CrossFit

The Fittest on Earth

Tickets for the 2017 Reebok CrossFit Games go on sale tomorrow, April 27, at 10 a.m. PT. Make sure you log on to Ticketmaster early to purchase your …

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When You Know Your Enemy

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What Is CrossFit to You?

Getting the most from your time in the box starts with defining your purpose for going there.read more

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Love to Lift Challenge - Day 12 of 100

You have to love weightlifting. It is as much art as it is science and sport. These workouts are designed to encourage your growth as a lifter and …

Workouts

15 Minutes and a Kettlebell Are All you Need for a Great Workout

Sometimes we just don’t have the time or resources for a complete workout. But it's easy to make the most out of an ill-equipped gym space or being …

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CrossFit Masters and Teen Qualifiers 2017: Beating the Odds

Over the course of this weekend teenagers and masters athletes will be competing in the CrossFit Online Qualifier. It's pretty much like the Games …

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A Video How-To on Mastering Push-Ups

In high school, my gym teacher referred to push-ups with your knees on the floor as "girl push-ups." WTH?! It's up there with "you run like a girl" and utterly pisses me off. It sends the message that women aren't strong enough to do traditional push-ups, and that's absolutely NOT true. There are …

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9 Questions With Reebok CrossFit Athlete Chyna Cho

CrossFit has been good to Chyna Cho. The sport introduced her to her husband, Freddy, and provided an outlet for her competitive energy when her …

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When How to Think for Weightlifting Technique Correction

Weightlifting is a sport that elicits a lot of skull sweat in a number of different ways, the most common of which is arguably related to technique …

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Get Insanely Ripped Abs With This 10-Minute CrossFit Workout

Abs are mostly made in the kitchen, but you can help speed the process along by doing high-intensity workouts that burn calories and build muscle. This is one aspect of every CrossFit workout, which is why even though CrossFitters rarely spend time solely working their abs, they have amazingly …

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Romanian Deadlift vs Deadlift: Which Is Best for Your Goals?

<i>The following is a piece from our Exclusive Media Partner, BarBend.com</i><p>Pulling strength is critical to all strength, power, and fitness sports, with …

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Strength Training, CrossFit, and “Functional Training” | Mark Rippetoe

Strength, as you already know, is the ability to exert force on physical objects. Skill is the learned ability to carry out a task within a definable …

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Bend Over When You Squat | Mark Rippetoe

by Mark Rippetoe | April 13, 2017<p>Rip explains how to achieve the correct back angle for The Squat during the platform instruction at a Starting …

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Goat Crossfit is Exactly the Same as Regular Crossfit Except It Has More Goats

In the past few years, Crossfit has truly taken the world by storm, becoming one of those fitness fads that has enjoyed a cult following and a …

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Is CrossFit just an unhealthy cult?

CrossFit workouts are both wildly popular and super controversial. Created in 1996, adherents swear the high-intensity regimen is the greatest …

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Tip: Do This BEFORE Benching & You'll Lift Heavier

Prime your nervous system before bench pressing to unlock your strength potential. Here's how.<p>You're only as strong as your nervous system allows you …

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Pro CrossFit Coaches Want You to Learn These Moves

CrossFit advocates are known for their borderline masochistic approach to fitness. Chains, tires, and loaded barbells are all part of a grueling training process in which athletes are constantly asked to push their physical and mental limits. But to many, it might seem like the constant quest for …

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This CrossFit Exercise Is One of the Most Effective Ways to Tone Your Abs

What you've heard about CrossFit is true. It's incredibly hard and the workouts can leave you panting on the floor in pain, questioning why the hell you paid money for this, but I've never found another workout that has made me feel more badass and stronger than this — inside and out.<p>And this …

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Local Boutique Gyms Beef Over Label Of 'Elitism,' Selfies

You may have heard the joke "If someone who enjoys CrossFit is alone in the woods where no one can hear them, do they still talk about CrossFit?"<p>The …

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Deadly condition linked to Crossfit on the rise

Researchers are warning that a potentially fatal kidney condition, that has been linked to Crossfit, is on the rise.<p>Called rhabdomyolysis, the …

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Links We Love: Goat CrossFit, Roadkill As Medicine, Tie Dyed Roses And More

What Organic Life editors are reading, watching, and laughing about this week.<p>Welcome to <i>Links We Love</i>, a weekly guide to the stories, videos, and …

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This Total-Body, 10-Minute CrossFit Workout Involves Just 3 Moves

Like a lot of people, stepping into a CrossFit box was an incredibly scary notion. I'd heard that the workouts were intense and competitive and that …

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Meet A CrossFit Athlete Who Has No Legs And No Arms

When you type "CrossFit" into a Google image search you get photo after photo of men, and a few women, with rippling muscles lifting a weight so large it almost looks fake.<p>They're (almost) all white, and thin, and have no visible disabilities. This is the type of body most people likely associate …

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CrossFit Athlete Christmas Abbott Shares Her Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Mind, Body and Soul

is CrossFit Games athlete and nationally ranked weightlifter, but she didn’t always live a healthy lifestyle.<p>“Growing up, I didn’t have a lot …

Fitness

Explainer: what is rhabdomyolysis and what's its connection to CrossFit?

Rhabdomyolysis (often abbreviated to “rhabdo”) is a condition that causes our muscles to break down or leak, releasing the muscle cells’ contents …

Medicine

What Makes a Solid CrossFit Shoe

CrossFit-ready sneakers aren’t built the same, but the brands designing them agree on one thing: Making a great shoe for the sport isn’t …

Shoes

Who's Your Favorite Games Athlete?

Let's get this discussion going! There's so many games athletes that, unlike other sports where you can just pick your favorite out of a few, there's …

Fitness

Jet Stream: First Step in Training for a Spartan Race

By T.J. MurphyOne of the reasons I’ve become captivated by the idea of jumping into a Spartan obstacle course race is the path to getting there. To …

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Why Your Training Sucks and You Keep Getting Hurt

<b>Part I: Beltless Training is NOT Core Training</b><p>Alright, fellow lifters of heavy things…I’m back! After a long hiatus from writing for LBEB due to the …

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Video: Making The CrossFit Bike

CrossFit, that macho company of extreme fitness, have teamed up with US based Seven Cycles to produce an official CrossFit bike. Unlike the kind of …

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