Strengthening the Quads—How & Why it Matters

We don’t skip leg day in CrossFit—we embrace it. After all, our legs carry us from point A to point B, they help us...

It’s Time to Get Comfortable with the Uncomfortable

In sport, what separates the elite from the best? Those athletes who rise to the top have many high quality physical and technical attributes...

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...

Why We Love Wall Balls. Plus a Few Tips To Do Them More Efficiently

“The wall ball drill comprises two highly functional classical weightlifting movements brought together at light loads and extended duration to create a super—potent metabolic...

Building a Better Squat: 5 Proven Squat Programs

Everyone loves to squat. This you already know. It’s not only a great reflection of your strength and power, but also serves as a...

Olympic Weightlifting 101

Jumping into the Olympic Weightlifting game? Then don't miss Olympic Weightlifting veteran Daniel Camargo's 101 article. A must read for anyone practicing the Snatch and Clean & Jerk!

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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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