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By Dave Huynh | Forging Elite Fitness

This Is What a T-Rex Doing CrossFit Looks Like — You're Welcome

CrossFit's meteoric rise in popularity has made it so that everyone from pregnant women to younger kids is safely adopting its strengthening exercises. Now, even a T-rex is trying it out.<p>OK, so it's not a real T-rex, as you most definitely should have guessed based on geological history and …


1 Adorable Kid Just Showed Us All Up With His Amazing CrossFit Workout

In a recent viral clip originally posted by Alicia Brogan and later reposted on CrossFit's official Instagram account, we meet a kid who's <i>very</i> focused on his CrossFit routine, which includes sets of squats, weightlifting, and, last but not least, ring pull-ups. "Yeah, that's good!" Brogan says in …


CrossFit athlete, 77, makes full-body transformation

<i>This piece originally aired August 12, 2015.</i><p>A remarkable 77-year-old woman is reshaping more than her body, by breaking a sweat. Constance Tillet is …


Quick Tips for Optimal CrossFit Open WOD 17.3 Performance

<b>*Prior to 8:00, complete:</b><p>3 rounds of:<p>6 chest-to-bar pull-ups<br>• 6 squat snatches (men @ 95lbs., women @ 65 lbs.)<p>Then, 3 rounds of:<p>7 chest-to-bar …


Happy-Go-Lucky Golden Retriever Is Ideal Gym Buddy for His Beefy CrossFit Owner

Muscles don’t come from long naps; if that was the case Maximus would have big biceps under that golden fur.<p>His owner, Noah Ohlsen, is a different …


Rest Up, CrossFitters

The inherent dangers, or lack thereof, of CrossFit-style training have been a hotly debated topic for years. Fortunately, science is starting to join …


This Husband Tried to Mimic His Pregnant Wife's CrossFit Experience

When Blake Milchuck hit the CrossFit gym this weekend, he tried something a little different. Blake and his wife, Kristin, are expecting a baby, and …


2017 CrossFit Open Preparation: 8 Weeks of Workouts and Coaching Part II

The final 4 weeks of your open preparation means that you are that much closer to reaching your more


Can You Do CrossFit Without Being a Dick? - Vice

It's hard to look at CrossFit as anything other than a sweat cult formed from packs of jocks. It's universally considered the go-to activity for dicks, or people too buff to have better hobbies. This perception can drive a person to the point of blind rage. <i>Fuck, it's those vanity batons with their</i> …


This Is Why You Don't Invite The Mountain to Your Crossfit Competition

You have been warned.<p>Look, I'm sure there are some thrills to be had by lifting things that are heavy. I'm sure it really makes you feel like quite the badass to be bigger and stronger than other people who consider themselves professionally bigger and stronger than everyone else. But there's …


2017 CrossFit Open Preparation: 8 Weeks of Workouts and Coaching

The CrossFit Open takes place over five weeks between February 23 and March 27 in 2017. If you are over 14 years of age you can compete by just …

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 …


2017 CrossFit Open Prep: Weightlifting Movements

Prepping for the CrossFit Open, you may think you understand the lifting movements, but CrossFit has its own spin on more


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 more


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> …


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

Midwest MuscleWhy the CrossFit Games are moving to Madison.After 10 years in Southern California, CrossFit is finding a new home in the Badger …


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

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


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 …


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, …

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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 …


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, …


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 …

Weight Training

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 …


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? …


CrossFit Life Lessons - Hard Work, Commitment, Devotion