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3 Keys To Better Box Jumps

Box jumps have long been an integral part of functional movement training. Like running, box jumping is one of those things that looks simple but is …

Getting Comfortable in the Handstand

Working handstands, hand walking, balance work, one arm balance work, and pressing to a handstand are important as they develop your athletic …

Mastering The Muscle-Up

For athletes looking to get their first muscle-up—whether on the rings or the bar—who may have tried and failed numerous times; who may have studied …

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> …

5 Deadlifting Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Here's what you need to know...<p>A stalled deadlift is common, but the fix is often relatively simple.<br>• By improving your mechanics, you'll not only be …

3 Ways CrossFit Makes Getting Healthy Easy

Fitness is something held in high regard with many entrepreneurs and CEOs nowadays. Already we work long hours and have stress levels of 10 air …

NINE KEYS TO A PERFECT SQUAT

<i>Written by Jim Stoppani, PhD and Michael Berg</i><p><b>FLEXONLINE.COM</b><p>It's so brutally simple, a caveman could have invented it. Drape a heavy weight across …

Workouts

How to Improve Your Double Unders

Page: 1Next »<p>Every CrossFitter has a goat (or two) – could double-unders be yours? The answer is “yes” if your heart jumps into your throat whenever …

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3 Questions Every CrossFitter Needs to Ask Every Day

<b>As CrossFitters we’re constantly competing.</b> Unlike any other sport I can think of, each and every time we train we get a score - a time, a weight, or …

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 …

What To Expect At Your First CrossFit Workout

Is it just us or is no one <i>mildly</i> into CrossFit? The people who love CrossFit <i>really love CrossFit</i>... and the rest of the world seems to think the "sport of fitness" is basically out to kill them.<p>While it certainly <i>can</i> be dangerous, it can also be an efficient and powerful addition to an otherwise …

Obama: US cannot turn blind eye to Syria

Inaction is not an option for the United States in Syria after a horrendous chemical attack, President Barack Obama has said as he urged holdout legislators to back a military strike.<p>"We are the United States of America. We cannot turn a blind eye to images like the ones we've seen out of Syria," …

Arab press pans Obama on Syria

If President Barack Obama isn’t happy with his press coverage in the United States, he ought to take a look at how he’s being portrayed in the Arab media.<p>As Obama steps up his push for congressional authorization for a strike on Syria, the president is coming under withering criticism by opinion …

Samantha Power’s case for striking Syria

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power delivered the following speech at the Center for American Progress on Friday advocating for the Obama administration's plan to launch limited off-shore strikes against Syria. The complete transcript, well worth reading in full, is below.<p>President …

Attacking Syria Would Be The Most Unpopular Intervention In The Last 20 Years [CHART]

The proposed U.S. military intervention in Syria is by far the most unpopular potential conflict of at least the past 20 years, according to a new Gallup survey.<p>The Gallup poll found that only 36% of Americans favor taking military action in Syria to "reduce Syria's ability to use chemical …

WH goes all-out to win Syria strike support ahead of Tuesday speech

Following President Obama's return from Europe, the White House is making an all-out effort to win Americans' support for a military strike against Syria ahead of Congress' return from its August recess and the president's scheduled Oval Office speech on Tuesday, even as the president faces …

Pelosi sends fifth letter on Syria

Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi sent a fifth letter to Democratic colleagues in a week in an attempt to bolster support for a measure to authorize a U.S. strike in Syria.<p>In the letter sent Saturday, Pelosi (D-Calif.) highlighted statements supporting the strike by President Barack Obama and Sen. …

EU urges 'strong response' to Syria attack

Catherine Ashton, the European Union's foreign policy chief, has said that "a clear and strong response" must be delivered on the use of chemical weapon weapons in Syria, but has urged those advocating military strikes to wait for a UN inspectors' report.<p>Speaking in the Lithuanian capital, Vilnius, …

Syrian chemical weapons attack a war crime, says EU

The European Union has called a chemical weapons attack in Damascus a crime against humanity and says it was probably carried out by the Syrian government.<p>Following a meeting with the US secretary of state, John Kerry, EU foreign ministers said that any punitive military attack should not be …