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Shrugs Exercise Guide

Shrugs Exercise Guide

Large, powerful traps are often a sign of a serious lifter. The traps, which span across the upper backs of most powerlifters, weightlifters, fitness athletes, and bodybuilders play a crucial role in deadlifting, squats, heavy carries, and the Olympic lifts...

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CrossFit Basics

What Is CrossFit®?

CrossFit® is often referred to and known as “the sport of fitness”, but originally got its roots as a fitness regimen developed around functional exercises and high-intensity workouts. CrossFit® is a registered trademark of CrossFit, Inc.; more information can be found at their website, CrossFit.com.

This fitness methodology numerous movement staples, including:

  • Box Jumps
  • Thrusters
  • Weighted Carries
  • Squats
  • Snatches
  • Clean & Jerks
  • Handstands
  • Pull-Ups

These are a few of the movements an athlete can perform in any given CrossFit® workout. In order to excel in this sport, an athlete must be well-rounded and carefully curate programs that improve strength, mobility, power, and much more.

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10 Athletes to Watch in the 2021 CrossFit Open

10 Athletes to Watch in the 2021 CrossFit Open

You can feel it, right? Athletes are shuffling and settling into new training programs and getting used to new coaches. Announcements from CrossFit HQ are getting more focused (and hopefully dates are done shifting). The 2021 CrossFit Open is just...

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Wodapalooza 2021 Canceled

Wodapalooza 2021 Canceled, Will Be Back in 2022

Wodapalooza 2021 is canceled. On Jan. 13, 2021, President of Loud and Live Sports Matt O'Keefe announced the news on the Make Pods Great Again podcast, hosted by John Wooley and Niki Brazier. Then, a post on the Wodapalooza Instagram...

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CrossFit Coach Adam Neiffer

Inside the CrossFit Games Bubble (w/ Adam Neiffer)

Today we're talking to CrossFit athlete and coach Adam Neiffer. Adam has been in the competitive CrossFit space since well before it exploded in popularity, and with a competition history dating back to 2009, he’s one of the most experience...

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