FitLife Cruise: Relax, Train, Compete Aboard Norwegian Cruise Line

This year FitLife Cruise will be taking the CrossFit mantra of “prepare for the unexpected” and testing athlete’s ability to perform at their highest level, regardless of the setting. Rx Cruises and Norwegian Cruise Line...

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...

5 Legitimate Reasons to Skip Today’s Workout

You’re (really) tired Regardless of whether it’s mental or physical, feeling excessively fatigued is a sure sign that skipping the workout and catching up on some rest is in your best interest. If you constantly...

Overcoming 6 Common Obstacles in the Way of Your Fitness Goals

Life happens. As such, there is always some obstacle standing between you and your goals. Being aware of common obstacles puts you in a place of power. You can anticipate the obstacles and do...

Predicting 15.1—The First Workout of the 2015 CrossFit Open

The wait is almost over. Tomorrow, at 5 p.m. PT Dave Castro will announce the first workout of the 2015 Open live from Reebok CrossFit One in Canton, MA. Moments later, four-time Games champ...

You might be a CrossFit A-hole if… (5 Warning Signs)

Since you’re reading this, I’ll assume you’re a passionate member of the CrossFit community. And as a passionate member, you must be well aware of the constant stream of negativity that comes from various...

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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...