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How to Improve Your Power Cleans

Page: 1Next »<p>So you want to become a more powerful and explosive athlete. Do you want to be faster and jump higher? If you only had one movement to …

Complexes Made Simple

Here's what you need to know...<p>Complexes are a great way to build muscle, boost conditioning, and burn body fat while avoiding the boring cardio …

6 Olympic Weightlifting Habits To Break Today!

With over 20 years of Olympic Weightlifting experience, I’m used to the sport being relatively misunderstood. Most often it’s confused with …

Mastering The Muscle-Up

For athletes looking to get their first muscle-up—whether on the rings or the bar—who may have tried and failed numerous times; who may have studied …

Muscle

5 Extreme Bodyweight Strength Exercises

<i>I’m super excited to share this great guest post with you courtesy of Al Kavadlo the author of Pushing the Limits! Total Body Strength with No</i> …

5 Exercises You Are Not Doing That Could Improve Your CrossFit

If you are an avid CrossFitter, you have heard this phrase before: “Constantly varied, functional movements performed at high intensities.” CrossFit …

3 Yoga Poses to Increase Overhead Shoulder Mobility

A couple weeks ago I wrote about overhead squat limitations, and the poses I recommended were to open the hips. <b>A second key component to overhead</b> …

Want to Be Good at Oly? by Chad Vaughn

<i>Two-time Olympian Chad Vaughn details four areas of focus if you really want to add weight to your snatch and clean and jerk.</i><p>Most athletes dive into …

Pull-Up Awareness Month – Week One: The Hollow Position - Invictus Fitness

<b>Pull-Up May – Week One: The Hollow Position</b><br>Written by Shane Farmer<p>It’s here, it’s finally here. The month you’ve all been waiting for. Pull-up …

Workouts

How to Maximize Strength and Size With Bodyweight Exercise

<b>One of the biggest debates in strength and hypertrophy training has always been about whether or not you can get strong and swole from bodyweight</b> …

CrossFit Pull Ups: Which Came First? The Strict or the Kip?

So, the title may sound weird, but it does beg a question similar to “which came first the chicken or the egg?” <b>What does come first when it comes to</b> …

CrossFit Champ Rich Froning's Fitness Regimen

With back-to-back victories at the CrossFit Games, a strongman-style competition among some of the world’s fittest athletes, Rich Froning has become the de facto face of the CrossFit movement, which now encompasses some 4,500 affiliated gyms across the country and millions of devotees.<p>This July 26 …

17 Signs You're Obsessed With CrossFit

In addition to sporting a super-toned body, you're probably also guilty of a few things on this list<p>How can you spot a fellow CrossFit junkie? Consider these quirks and habits dead giveaways. And if you're guilty of them as well, you just might be obsessed with the butt-kicking fitness craze, which …

Training Secrets from the Fittest Woman on Earth

After three days of grueling physical tests at the 2013 CrossFit Games in Carson, California, at the end of July, Samantha Briggs stood atop the podium as women's champion. For the 31-year-old from Manchester, England, that crowning achievement capped a long hard journey back to the upper echelons …