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Individualized Coaching and the Future of Competitive CrossFit

A lot has changed since I first competed in the CrossFit Games. These days, a good coach is a must.When I competed in the CrossFit Games in 2011, the


The LeBron James of Weightlifting

American men haven’t won an Olympic weightlifting medal since the 1984 Games, when the sport’s longtime behemoth, the Soviet Union, stayed home.

But a 15-year-old boy in small-town South Carolina is raising hopes for an American weightlifting renaissance. His name is C.J. Cummings, and at the 2015 …

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The Hardest CrossFit Workout From the 2015 CrossFit Games

The exhausted but elated men who took the top three spots at the 2015 Reebok CrossFit Games sat at the post-Games press conference, eating …


I Met My Fiancé in a CrossFit Competition

This August, #PreenFitSpo stories run around the topic of fitness, while striding in related matters of athleisure, pop culture, and romantic


7 Things You Need to Dominate CrossFit

CrossFit is no longer a game of endurance. To compete at a high level, you need all seven of these skills and athletic qualities.


How To: Butterfly Pull-up for CrossFit

CrossFit athlete, 77, makes full-body transformation

For anyone thinking they're too old to work out, Constance Tillet would look you in the face and say "Get up and do it. Stop with the whining"

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Every box seems to have that one guy, Toes-to-Bar Man. If he were a super villain, his power would be to effortlessly connect his feet to a chin-up …


Texting is Destroying Your Body

Texting is Destroying Your Body

Because people are now spending hours on your phone, it is starting to create movement and body positioning behaviors …


The 7 Most Overrated CrossFit Exercises

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Crowder’s not alone in his opinion; Kane Greene of CrossFit …


The Paradox of Watching the CrossFit Games

The CrossFit Games got great coverage this year on the ESPN. It’s the best and the worst thing to happen to CrossFit depending on who’s watching …


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

©2015 CrossFit Inc. Used with permission from CrossFit Inc.Toughest CF ChallengeWhy athletes struggled with the pegboard—and how to master …


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 Five Hardest Events at The CrossFit Games

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

Murph was the signature workout of Friday. And there’s no doubt that This 20 Pound Weight Workout Destroyed The CrossFit Games Competitors.

In the workout, you wear a 20-pound weight vest and run one mile, …


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 …

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The Hardest CrossFit Workout

Try it yourself and see how you compare to the fittest men in the world

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 …


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 …