How Poor Posture Affects Your Health and Athletic Performance

Your everyday, non-training posture has a far greater impact on our athletic performance and mental and physical health than you probably realize. Sure, you...

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...

3 Reasons to Cool-down After Your WOD (+ the Key Stages of an Effective...

Many people dismiss the cool-down as a waste of time, or simply unimportant. But if that were the case, then why is that we...

Practice ‘Breathing Like a Lion’ & Increase Focus & Confidence

No matter how badass you are, every now and then, we can all use a quick and easy boost to get us going before...

Using PRP Therapy to Treat Injuries

PRP, in a nutshell, is a procedure that imitates our body’s response to an injury in a more powerful and accelerated way though the use of high-concentrations of our body’s platelets.

Inner Peace: Exploring Your Pre-Competition Mindset

Competition is ever-present in the CrossFit community. Aside from the Open, Regionals and the CrossFit Games, more local “throwdowns” are taking place. This allows...

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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...

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...

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,...

8 Reasons Why You Aren’t Getting Stronger

Strength is one of the most sought after fitness skills. The idea of moving heavy weight in a workout—not to mention the aesthetic benefits...

13 CrossFit Gym Etiquette Rules You Need to Know

Certain arenas require you to behave in a respectable manner. You wear the appropriate work attire because you are a professional and you are...

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...

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