Fitness

4 Ways to Get More Out of Training Alone

CrossFitters are a particular breed. We want to do our own thing and not rely on anyone else — nah bro, I’ll set up my own bar over here. I’m going RX+! — but we also want to suffer (and...

Building Better Athletes With Joe Kenn (2016 NFL Strength Coach of the Year)

If you're in the strength and conditioning world, then there's a pretty big chance you've heard the name Joe Kenn before. For anyone who hasn't, then maybe you've heard of something called the Tier System Strength Training system. This...

Weightlifter Jared Fleming Is Switching to CrossFit, Aims for Regionals 2018

Weightlifter Jared Fleming is making a move to CrossFit. For a time in 2015, the -94kg athlete held the American record in the snatch, which he set at that year’s USAW National Championships with a lift of 170 kilograms (374.8...

Saturday Evening CrossFit Games Event: (Heavy) Open Workout 17.5

The final workout of the 2017 CrossFit Open season put athletes through a grueling 10-round couplet: 9 Thrusters – 95lbs men/65lbs women 35 Double-unders 10 rounds total in as little time as possible with a 40-minute time cap. On Saturday night at the...

Chains & Bands Are the Secret to Stronger Front Squats

The front squat is a popular squat variation to develop leg and overall strength. For some athletes, the front squat is a slightly more challenging squat variation, and with the usage of band/chains, then the lift becomes even more challenging....

The Best Responses from Dave Castro’s Reddit AMA

As Director of the CrossFit Games, Dave Castro has one of the sport's most recognizable faces. The retired Navy SEAL has been the Director of the Games since its inception ten years ago, and he took to Reddit last...

CrossFit Games Athlete Noah Ohlsen Shows Off Fitness Transformation

A few months ago, multi-time Reebok CrossFit Games athlete Emily Bridgers shared her seven year fitness transformation with followers on Instagram, and the photos illustrated just how far even elite athletes come when adopting new lifestyles and sports. Recently, four-time Games...

Why Some Women Pee Mid-Workout (and What to Do About It)

Let’s set the scene: you just screwed your heels into the floor, your hands are chalked up, your fingers wrapped courageously around the barbell, you close your eyes, nod affirmatively to yourself, and begin to deadlift the bar for...

Plyometric Push-Ups – Muscles Worked, Exercise Demo, and Benefits

Push ups have been around for ages, and are a widely embraced movement to test upper body strength and fitness. Plyometric training has been shown to offer some amazing benefits (discussed below), yet are typically done with lower body...

Full Teams Named for 2017 Reebok CrossFit Invitational

We're less than a month away from the 2017 Reebok CrossFit Invitational, which is set to take place November 5th. This year, the Invitational is being held in Victoria, Melbourne, Australia. The Reebok CrossFit Invitational is often regarded as...

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Ben Smith and Adam Klink Sit In First for Fraser Froning...

When we first wrote about how Mat Fraser and Rich Froning challenged the world to a series of workouts, we were a little skeptical...

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