Wrist Mobility: Why It’s Important + 8 Exercises to Improve It

How’s your front rack position? Do you wince with pain in your wrists when the barbell forces them back, swing a kettlebell overhead, or...

CrossFit Hipster Flow: 4 Hip Opening Poses

After a grueling workout the last thing you might want to do is take a few minutes to stretch. If your usual go-to for...

The Benefits of Training with a Weight Vest

‘Body Armor’  is the original name for the now famous Memorial Day WOD, ‘MURPH’. The workout is named after Navy Lieutenant Michael Murphy, was killed...

What’s in a thruster? Plus, a few tips to do them more efficiently

If there’s one exercise that’s synonymous with CrossFit, it’s probably the thruster. Heck, the term thruster was first coined by CrossFit. Ask 4x Games...

5 Bad Workout Habits You Need to Break

1. The burpee/push-up nap A common fault employed by even the most seasoned athlete, the burpee/push-up nap involves taking a prolonged rest in the prone...

3 Exercises You Should Be Doing More Often

Running, rowing and kettlebell swings. While everyone may have one or two movements they struggle with, chances are that most people will dread seeing...

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5 Workouts for a Stronger Grip

How many times has your grip betrayed you? The final few reps of those pull-ups are within sight, you know your muscles are ready...

10 Keys to (CrossFit) Happiness

We each have our own 'relationship' with CrossFit. Trying to explain this relationship to an outsider can be tricky. After all, it’s far more...

Getting Comfortable in the Handstand

Working handstands, hand walking, balance work, one arm balance work, and pressing to a handstand are important as they develop your athletic potential and...

6 Tips to Develop the Overhead Squat

The overhead squat (OH squat) is, for many CrossFitters—one of the most vexing movements in the CrossFit repertoire. It exposes weaknesses in flexibility, balance,...
The Fearless Miranda issue is here! Miranda talks about her journey through injuries, competition and now life as a new mom and her new online programming venture Street Parking for athletes who train at home. Also in this issue, how to overcome common training fears, correcting mistakes on the rower, tips...

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Making Gainz With Tempo Training

Quality programming incorporates various training methods to maximize the way athletes get faster, stronger and fitter. One way to add variety into your training...

Can You Finish This Interval WOD Under the Ten Minute Cap?

You're going to have to get anaerobic pretty quickly if you want to finish this workout under the ten minute time cap. If you're...

Tricep Gainz: 5 Exercises to Strengthen this Muscle

If an athlete’s arms ever catch your attention, whether the person is male or female, you might actually be noticing the size of their...

The 5 toughest workouts in Open history

Every year the Open is met with equal parts excitement and dread by the CrossFit community. Excitement at the chance to test our fitness...

TRAINING

Building a Better Squat; American Record Holder Shawn Bellon’s 6 Basic Tips

American record holder Shawn Bellon can squat over 700lbs off the rack for multiple reps. Here he offers a few tips to get your own squat numbers on the rise!

What is Compensatory Acceleration Training and how can it help you get stronger?

Compensatory Acceleration Training (CAT) was popularized in the western world by Dr. Fred Hatfield. Known as “Dr. Squat”, Hatfield utilized CAT during his time...

What exactly is Tabata training? And what are the benefits?

Tabata training is a hugely popular form of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) that is utilized in multiple fitness and sport-specific training methodologies. If you...

The Russian Kettlebell Swing: Correcting 5 Common Errors

The Russian kettlebell swing (a two-arm swing to the chest or eye-level) is the original, or foundational, kettlebell exercise. The American kettlebell swing (a...

12 Tips for a New CrossFitter

1. Scale Know your limits. Let’s take the benchmark workout Diane. Diane consists of 21, 15 and 9 reps of deadlifts and handstand push-ups. The...

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Is Kre-Alkalyn Creatine Better? A Look at Elivate Nutrition’s Hypertrophy

The use of nutritional supplements is well established within multiple athletic and fitness fields. For athletes seeking to gain an edge in their performance...

Benefits of a Big Breakfast

As a breakfast aficionado, I fully embrace the well-known phrase, “Eat breakfast like a king,  lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper.”...

Eating 101: How to Pack on Size

For many athletes, adding mass to their bodies can equate to moving weight a lot easier in the gym—and you'll look stronger too which...