Backbend Your Way to a Stronger Deadlift

Building strength through backbending can prepare your body for one of the key lifts in CrossFit: the deadlift.  The superman, or Locust pose as...

The Benefits of Battling Ropes

You may be surprised to learn that the rope is used for much more than climbing and pulling, as is commonly seen in CrossFit....

Q&A WITH KELLY STARRETT

If you’ve ever researched how to manage tight hips, help a lower back tweak, improve ankle stability or shoulder mobility, then you’ve more than...

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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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