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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 …

CrossFit Partner Workouts

CrossFit Partner Workouts<p>While functional fitness is usually focused on individual performances, and personal growth both physically and mentally, …

The Dynamic Duo of Shoulder Impingement

Welcome back, fellow body-hackers. In my last article, we took a look at some common problem areas associated with shoulder pain and devised a few …

Weightlifting is a skill and it should be trained as a skill

The recent ”spurt” of popularity of Weightlifting, by different actors such as Crossfit, may also have given the impression that weightlifting is a …

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Coach, I Can't Do Pull Ups: 7 Tips to Get You There

Pull ups are a basic movement in CrossFit, yet in and of themselves they are an intermediate gymnastic movement. Starting out pulling your bodyweight …

Workouts

Rick Scarpulla: Re-Order Your Priorities. Strength First, Then Cardio!

Page: 1Next »<p>Rick Scarpulla is the creator and head coach of Ultimate Advantage and the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach at West Point.<p>CrossFit is …

5 Smart Reasons To Eat Eggs

<i>By Kristin Kirkpatrick, RD, for YouBeauty.com</i><p>Eggs are beautiful. They are a picture-perfect example of what nature is able to accomplish. They help make us more beautiful by helping both the inside of our body, like our hearts, as well as the outside of our body, like our hair.<p>While eggs have …

The Wrongfully Hated Butterfly Pull-up

Page: 1Next »<p>Because you’re reading this blog, I’m making the bold assumption that you are a CrossFit enthusiast, or at least have a partial …

Fixing the Snatch for the Crossfit Athlete - Juggernaut

To master the Olympic lifts it takes many years of repetitive daily training and drilling of the movements. And even then I’m sure some top lever …

The Key to Conquering the Elusive Muscle Up

<b>Dammit…</b><p><b>Walk around, walk around, walk around…</b><p>Dammit…<p>Walk around, walk around, walk around…<p>Dammit…<p>You can see where this is going. A whole lot of …

How To Turn Failure Into Success

You may have heard the saying that “success stems from failure.” If this is true, how many of us truly embrace failure as a means to attain success? …

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 …

Why CrossFit Is Great For Your Life, Not Just Your Body

Sure, like most people, I love exercise because it keeps me healthy, makes me feel great, and gives me a body I love.<p>But if that’s where it stops for …

Squatting, Valgus Knees, The Knees-Out Cue Facebook Coaches

Evidently the most popular term on the internet right now is “valgus”. The legions of keyboard warriors and Facebook coaches have latched on to it …

Workouts

How to Sprint Your Way to a 6-Pack

Why Sprint Training Is the Best Abdominal Workout<p>There are so many great abdominal workouts out there and in the gym that are based around resistance …

Muscle

Breathing and Breath Control for Olympic Weightlifting

Breath control is critical for increasing and maintaining the structural integrity of the torso while under heavy loads. The supporting musculature …

The Seven Habits of Highly Successful CrossFit Athletes

<b>Last year, Patrick McCarty shared his journey to the CrossFit Games in his athlete journals.</b> This year, he's on his way to the Games again.<p>So what …

How to Fix Your Overhead Squat

Page: 1Next »<p>Why Is the Overhead Squat So Difficult?<p>If you want a better OHS, you need to spend a lot of time overhead squatting. It is that …

Five Things Every CrossFitter Should Do

Page: 1Next »<p>I love CrossFit. You love CrossFit. That’s how we met on the Tabata Times website. We go to CrossFit 1-15 times per week, and we talk …

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 …