BoxLife Magazine

Games Preview: What Can Wodapalooza & the ECC Tell Us About the 2015 CrossFit Games

Every year two of the biggest fitness competitions for CrossFit athletes outside of the Games take place at Wodapalooza, held in Miami, and the Kill Cliff East Coast (ECC) Championships, held in Bosto

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The Importance of Good Blood Flow + a Few Tips to Improve It

I’m sure you’ve heard that having good blood circulation is…well…good! In fact, we’ve mentioned that such and such food or exercise can help to improve blood flow in several of our articles.

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CrossFit & The Warrior Ethos

There is an unavoidable link between CrossFit and the fighting spirit. We are all familiar with the Hero WODs that honor fallen servicemen and women: Murph, Jason, The Seven are just a few that come t

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The Open’s New Scaled Division: 7 Reasons to Sign-up Even If You Don’t Care About Competing

2015 is going to be a landmark year for the CrossFit Games. The qualifying process for both the new ‘super Regionals’ and the Games has been completely revamped, there is a new Scaled and Teen div

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Kids & Weightlifting: How Young is Too Young?

There is a long-running debate on the topic of when kids should take up strength training—specifically, weightlifting. Articles and opinions have varied on the subject, and for a long time the gener

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12 Pieces of Advice for the New CrossFit Coach

Every weekend, hundreds of CrossFitters around the world attend an L1 seminar, pass their exams and become certified CrossFit coaches. The best CrossFit coaches blend excellent bedside manner with eas

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Kevin Ogar: One Year Later

Earlier this month the 2015 OC Throwdown took place in Costa Mesa, CA. On Sunday, January 12th, the athletes completed their last heats of the competition and the winners were crowned. But for Kevin O

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5 Things You Should Be Doing to Avoid Workout Injury

CrossFit is like any other sport or fitness methodology—we practice it, we prepare for it AND we accept the fact that it carries a risk of injury—as does running, weightlifting, bodybuilding, bask

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5 Tips for Yoga Teachers at CrossFit Affiliates

We’ve seen how Yoga and CrossFit can work together, but as more and more CrossFit affiliates open and new teachers get hired how do we build a successful yoga program? A growing trend at CrossFit Af

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Meal Prepping—The Key to Keeping Your Diet Goals

It’s a new year, and many a CrossFitter will have resolved to reform their diet and eat more cleanly in a bid to better their health and achieve their fitness goals. So, naturally, they will do thei

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5 Ways to Be More Efficient with Your Rest Period During a WOD

In the midst of a metcon or a nasty chipper, the name of the game is time. How can we get through all the work we need to complete in the most efficient manner and post a time we can …

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Outside the Box: Best Crossover Activities for CrossFit

“Bike, run, swim, row, etc, hard and fast. Five or six days per week mix these elements in as many combinations and patterns as creativity will allow. Routine is the enemy. Keep workouts short and i

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FREE PREVIEW: Inside the December/January 2015 Issue

Get a free preview of our latest issue before you buy. Features 7x Games athlete Becca Voigt, Sam Dancer, tips from the pros on how to conquer benchmark WODs and much more!

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CrossFit is a Game of Averages: To Be Good, First Be Average

CrossFit, perhaps more than any other sport or fitness methodology, rewards consistency across multiple domains. What I mean by that is the best ‘CrossFitters’ are the ones that have a high an

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