First Take – American Weightlifting: The Documentary

The film profiles the current state of Olympic weightlifting in the US, with particular emphasis on the numerous challenges currently facing the sport in the country. Interviews with coaches and athletes throughout the documentary reveal just how obscure weightlifting is as a sport in the country, especially when compared with foreign nations that have far greater participation and funding.

Olympic Weightlifting: Cues & Corrections – The Perfect Book for Both Coaches & Athletes

Having problems with your snatch and clean & jerk? Making the same mistakes over and over again? Do you just want to find a way to correct your negative tendencies and finally start to...

Product Spotlight: Nervacore by CEL Nutrition

Your brain is the headquarters of your body and your life. For such a small organ, it burns a lot of energy. As a result, our energy, focus and brain function can often lag...

Preworkout Spotlight: Xwerks Ignite

For athletes looking to gain an edge in their workouts and love a good pre-workout supplement, look to Xwerks Ignite. Designed specifically for athletes who compete in high-intensity sports such as CrossFit, Olympic Weightlifting,...

Paleo on the Go: 1 Month Review

If you love to eat Paleo but also keep a busy schedule, planning and meal prepping isn’t always an option. A few weeks ago when things got really hectic for me, I needed a...

Product Review: Victory Grips’ Stealth X

At best, I’ve used grips sparingly in the past—mostly leather ones though I’ve dabbled a bit with non-leather. So, a few weeks ago when Victory Grips’ new Stealth X grips arrived, there was a...

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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...