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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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Sam Cournoyer

Experts and Athletes Predict the 2020 CrossFit Games Finals

Now that some of the 2020 CrossFit Games Finals Events are being disclosed, it’s becoming easier to see which athletes might thrive and which athletes might struggle at The Ranch in Aromas, CA. We circled back with Armen Hammer on his predictions, as well as two of our favorite friendly...

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Haley Adams CrossFit Games

Haley Adams Is the Next BIG THING in CrossFit

Haley Adams is the youngest competitor in this year's CrossFit Games field, but even at 19 years old, she's a seasoned competitor. That experience and drive was enough to land her at 3rd overall after Stage 1 of this year's...

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