Tabata Songs: Music Created Specifically for TABATA Interval Training

Tabatas are a simple yet effective interval training routine. A tabata consists of 4 minutes of 8 intervals: 20 seconds of work, 10 seconds of rest. To experience an entirely different training session consider...

Product Review: Paleo On The Go’s BBQ Beef Brisket & Chicken Wings

When most people think of the Super Bowl, they look forward to a great game, funny commercials and a rocking halftime show. The team at BoxLife, on the other hand, looks forward to THE...

Product Highlight: WODies by JerkFit

If you’ve been doing CrossFit for a while, you’ve probably heard of ‘WODies’—the two-in-one palm protectors and wrist wraps. And if you haven’t seen them in action or felt them for yourself, you’re probably...

The 411: Inov-8 F-Lite™ 230

The Inov-8 brand has become increasingly popular with our community and for good reason. At 6mm, the F-Lite™ 230 design has the right sole to help you feel grounded and allows you to generate...

PerformaSleep: Increase Performance with Better Sleep

Most of us are well aware of how demanding CrossFit workouts can be on our bodies. We chose this sport because we love it and in some form or another want to improve our...

ROCKTAPE REVIEW

If you follow the CrossFit Games, you’ve probably seen those funky colored tape strips on athletes. It’s on Jason Khalipa, Camille Leblanc and Josh Bridges; heck, you’ve probably seen someone at your local box...

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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...