Is It Too Late To Train For the Open?

If you’re wondering if it’s too late to start training for the Open, the answer is no. Why are we even discussing the Open in August? Well, this year the Open start October 10th! Training With...

CrossFit Trainer Fined For Talking About Nutrition

It’s undeniable that nutrition is one of the most important aspects of health and fitness. With so much contradicting information on what foods we should be putting into our bodies, many people often turn...

A Quick Note on Complaining

Is complaining ruining your training session? Your teammates’ training session? Your coach’s ability to train you? You may think there’s no harm in venting your frustrations in this manner, but it’s likely having a...

Sweeney, Davidsdottir win in South Africa’s The Fittest in Cape Town

In perhaps the closest races we’ve seen since the sanctionals started, Sean Sweeney and Katrin Davidsdottir claimed the titles of The Fittest in Capetown over the weekend. Davidsdottir proved all she needed was one...

Weekend Recap: The Australian CrossFit Championship. 6 More Athletes Qualify for the Games

Though it went by rather quietly with the Wodapalooza hangover still fresh and the hype for Fittest in Capetown building, six athletes punched their tickets to the CrossFit Games over the weekend. If we’ve...

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...

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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...