Michiel Hoefsmit

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Olympic lifting and building strength — Shrugged Collective

Olympic lifting has gained tremendous momentum over the last few years.<p>To excel in Crossfit it’s now mandatory for you to be highly efficient in the …

Fixing a Slow Turnover in the Snatch or Clean

Your movement under the bar in the snatch or clean can be slow for a few different reasons, and that will affect what exercises help. If it’s truly …

Initiate

Shoulder Position for the Overhead Squat

Coaching shoulder position in the overhead squat/snatch lift is a hotly debated topic within weightlifting circles. You may hear things like – …

5 Extreme Bodyweight Strength Exercises

<i>I’m super excited to share this great guest post with you courtesy of Al Kavadlo the author of Pushing the Limits! Total Body Strength with No</i> …

Train Like the Fittest on Earth: Top CrossFit Athletes Reveal Their Go-To Moves

Ever wonder how the best CrossFit athletes get competition-ready? Here are the go-to exercises of the top 2013 CrossFit Games competitors, including the reining champs, Rich Froning and Samantha Briggs.<p>CrossFit is the "sport of fitness" that's based on this formula: constantly varied, functional …

Lifting Heavy Doesn't Have to Be Intimidating. Here Are 6 Basic Olympic Lifts to Get You Started

It's tough to hit the gym when you’ve got a full to-do list including lunch plans and a full Netflix queue. Even tougher? Stepping within 10 feet of …

Tip: The Zercher Squat

It's one of those things that only the REALLY dedicated lifters do. The Zercher squat is as effective as it is painful. Try it.<p>The Zercher squat will …

Workouts

The move I love to hate: CrossFit star Julie Foucher's burpee sets

Julie Foucher has made it to the podium twice at the CrossFit Games, finishing second in 2012 and third in 2014, and she has taken the top crown at …

Behind the Scenes: ’16 Games, Part 2

How To Do The Perfect Kettlebell Clean

<b>As far as kettlebell training goes I don’t think there’s a more misunderstood exercise than the kettlebell clean.</b> I’ve written previously about it …

Workouts

Get Closer to Doing a Handstand in 12 Minutes

Do you dream of doing handstands? Me too. This video will not make you a handstand master, but it will help you stretch your wrists and come closer …

A Newbie's Guide to Understanding the World of CrossFit

Even though CrossFit has been around since 2000, many of us gym rats are still puzzled over exactly <i>what</i> CrossFit is and <i>why</i> people are still so excited about it. CrossFit.com estimates there are over 13,000 licensed affiliates worldwide, so the chances of CrossFit being in your area are pretty high. …

CrossFit

The CrossFit Games @CrossFitGames

The Get Up: Why It's My Favorite Exercise

“<i>Long before the invention of the plate loaded barbells and dumbbells, history spoke of men of seemingly superhuman strength. On display at the</i> …

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5 CrossFit Workouts You’ll Actually Have Fun Doing

CrossFit workouts aren’t known for being easy. The whole approach to fitness seems to take sick pleasure in serving up puke-tastic, balls-to-the-wall …

CrossFit

Don't Miss Friday's Best Amazon Bargains

As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, June 30.<p><i>Mental</i> …

The best smart home devices for 2018

The best smart home devices will turn your dumb home into a smart hub, one that can turn on lights when you enter a room, lock your doors for you, or …

Home Automation

What the light ring colors on Amazon Echo speakers mean

The distinctive light ring atop most Amazon Echo speakers is both a status indicator and a notification light -- it's how Alexa can relay information without speaking to you.<p>Typically, it only lights up a few different colors, such as white while you're changing the volume or two different shades …

Smart Homes

These Applets are a quick cheat sheet to running your smart home

Having your smart home come to life when you arrive home after work is great, but have you ever wished for a bit more control? Telling Alexa to …

This smart night light will finally get you to stop sleeping with your phone

There is finally a better solution for keeping on top of late-night notifications than by sleeping with a radiation-emitting smartphone on your …

The best home security cameras

When it comes to home security, the best solution is often the one that is easiest to use. Companies will always find new features to add to hype up …

When 26.2 is Not 26.2 Miles | Runner's World

<i>When I run in a road race, is it true that I am always going to run further than the advertised distance?</i><p><i>Thanks, Jane.</i><p>Jane:<p>Great question! It is almost impossible to run the exact, certified distance of any road race unless the course is a straight shot with no turns and no other runners to run …