Team Reebok East Wins the CrossFit Team Series

This Monday, at 5 p.m. pacific time, score submissions for the final four workouts of the CrossFit Team Series officially closed. Teams around the world have spent the last month and a half completing...

7 Interesting Facts From the Atlantic & South Regionals You May Have Missed

In case you’ve been living under a stack of bumper plates, the 2015 CrossFit Regionals kicked off this past week with the Atlantic and South competitions. While much of the attention was (rightly) placed...

Why I Take Off My Shirt During a Wod

“3,2,1 GO!” The familiar beeps of the clock accompany the booming voice of your coach as you launch yourself into the workout of the day. All around you your classmates are moving in uncoordinated...

RECAP: The 2019 Wodapalooza CrossFit Festival

Time’s up in Miami, and we have two new individual athletes heading to Madison and a team of veteran athletes. Patrick Vellner set a blinding pace on Friday and never looked back, as he...

CrossFit’s 4-Minute Mile: What self-belief in sport can achieve

On May 6th, 1954, an English doctor and academic named Roger Bannister became the first person to run a mile in under four minutes. For years, no one believed that such a feat was...

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...

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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...