A 4-Week Plan to Increase Overhead Pressing Strength

While most CrossFit athletes know their PRs in the squat, deadlift, snatch, and clean and jerk, few probably know how much weight they can strict press overhead. Is it because they just don’t consider overhead pressing strength that important? Probably not. It’s more likely due to the fact that many athletes simply don’t place enough … Read more

The Best Movements for Stronger Legs – Besides Squats

When you think about improving your leg strength, what’s the first exercise you think of? Squats, of course, and with good reason. Yet, there are several other movements that can help build strength and power in our legs. On any given day, the movements in this list can be added as accessory exercises or as … Read more

The Strict Press, Push Press, & Push Jerk – What’s the Difference?

Push it real good—ideally overhead, with a barbell in hand. The strict press, push press and push jerk are natural progression movements that all have a place in the box. Each differs slightly from the other, and we can often get confused on which is which. That’s why we’ve developed a quick and dirty guide … Read more

The 5 Toughest Movements in CrossFit to Master

Certain movements in CrossFit can make us cringe just hearing them or seeing them written on the whiteboard. Movements that equally test your strength, range of motion, and coordination. Typically a movement that taps into different wheelhouses simultaneously can be frustrating to achieve. Here are 5 of the toughest movements in CrossFit: 1. Single-arm kettlebell … Read more

Is It Too Late To Train For the Open?

If you’re wondering if it’s too late to start training for the Open, the answer is no. Why are we even discussing the Open in August? Well, this year the Open start October 10th! Training With just over 60 days before the Open begins, you can see a drastic improvement in fitness by implementing an … Read more