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Variations in Programming Technique in Olympic Weightlifting

When beginners start weightlifting, they don’t know what will or will not work for them, so it is important to start them with standard technique …


Pre-Workout Foam Rolling for Olympic Weightlifting

There are things that come and go quickly in training, and there are those that stick around for the long haul. The former are usually the shiny, …

Beyond the Whiteboard: Four Unmeasurable Ways You’re Improving at CrossFit

By Sarah Warman

In CrossFit, finish times are noted, personal records are recorded and progress is aggressively sought after, but there are other ways …


Why the Pegboard Challenge at the CrossFit Games Was Such a Beast

CrossFit Games competitors are regarded as some of the fittest athletes in the world. They're prepared to perform known and unknown tasks that run …


An Open Letter to CrossFit HQ | T Nation

Here's what you need to know...

The CrossFit Games are an awesome spectacle, but HQ needs to do more to protect the health of the athletes.
• CrossFit's …


15 Photos that Sum Up the 2015 Reebok CrossFit Games

What happens when you pack 560 of the most elite CrossFit® athletes and tens of thousands of the most hardcore CrossFit fans into one arena for a …


Attacking Limiting Factors: The 2015 CrossFit Games - Power Athlete™

Chatter among the crowds during the 2015 CrossFit Games called this the year of the power athlete. Several events throughout the competition …


The 5 Craziest Things We Saw at The CrossFit Games

If you didn’t watch this event, you’ll never want to miss it again after you read this story

Men’s Health spent the weekend in Carson, California watching the fittest people on Earth suffer through a gauntlet of insane workouts at the Reebok CrossFit Games. There was hardly an unimpressive moment …


Chuck Taylor Re-Design: A Survival Guide

Folks, Converse has announced an upgrade to their classic Chuck Taylors — the first such modification in 98 years. This new version appears in stores …

Chuck Taylor

The Hardest CrossFit Workout

The podium athletes didn’t take turns explaining their individual struggles. The answer was quick and unanimous: “Murph,” all three competitors—Ben Smith, Mat Fraser, and Björgvin Karl Guðmundsson—said with a cringe followed by a knowing laugh.

Murph only requires a 20-pound weight vest. But it’s …


Nike Isn't Done Bullying Reebok Over CrossFit

The back and forth continues.


Clean Eating on a Budget

Clean Eating on a Budget

We all know it’s healthier to “eat clean”—but convenient packaged foods, and weird ingredients seem to lurkeverywhere. Just …


Kelly Starrett, Mobility, and CrossFit

Kelly Starrett is a physical therapist and expert on movement and injury prevention. Here's his take on the current state and future of CrossFit.


5 Female Athletes We’re Inspired by at the 2015 Reebok CrossFit Games

The women of the 2015 Reebok CrossFit Games have routinely shown their inner and outer strength, persevering through sweltering heat and grueling …

5 Tips To Improve Your Snatch For the CrossFit Open

The snatch is the most beautiful and difficult weightlifting movement in my opinion. When executed well, it is fast, explosive, exciting and simply …


CrossFit Games Gym Bag Essentials

Six Things CrossFitters Keep In Their Gym Bags At The CrossFit Games

The 2015 Reebok CrossFit Games are officially upon us, and fitness fans couldn’t be more excited to see who will be crowned Fittest on Earth for men, women and team categories.

We got the chance to speak with three of the top …


560 Insanely Fit People Are Currently Competing at the 2015 CrossFit Games

The winners will split a $2 million cash prize

The 2015 Reebok CrossFit Games are taking place in Carson, California this week, where 560 of the world’s best CrossFit athletes will attempt to lift, run and sweat their way to first place in their respective divisions.

The Games began on July 21 and …


Timing Is Everything - In CrossFit and Life

I go to CrossFit five or six days a week. You wouldn’t know this to look at me. In fact, one of the trainers sort of suggested maybe I should stop …


Reebok: Bans Nike From CrossFit Events

As CrossFit’s growth continues to skyrocket in the fitness community, so is Reebok’s market visibility for cross training shoes and apparel. The shoe company snatched up partnership and sponsorship rights to the CrossFit Games in 2010 and many of their ads over the past few years have embraced …


Everything You Need To Know To Watch the Reebok CrossFit Games Live

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The 2015 CrossFit Games: Women to Watch

Age: 25
Height: 5’4”
Weight: 154 pounds
From: Brisbane, Australia

In last year’s games, she and ultimate champ Camille Leblanc-Bazinet were head and …


An Easy, Effective Hip Flexor Stretch You Can Do Almost Anywhere

As a physical therapist I see lots of pains, aches, injuries, and muscle imbalances each and every day. One of the top five most common things I see …

Meet the 14-Year-Old Who Can Lift More Than 300 Pounds

Jake Schellenschlager, a 14-year-old living in Glen Burnie, Maryland, can deadlift more than 300 pounds. He currently holds five world records from the International Powerlifting Association for his age and weight class, and he’s only two years into his journey. The Atlantic’s video team caught up …

Strength Training

Reebok Invites Nike Execs to Try CrossFit

This weekend, Nike and Reebok moved one step closer to all-out corporate warfare. It all started when CrossFit banned Nike's shoe last week. Since …


Why you should watch the CrossFit Games

Featuring superhuman athletes, drama, and the element of surprise, CrossFit has fast become one of the world's very best spectator sports, writes Joel Snape

You’ve probably heard of CrossFit from that one person in your office who won’t stop talking about it. You know the one: they bang on about how …


Goal Setting: If you aim at nothing, you’ll hit it every time.

By Roy Mangrum"Without a plan, you plan to fail." I overheard this being said by Louie Simmons in the warm-up room at a powerlifting meet and the …

Goal Setting

Watch This 60-Year-Old Woman Kill It In CrossFit

I’m an avid sportswoman and adventurous traveler. I’ve visited more than 100 countries. I’ve climbed eight out of the nine Seven Summits (the highest …


10 Reasons Why CrossFitters Should Start Practicing Yoga

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CrossFit is all about community, and so is yoga.

For the past five months I’ve been …