Fitness

Dave Castro Reveals Individual Event 2 for 2018 Reebok CrossFit Games

CrossFit athletes and fans, prepare for a potentially bumpy week, because if we had to take a rationale guess based on previous Reebok CrossFit Games, then this won't be the last hint and event reveal we see in the...
Important Deadlift Cues to Remember

Through the Bar: 4 Ways to Cue the Deadlift for Stronger Pulls

I'm not going to lie, I love the conventional deadlift. It's by far my favorite movement to train and strongest lift on the platform by far, but unfortunately, it's also the most taxing on my body. In a perfect...
6 Reebok CrossFit Games Athletes In Breach of CrossFit Drug Policy

Five 2018 Reebok CrossFit Games Athletes, Including Emily Abbott, Fail Drug Tests

CrossFit HQ just released the full list of Regionals athletes in breach of CrossFit's drug policy, and the list contains handfuls of high-profile names. Five of the names listed below were 2018 Reebok CrossFit Games-bound (including two individual athletes, and...

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...
2018 Reebok CrossFit Games Road Bike Hint

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...

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Bizarre Sydney Morning Herald Article on Tia-Clair Toomey Creates Internet Chaos

An Sydney Morning Herald article entitled, "World CrossFit Games runner-up Tia Toomey finds Rio 2016 a different beast" emerged from Down Under on Monday night. The article written...

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