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Mona Pretorius on South African Weightlifting, CrossFit, and Sports Psychology

The psychology of an athlete plays a big role in their potential successes or lack thereof on the playing field. I remember from my own weightlifting career: If I hit a Personal Record (PR) lift in training, my coach...

The Mistakes You Should Avoid When Recovering From an Achilles Tear

Note: This article is not intended to replace the advice of a qualified medical professional. Please follow your medical professional's advice in order to maximize the effectiveness of recovery from any injury. Last month, we were as shocked as anyone when Alethea...

Alex Viada on CrossFit and Mixing Ultramarathons With Powerlifting

Alex Viada is a little like Big Foot: seen by many, but most disbelieve his existence. (He also spends a lot of time running in the woods.) He's well-known for doing what a lot of old school coaches don't think...

7 Months After Tearing Achilles, Alethea Boon Crushes CrossFit Open Workout 17.2

The 2016 Reebok CrossFit Games saw many athletes launched into the highest ranks of the sport, but not without some crushing injuries and defeats for others. Alethea Boon is one of the competitors who was dealt a bad hand,...

6x CrossFit Games Athlete Marcus Filly on How to Prepare for Open WODs

Marcus Filly is more than a 6-Times Reebok CrossFit Games athlete (3x as a Affiliate cup team athlete, 3x as an Individual). He is the perfect combination of brains, brawn, and a mental capacity for elite physical performance. Marcus Filly...

17.2 Workout Tips from Top CrossFit® Athletes

The second week of the CrossFit® Open is underway, and it's a crazy tough 12-minute AMRAP. Last night, we saw Kari Pearce and Kristi Eramo - two of CrossFit's elite female athletes - take on the workout live. In case...

Let Romanian Teen Barni Böjte Motivate You for Your Next CrossFit Open Workout

Last year, we wrote an article on the Romanian teen, Barni Bojte, who aspires to one day compete at the Reebok CrossFit Games. Unlike most CrossFit® athletes who compete, Bojte doesn't have a home box he attends, an affiliate...

Brooke Ence Withdraws from 2017 CrossFit Open

CrossFit® athlete Brooke Ence is withdrawing from this year's Open due to herniated disk injuries. This news is going to come as a shock to some, as Ence only recently posted about how severe her struggles have been on her...

17.1 Deadline Extended and Jacob Heppner Withdraws From Open

The Reebok CrossFit® Open is in full swing as workout 17.1 - the first workout of the Open - was released last Thursday. This workout was a grueling ascending ladder couplet that paired dumbbell snatches with box jump overs. CrossFit has...

CrossFit Games Athlete Kari Pearce on How to Unlock Your Inner Athlete This Open

Very few people may know the the journey behind Kari Pearce’s explosive rise to the top of the fitness scene. In just over two years, Kari has made herself an elite female CrossFit Games athletes, finishing 5th in 2016 and 21st...

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Strongman Corporation Will Hold First Competition For Disabled Athletes At 2017...

For the time first time in Strongman Corporation history, there will be a sanctioned strongman competition for disabled athletes. This competition will take place at the...

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