How to motivate your fellow athlete—7 types of CrossFitters and what they need to hear (or not hear)

So, you’ve elected to dance with the devil and stay in the pain cave. You’re going to fight on and squeeze every drop of awesomeness out of this WOD. But sometimes, you can’t do it alone. Someti

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What exactly is Tabata training? And what are the benefits?

Tabata training is a hugely popular form of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) that is utilized in multiple fitness and sport-specific training methodologies. If you haven’t come across it yet

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Drop-in Etiquette: What you need to know (athletes & owners)

Have you ever had to travel for work or vacation (or any other commitment) and had the desire to get your CrossFit fix away from your home box? Of course you have, you beautiful CrossFitter. Thankfull

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What’s in a thruster? Plus, a few tips to do them more efficiently

If there’s one exercise that’s synonymous with CrossFit, it’s probably the thruster. Heck, the term thruster was first coined by CrossFit. Ask 3-time Games champ Rich Froning what he thinks the

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Taking Care of your Hands

You can tell a lot about a person by their hands. Or so the saying goes (or is that feet?). When it comes to the hands of a CrossFitter, one can often see the torn skin and ripped calluses that &helli

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Top 5 Moments of the 2014 Open

On Monday evening, the 2014 CrossFit Open came to a close.  Five weeks of entertaining live announcements and grueling workouts made this year’s Open an unforgettable one. While it is a challenge t

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2014 CrossFit Games Open—That’s a Wrap!

Well, that was quick! The excitement and buildup ahead of the 2014 Open was well worth the wait, as we were all put through our paces in 5 grueling workouts, with plenty of additional surprises for go

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Are you overusing your Olympic Lifting gear?

Traditional power lifting (such as squats and deadlifts) and Olympic Weightlifting (snatch, cleans etc) movements are a staple of the CrossFit programming ideology. They are essential strength and pow

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5 Reasons to Love Burpees

It’s the exercise everyone loves to hate. Buck Furpees, as the not-so-elegant saying goes. Burpees are a simple, straightforward movement. Drop down to the ground in a pushup position, chest and thi

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