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...

The NPGL is Officially Underway; Our Thoughts on the Inaugural Match

On Tuesday night the Los Angeles Reign took on the New York Rhinos in the very first game of the National Pro Grid League (briefly known as the National Pro Fitness League). The world...

2019 CrossFit Games Rulebook Released, Updates for All Athletes

After arguably the biggest year of change the CrossFit Games have ever seen, the 2019 Rulebook has finally arrived – almost five months after the initial changes were announced. The rulebook provides clarity on...

How CrossFit (and the Open) Connects Us All

CrossFit is unique and wonderful in many ways, and often times the personal experience that each one of us has with the sport is a distinctive story that is exclusive to the athlete. We...

The NPGL Kicks Off in Less than Two Weeks

The National Pro Grid League (NPGL), formerly the National Pro Fitness League, is due to begin its inaugural season in less than two weeks with a powerhouse matchup on August 19th between the New...

2014 CrossFit Games TV Schedule

As I’m sure you all know, the CrossFit Games start next week, and unless you were one of the lucky souls who managed to scrounge up enough dough for a gold/silver pass and a...

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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...

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Free Preview: Inside the Cole Sager Issue

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...