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By Dave Huynh | Forging Elite Fitness

Training with Mat Fraser: Inside the gym with the 2016 CrossFit Games champion

The brace didn’t work, the doctor explained gently. You’re going to need spinal fusion. You’ll never train seriously again. If you’re lucky, maybe …

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2017 CrossFit Open Prep: Weightlifting Movements

In this installment, I’m going to cover the lifting movements of Competition CrossFit. There's a lot to cover, so let's just jump in and get …

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Make Strongman Part of Your Fitness Plan

Beyond weightlifting and powerlifting there is another plane of weight training. The ultimate approach to raw strength is strongman.read more

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The 7 Sneakiest Rest Strategies in CrossFit

It’s not often that most of us can get through our metcon without taking a break at some point. <b>But what are the best ways to get that rest, yet make</b> …

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13 CrossFit WODs to Live BY

1 of 14<p>WOD 101<p>Edgar Artiga<p>A CrossFit workout of the Day, or WOD, is varied and unpredictable—not to torture you, but so your regimen doesn’t become …

Why the CrossFit Games Are Moving to Madison, Wisconsin

After 10 years in Southern California, CrossFit is finding a new home in the Badger State.<p>The CrossFit Games will move to Madison, Wisconsin, for …

5 CrossFit Chipper WODs That Will Burn Fat and Make You Incredibly Strong

Alyssa AgesChip AwayThe ultimate list of CrossFit "chipper" WODS.

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2 Alignment Fixes to Prevent CrossFit Injuries

If you want to keep healthy joints through your training, address the body you're bringing to the box.I personally love CrossFit. I am certified as a …

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USA Weightlifting Looks to LiftOff for New Talent

The brightest young talent in CrossFit will be given the opportunity of a lifetime thanks to USA Weightlifting and the 2016 CrossFit LiftOff.<p>The top …

Why Every Man Should Do More Pause Squats | Men's Health

That’s why I want you to hang out in the bottom of the squat longer.<p>A pause squat requires you to come to a full, extended stop at the lowest part of the rep. Now, this is by no means an Earth-shattering idea. However, it’s something I find many guys (coaches and trainers included) don’t do often …

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Lifting weights could make you more intelligent, study suggests

Regularly lifting weights could make you more intelligent, a new study of people with the early signs of dementia suggests.<p>A group of people aged 55 …

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The Best CrossFit WODs to do with a Partner

Grab your workout buddy and take on one of these tough WODs designed for two. When choosing weights, make sure if you’re sharing a barbell, …

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CrossFit: 3 Mental Toughness Tips

If you saw any of the 2014 CrossFit Games in July, I’m sure you noticed some of the incredible physiques cheering in the audience and competing in …

Barbell Cycling Strategies: The Muscle Snatch - Invictus | Redefining Fitness

<b>Barbell Cycling Strategies: The Muscle Snatch</b><br>Written by Nichole DeHart, Hunter Britt and Tino Marini<p>Over the next couple of weeks, we are going to …

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The Best CrossFit Workouts to Help You Get Faster

Alyssa Ages, CPTCrossFit SpeedTry these WODs to get faster whether you're a sprinter or marathoner.Short of lacing up your old running shoes and …

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Best CrossFit Workouts to Gain More Power

There’s a good chance if you read this publication regularly that you know how to build strength and size. But what about building explosive power? …

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What I Learned About Commitment From The CrossFit Games

On July 22, Christina Moore, 30, and Oliver Drewes, 36, of Brooklyn, gazed into each other’s eyes and took vows in front of their closest family and friends in an intimate outdoor ceremony. The bride wore a white tennis skirt, sports bra, and custom bridal Reeboks. The groom had a boutonnière …

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How to Master the Power Clean | T Nation

If you learned everything you knew about training from your local Bally's or 24 Hour Fitness, you could be forgiven for thinking that a squat is an …

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CrossFit Glock Partnership Petition

In prior years, the CrossFit Games have awarded athletes with cash prizes up to $275,000 for the first-place winner. It is unclear whether this year's Games will reward athletes with money in addition to the Glock guns, but either way, it's gotten organizers into hot water.<p>A petition has started on …

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Five of the World’s Most Beautiful CrossFit Gyms

With over 13000 affiliates, CrossFit boxes come in all shapes and sizes and you can find them all over the world. This blog post is going to look at …

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The Greek Hero at the Gym

A new attitude toward fitness, echoing the classical world, finds the best workout for body (and mind) in the struggle to master demanding skills<p>Most Popular Videos<p>Most Popular Articles

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CrossFit Games Prize Purse Grows to $2.2 Million Dollars

Article<p>Registration for the Open begins January 14, 2016.<p>Article<p>The early declaration deadline is Jan. 4, 2016.<p>Article<p>The 2016 Reebok CrossFit Games …

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Doing Murph on Memorial Day? 5 pre and post-Murph tactics for a speedy recovery

Up there with the toughest WODs of all time, Murph was introduced as a tribute to Navy Lieutenant Michael Murphy who was killed in Afghanistan …

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The Definitive Case for the Russian Swing

Swinging the kettlebell overhead is unsafe, unhealthy, and unhelpful. <b>The debate has raged since 2004.</b> That was the year a CrossFit Journal article …

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What It’s Like to Compete at Regionals When You’re Not a CrossFit Superstar

You’ve never heard of me. My name never made it into a Regionals Recap, and my photo never graced HQ’s news feed. On the street, I don’t turn heads …

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CrossFit Plus-Size Women Body Image, Workout Motivation

There is a specific body type I associate with CrossFit. All muscle, abs, zero fat, that V-cut thing that can happen to your groin area. I don't look like that. I have a belly and an ass that stick out no matter how I stand or what I wear — not to mention, I require three sports bras for even the …

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2 Years Later: The CrossFitting Weightlifter’s Analysis On The Switch

Two years ago after the 2014 CrossFit Open, I realized that I needed to get stronger. The road to recovery from my back injury took about 9 months …

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CrossFit Training & Specialty Courses

CrossFit Level 1 Certificate Course<p>The Level 1 Certificate Course is an introduction to CrossFit's methodology and foundational movements.<p>CrossFit …

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