Fitness

Thai CrossFit Box Dedicates Hero WOD to Seal Who Died During Cave Rescue

CrossFit is an organization — some would call it more of a movement — with tremendous respect for the military and law enforcement officers, which is why one of the sport’s best known traditions is the Hero WODs, or...
Athleta Van Huffelen

The Untold History of the Overhead Press

The Military Press is undoubtedly one of weightlifting’s most elusive challenges. Done correctly, and with strict form, the Press can humble even the greatest ego. Done incorrectly, the Press turns into a vertebrae and gravity defying lean with little...
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Dave Castro Hints Street Bikes Will Be In 2018 Reebok CrossFit Games

CrossFit athletes and fans prepare yourselves, because Dave Castro's normal string of Reebok CrossFit Games event hints are upon us. Yesterday, Castro dropped the first hint for the 2018 Reebok CrossFit Games individual competitors, and of course, it's already sparked...
Jen Thompson Powerlifting Champion Pre-Meet Meal

8 IPF World Classic Powerlifting Champions Share Their Pre-Meet Meals

Have you ever wondered what some of the top powerlifting athletes eat before they compete? Maybe it's just me, or maybe you've wondered the same. With the conclusion of the 2018 IPF World Classic Powerlifting Championships, I was curious...
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Could Baking Soda Be the Best Workout Supplement You’ve Never Tried?

While this sounds like your grandma’s folksy remedy for a kickass workout, baking soda (also known as sodium bicarbonate) might actually have application for strength sports, especially metcons, HIIT, and other workouts that require serious anaerobic output. Editor’s note: The content...

Why Omega-3s Are Extra Helpful for Strength Athletes

Multivitamins and meal replacements will often be delighted to tell you that they provide all of your essential vitamins and minerals, but will conveniently leave off one nutrient that’s essential for optimal health: Omega-3 fatty acids. There’s no official recommended...

Sympathetic Vs Parasympathetic: Why Every Athlete Needs to Understand the Difference

What if you could will yourself to absorb food better? OK, that sounds like magic, but — and we promise there’s science supporting this — in two minutes and without leaving your chair you can purposefully put your body...
American Ninja Warrior

How a 4-Time American Ninja Warrior™ Trains for Victory

Strength sports are awesome, but let’s be honest, it’s still pretty hard to get the average American excited to watch them on TV. They’re still sports that require a pretty intimate understanding of what’s happening onscreen — what a...
Full CrossFit Week 3 Recap.

On to the Games: 2018 CrossFit Games Regionals Week 3 Recap

With this weekend's epic conclusion, we now know who's officially moving on the to 2018 Reebok CrossFit Games in Madison, Wisconsin. It seems like only yesterday the 2018 CrossFit Open was kicking off, and now we've already made it through...

Win a Modular Power Rack with Attachments from Force USA!

BarBend and Force USA are teaming up to give one lucky winner our biggest giveaway prize yet: Their very own Power Rack with some amazing attachments! This prize package is valued at nearly $1,200, and it's the PERFECT start to that...

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Jumping Pull-Up – Muscles Worked, Benefits, and Exercise Demo

In this article we will discuss the jumping pull-up, a total body bodyweight movement that can be used for metabolic conditioning and/or pull-up progression...

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