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The CrossFit Games Are Objective, Fair, and Getting Better Every Year

Darren Coughlan is the owner of CrossFit Newcastle, Australia's first CrossFit affiliate. Over the last six years, he has coached multiple athletes to the highest levels of the sport, including two individuals in 2016. This article was written after his experiences as...

Chin-ups Versus Pull-ups: Why the Difference Is Important

The chin-up and pull-up are among the top upper body exercises for developing strength and power. While they’re both similar in their movements, they can be used in your programming at different times for different reasons. The Differences Between Chin-ups...

2 Exercises That’ll Get You a One-Armed Chin-Up

There are elite circles of the strength world where even the ability to squat triple your bodyweight won't get you through the door. We’re talking about the peaks of extreme bodyweight strength, where bodyweight masters have the kind of coordination, relative strength, and kinesthetic awareness that blows...

9 of the Best Grip Exercises to Build Serious Strength

This article is all about grip strength and how to gain serious, transferable, real-world strength. What you won’t find in here is wrist rolls, reverse barbell curls, or hand-gripper exercises. Additionally, I will assume that you are already are doing rows,...

Here Are the Dates for the 2017 CrossFit Games Season

The CrossFit Games has a new home for 2017-2019. Now, just a day after Dave Castro's announcement about the Games venue change, the official 2017 CrossFit Games calendar has been released, giving us key dates for the upcoming season. Brooke Wells snatches. Image...

The Best Looks Yet at the Nike Metcon 3

We've already seen some images of the Nike Metcon 3, many of which have come from sneaker aficionado Calvin Nguyen (@boyfanfootball). Recently, Nguyen has been on a posting spree, previewing even more color combinations and angles of the company's yet-to-be-released functional...

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...

4 Reasons Why Every Lifter Can Benefit from Unilateral Training

Regardless of sport, research suggests most athletes can benefit immensely from adding unilateral training into their current training routine. Often, training regimens include a slew of bilateral movements, such as; barbell squats, deadlifts, presses, rows, snatches, and cleans, just to...

Long Day of Sitting? Try These 8 Stretches to Unlock Your Hips

We’re not going to bore you with all the stats and scary science about how sitting is the new smoking and sitting is killing you why are you sitting right now buy a treadmill desk already. But every strength athlete...

Brooke Wells Deadlifts 425 Pounds (and Makes It Look Easy)

After the 2016 Reebok CrossFit Games — in which she finished 6th overall — 21 year old Brooke Wells went in a different direction with her training. To do so, she enlisted the help of CrossFit New England owner...

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Check Out Rogue’s New Dumbbell Bumpers

If you’ve ever said to yourself, “Dumbbells are great alternatives to barbells, but I wish they were more like barbells,” well, your ship has...

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