Previewing the 2015 CrossFit Open Live Announcements & Athletes

This past Thursday, CrossFit HQ revealed the affiliates that will be hosting the five live announcements of the 2015 Open, and the athletes that will be competing in them. The lineup, I’m sure you’ll...

Free Preview: Inside the Brent Fikowski Issue

The Brent Fikowski issue is here! Learn more about 2017's second fittest man Brent 'The Professor' Fikowski—what's he eating, how's he training, what's he thinking, & much more. You'll also learn about 60+ Master's champ...

11 Reasons You Should Watch the 2015 Reebok CrossFit Games

The 2015 CrossFit Games start on July 21st, and unless you were fortunate enough to get a ticket to see the action in person (though tickets are still available!), you’re going to have to...

Week 1 Preview of the 2016 CrossFit Regionals: Pacific, California, South

The 2016 CrossFit Games Regionals start May 13th with athletes from the Pacific, California and South competitions vying for a qualification spot to the CrossFit Games in July. Five spots are available for each...

Are You Celebrating Enough? 5 Reasons To Do It More Often

When’s the last time you whole-heartedly celebrated an achievement in CrossFit? I’m talking about a victory roar when you hit a new PR or dominate a workout. A manic fist-pump and war cry that...

Team Reebok Classics Win the 2015 CrossFit Team Series

Team Reebok Classics have repeated as champions of the CrossFit Team Series. Well—sort of. In 2014, Team Reebok East (Ben Smith, Scott Panchik, Emily Bridgers, Stacie Tovar) won the competition, but with Panchik recovering...

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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...