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#CrossFitProblems: 7 Ways CrossFit Doesn’t Make Your Life Any Easier

CrossFitters often find themselves in some pretty odd circumstances. Yup, we’re talking about #CrossFitProblems. To get the right information, I had …

The Life Cycle of a CrossFitter, Part 1: The Dreaded Plateau

<b>Note:</b> <i>This article dovetails into the excellent article written by Mark Rippetoe "CrossFit – The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly," where he expertly lays</i> …

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The Life-Cycle of a CrossFitter, Part 2 - Moving Into Real Fitness

The first installment in this series discussed the early life cycle of the CrossFitter: first, the honeymoon phase, where CrossFit is magic; then, …

CrossFit

Handstand Walk Progression with Austin Malleolo

Overcoming Your Plateaus and Getting Better at CrossFit

As CrossFit continues to evolve as a sport, pastime and recreational activity (beyond the domain of simply being a fitness program), many …

Exercise

How to Write a Cover Letter, According to Great Artists

For starters, boast about your fortress-destroying skills.<p>Selling yourself often feels like a grotesque act. So job applicants’ cover letters seem unlikely to contain much great prose. Instead, we tend to fill the page with false notes and empty phrases. (“I believe my skills make me the ideal …

Tips for Improved Wrist Mobility - Invictus Fitness

<b>Tips for Improved Wrist Mobility</b><br>Written by Nichole DeHart<p>Lack of wrist mobility can be the limiting factor for many of our members in movements like …

The 3 Best and 3 Worst CrossFit Workouts

Some CrossFit WODS are designed and some are slapped together. <b>One of the cool things about CrossFit is that you can put together any two or three</b> …

5 Reasons to Drink Coffee Before Your Workout

Caffeine can offer functional benefits for your workouts. Here are five reasons to enjoy it as part of an active lifestyle, along with five “rules” …

Pushup Circuit for Strong Shoulders

The circuit works like this: Do each exercise—the pushup, the side pushup to your right, and the side pushup to your left—for 30 seconds, and then move on to the next one. Rest 15 seconds between each exercise. That's one round. Rest one minute, and repeat.<p>"You'll not only ignite muscle growth and …

"Hit or Miss" Double Unders Analysis

Essay on the second pull Part 2 : Muscle sequencing

In Part 1 of this series, I made the point that the third pull and second pull can be considered as the same pull. Following this, I would like to …

Ankle Mobility: Why it’s important and how to improve it

When we think of mobility in CrossFit, we usually focus on our shoulders, traps, IT band, quadriceps—pretty much the entire posterior chain (which …

Zen and the Art of Double Unders

<b>What’s your pace?:</b> [Y]our double under should be a calm, steady zen-like movement. This movement can be an active recovery or a complete gasser.<p>How …

How to Improve Your Rope Climbs

Page: 1Next »<p>Rope climbs. A flash back to Physical Education classes of old, and a movement that comes up in CrossFit <i>just</i> often enough to be …

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

<i>“The wall ball drill comprises two highly functional classical weightlifting movements brought together at light loads and extended duration to</i> …

Workouts

18 Signs You're Addicted To CrossFit

I say this with tough love: CrossFitters are an interesting breed. Whether you’ve been a CrossFitter for one month or five years, chances are you've …

Twelve Benefits of Sprint Interval Training | Poliquin Article

There’s no better exercise. Sprint interval training is by far the most effective way to transform your body in the least time.<p>It doesn’t just strip …

Nine Training Rules for Killer Legs: Get Bigger, Stronger Legs | Poliquin Article

Want bigger, stronger legs?<p>Full squats and heavy deadlifts are the rule for leg training, but as much as we all love that sick relief that comes in …

CrossFit Community: Why Working Out In A Group Matters

Page: 1Next »<p>“I try to re-assure [new CrossFitters] that a CrossFit-style group class bears no resemblance to the typical group exercise class at a …

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4 Bodyweight Deadlift Alternatives

Welcome to the first video in our brand-new series featuring calisthenics expert Al Kavaldo. <b>This week, Al demonstrates four alternatives to the</b> …

The Crossfit Workout You Have to Try

On the other hand, low-skill movements don't require much instruction. I can challenge my students and make them sweat, all the while knowing they're safe. I can give them a little bit of everything, but not enough to do serious damage. That's why my favorite workout (below) consists of low-skill …

Twelve Tips For A Killer Body | Poliquin Article

Some people walk into a gym, throw a few weights around, and muscles will appear. For others, no matter what they do, they find their bodies don’t …

How To Train For Strength & Endurance At The Same Time | Poliquin Article

Endurance is often thought of as the enemy of strength. Meanwhile, building muscle and strength are assumed to cause detriment to endurance …

Top Tips For Your First Two Years of CrossFit

Page: 2« Prev<p><b>3.) What You Eat Is More Important Than What You Lift</b><p>To quote the late Jack Lalanne, “You put junk in, junk comes out. You put good in, …

Fitness

The Murph Challenge 2017

THE MURPH CHALLENGE 2018<p>coming soon<p>Sign up below to receive updates on registration and<br>how you can help support THE MURPH FOUNDATION.<p>THANK YOU FOR …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

News and Politics<p>Faked photos, Nazi memes, and a very unwise assertion about the merits of CPR.<p>By Jay Willis2 days agoView More<p>Home<p>Our house is a …

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