Don’t Hold It in—Why Grunting May Help You

There are many distinctive sounds to be found within the walls of a CrossFit box. In addition to the thunderous concoction of barbells dropping...

4 Bad Habits Keeping You From Becoming a Better CrossFitter

Bad habits are a counter-productive pain in the ass. In CrossFit, they can affect our efficiency, our performance in a workout and even our...

5 Reasons to Love Burpees

It’s the exercise everyone loves to hate. Buck Furpees, as the not-so-elegant saying goes. Burpees are a simple, straightforward movement. Drop down to the...

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...

High Bar vs Low Bar Back Squats. What’s the Difference?

Everyone loves squatting and with good reason. The back squat in particular is arguably the most renowned weightlifting exercise in fitness, and a staple...

The Central Governor Theory: Why your brain may be limiting your performance at the...

“Sometimes I think we forget about training our brain. We spend all of our time training our body but we forget about the brain....

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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