFit Games champ Sam Briggs, she has currently run into issues with her visa that may prevent her from attending the 2016 Games at the end of  July. From her Instagram post: “I am writing this post hoping that someone in the CrossFit community can help me … … Read more

Giveaway! Enter to Win 1 of 4 Gatorz Sunglasses

This contest is now closed. Gatorz was founded in 1991 with the goal of creating a product that was different from the competition in a large marketplace. While most sunglass companies use plastic and few parts to cut costs, Gatorz decided to create their frames from 7075 billet aluminum—which is the same stuff that’s used … Read more

The Benefits of Isometric Training + a Few Drills to Get You Started

Isometric training—also known as static strength training—is an underrated and underused strength training method that can help you overcome a plateau in many of your lifts and increase your overall strength. What is isometric training? When we train, our muscles typically contract in one of three ways (depending on the movement). When we lower a … Read more

Michelle Letendre on Retiring After the 2016 CrossFit Games

“Have you ever heard the saying, ‘Quit while you’re ahead?’” These are the words of Michele Letendre, who qualified for her sixth consecutive CrossFit Games in May when she finished third at the East Regional. Six straight Games appearances is an astounding achievement, but we won’t see any more from Letendre—at least as an Individual … Read more

Dave Castro Hints Toward New Location for 2017 CrossFit Games

In April 2016, CrossFit Games General Manager Justin Bergh announced that the 2016 CrossFit Games will be the last at the Stub Hub Center. “The Games have grown tremendously in Carson, California over the last six years, and we’re thrilled about the event we are planning for our 10th year—our seventh at the StubHub Center. However, we’re currently … Read more