The Benefits Of Box Breathing

Box breathing is a simple concentration exercise that also retrains your nervous system to breathe properly. Use this next time you feel stress or at the box during your next WOD.

What Muscle Soreness Says About Your Workout

The infamous saying, “no pain, no gain” has been thrown around for years, convincing people that to see physical and athletic progress, they need to feel the pain, otherwise, they weren’t working hard enough...

Taking Care of your Hands

You can tell a lot about a person by their hands. Or so the saying goes (or is that feet?). When it comes to the hands of a CrossFitter, one can often see the...

Should You Drink Water During a Workout?

We all know the value that H20 brings to the table, not just in athletics, but everyday life. After all, it makes up roughly 60% of our bodies, and there’s not a single organism...
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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.

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...

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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...