Highlights From Dave Castro’s Q&A on Reddit

Last week Director of the CrossFit Games Dave Castro held an AMA (as me anything) on Reddit. This marks the second time he's opened himself up to the CrossFit community in such a format;...

BoxLife Roundup: The Latest from the CrossFit Community

In case you missed it, let’s catch you up on what’s going on around the CrossFit community: October 15th—CrossFit founder and CEO Greg Glassman releases statement on Kevin Ogar and OC Throwdown We all remember the...

Is The Floor At Your Box As Clean As It Can Be?

Is the floor at your box as clean as it can be? We sure hope it is, but truthfully, the answer is likely no. Meet the Bulldog Scrubber--the preferred method of cleaning gym floors...

Row 2 Daytona: Charity Event Benefiting Lift Florida

On June 12-14, the National Youth Weightlifting Championships will be held in Daytona Beach, Florida. LIFT Florida, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing support and opportunities for young athletes to train in Weightlifting, is...

Froning On ‘Not Smiling On the Podium’

For the time since 2010 Rich Froning finished the the CrossFit Games in a position other than first. From 2011 through 2014 Froning dominated the competition, winning the Games four consecutive years. After retiring...

Last Week’s Videos of the Week

Dave Durante’s handstand drill: Former US National champion and gymnastics coach Durante demonstrates a great positional drill to build up your handstands called box/wall body tighteners (horizontal & vertical). A video posted by David Durante...

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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...