4 Exercises You’re Not Doing; But Should Be

CrossFit is flush with movements, drills and endless variations that help keep our workouts exciting and our bodies constantly adapting to new stimuli. There...

Can Beet Juice Help Your Athletic Performance?

Beets, beets, beets. They stain your clothes and taste kind of funny. But over the past five years scientific research has shown that contained...

Strengthening Your Posterior Chain

Here’s a statement that will grab your attention straight off the bat: the posterior chain is the most influential muscle group in the body....

High Altitude Training Masks: Worth the Investment?

In the grand scheme of various sport training techniques and equipment that have been passed down and developed over the centuries since the Ancient...

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...

Should you scale your next workout?

When workouts are written "as prescribed" (recognized by the “RX” annotation that many gyms use), they are the hardest variation of that workout.  Some...

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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...

Your Top 10 Weightlifting Questions Answered

Daniel Camargo is a 24-year veteran of Olympic Weightlifting. As an athlete Camargo represented the U.S. in nine international competitions and set three American...

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