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According To Donald Trump Jr., Donald Trump Jr. Is A World-Class CrossFit Athlete

CrossFit is a program dedicated to its rituals. The intense, pan-disciplinary workout regimen practiced by thousands of Americans in WODKILLA …

Review: Food Terminal marks Buford Highway's next era

Review: Food Terminal signals Buford Highway’s next era<p>After a period of stagnated growth, Atlanta’s international road is having another moment, and …

Tip: The Cure for Hip Tightness & Immobility

Back pain? Hip mobility issues? This quick fix is for you.<p>Hit the Target<p>Many things like foam rolling and stretching have fallen short of eradicating …

The Most Common Kettlebell Swing Mistakes And How To Fix Them

We've written about the benefits of adding kettlebells to your workouts and how the kettlebell swing exercise boosts your leg strength. Now the …

Shock, then memes: How Atlanta reacted to the I-85 collapse

As if traffic in the city couldn’t get any worse<p>In January, Atlantans stocked up on the traditional bread and milk as they prepared for what they …

Which iPhone or Android Yoga App Is Best for Me?

Whether you’re seeking a traditional studio experience or the tree pose of the future, there’s an Android or iPhone yoga app for you. A review of ‘Gaia,’ ‘Yogi’s Anonymous,’ ‘Down Dog’ and ‘Yoga Studio’<p>ALTHOUGH I MAY not be able to touch my toes (still), I’m devoted enough to my yoga practice that …

Yoga

Dim sum powerhouse Best BBQ opens a new stall on Buford Highway

Now you don’t have to drive to Duluth to enjoy these dumplings<p>Photograph by Bill Addison<p>Like any other Buford Highway devotee, I watch the shopping …

How to make the H&F cheeseburger at home

This is not a drill<p>No Atlanta burger packs as much star power as the one Linton Hopkins debuted at Holeman and Finch Public House in 2008. Local and …

Simple Tips to Improve Essential Natural Hip Function

<b>One of the quickest ways to improve our natural movement ability is to train the hips</b>. For the best performance, the hips must be able to move …

Biomechanics

Nike Has Two New Metcon Sneakers CrossFitters Are Sure to Love

Reebok has a partnership with CrossFit and makes shoes for the sport, but that hasn’t stopped Nike from making its acclaimed Metcon shoes that avid …

Atlanta very quietly has a scary offense

The Atlanta Falcons are flying under the radar right now.<p>Of course, saying any NFL team is "flying under the radar" is a little silly. It's 2016, and …

The Maturation of Matty Ice

Thomas Dimitroff’s search for a savior began in a familiar place. Before he was hired as the Falcons general manager in 2008, he spent five years as …

NFL

Is CrossFit HQ Trolling You?

<b>Recently, the CrossFit Games social media department reposted this video of Brooke Wells’ 345lb back squat double</b>. Nice work, Brooke.<p><b>A twenty-year</b> …

Social Media

The Five Worst Trades in Atlanta Hawks History

Trades can often times make or break a franchise. Here, we break down the top five worst trades in Atlanta Hawks history.<p>Mar 9, 2015; Atlanta, GA, …

How Effective Will Kyle Korver Be This Season?

To his standards, Kyle Korver had a down year in 2015-16. Will he be able to bounce back and up his production next season?<p>If you are anything like …

Master the Fundamentals: Functional Flexiblity

<b>Functional flexibility and natural range of motion are the foundations of optimal performance in most athletic activities</b>. Being able to move our …

Exercise

The New Injury-Proofing Rules for Runners

Kelly Starrett is on a mission to keep runners on their feet and out of the physical therapist’s office. Given Starrett is a physical therapist himself, it may seem an odd goal. But the man who became a CrossFit hero and strength and mobility sensation through his wildly popular Mobility WOD blog …

Nine Rules For Mastering The Squat For Leaner, Stronger Legs | Poliquin Article

The squat. That wondrous exercise that will make everything about your life better:<p>• Stronger, leaner legs<p>• Better movement patterns<p>• Chiseled, …

Sizing Up: How and When to Increase Your Kettlebell Weight

<b>You’ve been swinging the same kettlebell for a while now.</b> You know a heavier bell would increase the training effect, but the next bell seems like a …

Workouts

Stop Doing Box Jumps Like a Jackass

Here's what you need to know...<p>Box jumps potentiate the nervous system for gains in strength and size, assuming you do them correctly.<br>• If you're not …

5 Tips on How to Use a Foam Roller

Getting a sports massage is a brilliant way to recover after strenuous exercise. A therapist working your muscles can reduce pain, tightness and …

The Definitive Case for the Russian Swing

<b>The debate has raged since 2004.</b> That was the year a CrossFit Journal article hit the internet, touting the benefits of the overhead “American” …

6 Best Exercises for Strength

Here's what you need to know...<p>Use power cleans to increase explosiveness on the field and court.<br>• Do front squats to strengthen your quads and improve …

Workouts

Thrusters = Your Best Friend

<b></b><b><br>Thrusters = Your Best Friend</b> <br>Written by Nichole DeHart<i>This blog was originally published in May 13, 2014, and we’re bringing it back to help you with</i> …

The Clean and the Deadlift: Simple Cues for a Stronger Setup

There has been much back-and-forth debate on whether the setup for deadlift and clean are different. <b>The truth is, they are.</b><p>Although both movements …

Hips

Strength Training Tricks: What Works?

The Best and Worst Squat, Bench, and Deadlift Cues<p>Can You Really Improve Strength Instantly?<p>Maybe you've heard that to put up bigger numbers on the …

Biomechanics

Master the Squat

Here's what you need to know...<p>To build impressive strength, you have to spend time with a bar on your back.<br>• Plateaus in squat strength can be …

Tip: Push Press For Massive Strength

Get strong in the push press and you'll get strong on everything else. Here's why.<p>Olympic lifting coach Glenn Pendlay said it best: "Show me a guy …

3 Things Every CrossFitter Can Do To Become A Better Weightlifter

<b>3 Things Every CrossFitter Can Do To Become A Better Weightlifter<br>by Sage Mertz</b><p>Most people are going to look at the title of this blog and think that …

Squat Quick Test: Is it Tight Ankles or Tight Hips? | Community Video | MobilityWOD | Optimize Performance & Improve Mobility

Hey Mwodies,<p>Athletes are always asking us if their squat is suffering because of their tight hips or because of their tight ankles. The answer is …