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10 Reasons to Try CrossFit

​Few in the world of fitness can boast about a resume like Matt Chan can. A four-time top 10 finisher at the CrossFit games, he has been one of the …

Ask The Doc: Hinge The Hips!

Page: 1Next »<p>by KYLE SELA|PT, DPT, SCS, OCS, CSCS<p>[W]hen it comes to elite performance and power development, the hips are key.<p>In an earlier article …

When You Train and What It Might Mean About You and Your Exercise

<b>Back in the day, I used to come home from the boxing gym after sparring and then go on a night run at nine or ten o’clock.</b> After sparring, it takes a …

How to Improve Your Ring Dips

Page: 1Next »<p>What exactly are ring dips and why should we do them? If you have struggled through a WOD like “Elizabeth” that involves lots of ring …

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Squats and Deadlifts for CrossFit

Chad, thx for the input.<br>some clarification...<br>based on the sport and what you see at the games it seems from some eyes that there is more oly work …

Ask The Doc: Addressing Wrist Pain

Page: 1Next »<p>If you’ve ever dealt with it, you know that wrist pain and/or injury is among the worst for anyone involved with CrossFit. A majority of …

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6 Rowing Machine Mistakes (And How to Fix Them)

[caption id="attachment_54709" align="alignnone" width="620"] <i>Photo: Pond5</i>[/caption]Not sure how to work out on a rowing machine without looking like …

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How to Perform Pistols

Page: 1Next »<p>Perhaps, at this point in your CrossFit career, you have mastered the air squat and you are starting to add some serious weight to your …

Workouts

5 Tips On How To Improve Your Overhead Squats

Overhead squats (OHS) are a difficult movement. They seem so simple - simply keep your arms and weight above your head while you squat...but they …

How to Take Care of Your Hands

Page: 1Next »<p>If you lift weights or do a lot of pullups, your hands are going to rip at some point. This not only hurts (the initial hot shower has …

Skin Care

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 …

Hips Don't Lie: They're Stronger Than You Are

by MISSY ALBRECHT, DPT, CSCS, FMS| Physical Therapist/Coach<p><b>Do your homework!</b> [Y]ou should be improving your hip extension mobility to allow your body …

How to Become a Snatch Master! - Invictus Fitness

<b>How to Become a Snatch Master</b> <br>Written by Cody Burgener<p>How much do you snatch? How much do you power snatch? If you don’t know the difference between …

Jason Ferruggia’s Renegade Fitness

<b>Guest Post by Tyler Bramlett, Creator of the CT-50 System</b><p>One of the most common mistakes people make is getting married to the idea that the only way …

Body Fat

Get Smart About Your Press

The press, push press, push jerk, snatch, and overhead squat all require a specific level of shoulder mobility before you should perform them under …

Comment on The Muscle-Up by Beginner’s Guide to Adult Gymnastics | everything about your health

[…] and write my own muscle up tutorial here when Jim Bathurst of Beast Skills already wrote one of the best muscle-up guides available on the […]

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Want to Move like a CrossFit Champion? Coach Carl Paoli Says You Need to Get Back to Basics

This weekend an estimated 25,000 CrossFit athletes, fans, and supporters will descend upon the StubHub Center in California for the 2014 Reebok CrossFit Games. Winners of this competition are awarded the title, "The Fittest on Earth." Now <i>those</i> are some serious bragging rights.<p>But while only two …

Workouts

5 Common Posture Problems (& How to Fix Them)

Last week I attended a full day workshop on “Posture and Movement Analysis” in NYC.1 About 25 fitness professionals showed up, all of whom exercise …

Top Tips For Your First Two Years of CrossFit

Page: 1Next »<p>Decorate your box for the Holidays – click any image below to purchase!<p>Think back to all the mistakes you made when starting CrossFit, …

Fitness

Master the Muscle-Up

The muscle-up is one of the most coveted CrossFit exercises that takes a ton of strength and practice to master. In concept, a perfectly executed …

What's Preventing You From Doing Pistol Squats? How to Progress Pistols

The pistol, or single-leg squat, is a unique exercise that combines strength, flexibility, and grace in a manner unlike many other movements. There …

How To Tape Your Hands - Invictus Fitness

<b>How To Tape Your Hands</b><br>Written by Calvin Sun<br>(This article was originally published on June 2, 2009 – a good reminder for our newer athletes.)<p>Every …

Are You Committed? - Invictus Fitness

<b>Are You Committed?</b><br>Written by C.J. Martin<p>April L., an amazing athlete and online coaching client from Florida, sent me the photo above. The photo is …

Are You an Athlete or an Exerciser?

Before you even say it, no, the title isn’t a jab at CrossFitters. This has nothing to do with what sport or activity you choose to pursue, only how …

Exercise

CrossFit.com Programming Analysis, Part 2: Movement Selection & Frequency

Page: 1Next »<p><b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>“CrossFit.com Programming Analysis: Part 2” was originally published to the Beyond the Whiteboard blog on 8 May 2014 and</i> …

Workouts

Overhead Position in the Press with Bethanie Giardina

Kipping Pull-up Fix with Cameron Soden

What Not to Do When You Visit Another CrossFit Box

Page: 1Next »<p>Hey guys, I made it back from vacation! I soaked up the sun and sand, caught up on some sleeping, and I ate all the food. It was …

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