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3 Simple Exercises Strength Athletes Should Do for Stronger, Healthier Feet

Imagine wearing gloves for the entire day, from the moment you leave your house until you return again late in the evening. Do you think your hands will be affected, especially if you choose stiff gloves that really limit...

How Finger Length and Hand Size Relate to Grip Strength & Athleticism

The body has some pretty unique ways of telling us things about ourselves. For example, there are various areas of research that have made suggestions about our motor abilities, cognitive function, and skill acquisition associated with our left and...

#WiggleMeOff Is the Next Big Thing in Silly Gym Games

We're not sure EXACTLY where it started or WHO came up with such an idea, but get ready, because #wigglemeoff is about to be the stupid new gym game your friends are constantly playing. Basically, two people sit on...

College Football Is Back: Check Out Saquon Barkley’s 5-Rep 525 lb Back Squat

For many, we're beginning that transition into one of the best times of the year, which entails colder weather weekends filled with college football. In honor of college football kicking off this weekend, we felt it was only fitting...

10 CrossFit Trainers Give Their Best Murph Tips

If you’re a seasoned CrossFit® athlete, you’ve probably memorized all the Girls, Hero WODS, and evil (and brilliant) open workout creations of Dave Castro that have morphed their way into CrossFit history. All of these famous workouts exist to...

18.1 CrossFit® Open Workout Announced

And so it has begun. The 2018 CrossFit Open is underway, and CrossFit Games Director Dave Castro has certainly started off the competition on an exciting foot. Open Workout 18.1 is an AMRAP triplet: As always, athletes start on a...

Dumbbell Lunges – Exercise Guide and Benefits

Dumbbell lunges play a valuable role in nearly every strength, power, fitness, and sport athletes movement arsenal. Whether looking for increase muscle mass, joint integrity, or sport specific applications (increased squat, split jerks, running and more); look no further...

The 8 Most Badass Feats of Strength from the Ancient World

Since the dawn of time, cultures from all over the world have equated strength with awesomeness. Here are some of our favorite heroes from the ancient world, men who weren’t just known for their prowess in battle (there were plenty...

The Best Moments from the 2015 CrossFit Games Behind the Scenes

Last week, CrossFit HQ started releasing their annual behind the scenes documentary of the CrossFit Games. As in previous years, the footage follows athletes throughout the entire week, giving fans exclusive insight into the lives of their favorite athletes. Clocking in...

Sara Sigmundsdottir and Mat Fraser Have Officially Won the 2017 CrossFit Open

After five weeks and five grueling, boundary-pushing workouts, Sara Sigmundsdottir and Mat Fraser have been announced as the winners of the 2017 CrossFit Open. Sigmundsdottir's victory was narrowly won. She came in first with 34 points, followed by Kari Pearce in second place with 38 points,...

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Who Will Win in Rio? Medal Predictions for Every Weightlifting Class

The 2016 Rio Olympics are less than a week away, and with recent doping suspensions, the weightlifting field seems more wide open than in...

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