Free Virtual Competition: 1 Workout, $5,000 Prize Purse

If you’re feeling the itch to compete, Ten Thousand and WillyB CrossFit, are hosting a virtual fitness competition with a $5,000 purse—and it’s absolutely free to register. Athletes will be submitting a video of...

Open Registration Decline Again – What Does This Mean For the Sport Of Fitness?

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 (and athletes can technically register until the end of the...

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 and Facebook. Nonetheless, the Open is getting off to a...

5 Movements That Could Make Their First Appearance in the 2020 Open

The 2020 CrossFit Open is right around the corner. You may have missed the news now that CrossFit is off of Facebook and Instagram, but hey, that’s what we’re here for. The action starts...

Rich Froning & Scott Panchik Will Go Head-to-Head For CrossFit Open Workout 20.1

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 Mr. Consistency and 8x CrossFit Games competitor Scott Panchik for...

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...

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Wrist Mobility: Why It’s Important + 8 Exercises to Improve It

How’s your front rack position? Do you wince with pain in your wrists when the barbell forces them back, swing a kettlebell overhead, or...

The Benefits of Training with a Weight Vest

‘Body Armor’  is the original name for the now famous Memorial Day WOD, ‘MURPH’. The workout is named after Navy Lieutenant Michael Murphy, was killed...

13 CrossFit Gym Etiquette Rules You Need to Know

Certain arenas require you to behave in a respectable manner. You wear the appropriate work attire because you are a professional and you are...

6 Tips to Develop the Overhead Squat

The overhead squat (OH squat) is, for many CrossFitters—one of the most vexing movements in the CrossFit repertoire. It exposes weaknesses in flexibility, balance,...

What’s in a thruster? Plus, a few tips to do them more efficiently

If there’s one exercise that’s synonymous with CrossFit, it’s probably the thruster. Heck, the term thruster was first coined by CrossFit. Ask 4x Games...

Ankle Mobility: Why it’s important and how to improve it

When we think of mobility in CrossFit, we usually focus on our shoulders, traps, IT band, quadriceps—pretty much the entire posterior chain (which includes...