No Excuses: From Heart Failure to CrossFit

By Kacie Fisher I’ve been an athlete all my life, and started organized sports at the age of 3. I learned balance and coordination in Wee Ones Gymnastics, teamwork in soccer and tee ball, and...
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What to pack if you're headed to the Reebok CrossFit Games

Chris Spealler And The Family: Never Quit!

Some experts say athletic ability is greatly due to genetics. The Speallers must have really good genetics, because they were made to CrossFit. You may have heard of the “Legend”, six-time Games competitor, Chris Spealler,...
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Miranda Oldroyd: How CrossFit Saved My Life

Imagine if tomorrow everything changed. No more WODs, no more competitions, no more PRs. The following is one of the most amazing stories of CrossFit, fate and an absolutely fearless attitude!
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Cheryl Brost: A Different Vantage Point

At 41, Cheryl Brost is a three-time Games athlete, mother of two and entrepreneur. She’s proof that age is not a deciding factor when competing for the title Fittest Woman on Earth.
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CrossFit Training During Pregnancy

Women who CrossFit are not your average baby mamas. CrossFitters define “virtuosity”—performing the common uncommonly well, even if that “common” is pregnancy.

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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...