The most anticipated fight night of the strength sports world is almost here. On Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, 2018 World's Strongest Man (WSM) champion Hafthor "The Mountain" Björnsson versus Devon "No Limits" Larratt headlines a stacked fight card in Dubai, UAE, that features a total of nine bouts. The card...Read more
The shoulder press is a movement used by most strength, power, and fitness athletes to increase overhead strength, pressing abilities, and add significant size and strength to the shoulders (and upper chest, traps, and triceps). The shoulder press has a...Read more
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
- Weighted Carries
- Clean & Jerks
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.
Two-time Fittest Woman on Earth® Annie Thorisdottir made a statement at the 2021 CrossFit Games by placing third overall in dramatic fashion. Tia-Clair Toomey-Orr won the 2021 CrossFit Games, and Laura Horváth placed second. This is Thorisdottir's sixth podium finish at a CrossFit Games and her 11th time competing in...Read more
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