BoxLife Magazine

Pros & Cons: Should You Look at the Day’s WOD Before You Go to the Box?

There is wide debate raging within the CrossFit community, but it has nothing to do with technique, style or diet. Athletes are very divided on one specific issue: should you, or should you not, look

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2014 CrossFit Games: Masters Update

The masters competitors kicked off the 2014 CrossFit Games this past Tuesday by working their way through no less that 4 separate events. That’s quite a change from 2010, when the masters competitio

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6 Things to Consider When Selecting Your Teamates

With the wealth of local CrossFit-style competitions taking place every weekend all over the world, not to mention those elite teams competing at the Games this week and the occasional inclusion of a

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The Front Squat vs. the Back Squat

The squat comes with a slew of variations and techniques that cater to all athletes from the Powerlifting, Weightlifting and CrossFit community. Two of the most common lifts are the back squat and the

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If You Want to Succeed, Learn to Fail

We have all failed before. We’ve missed deadlines, screwed up in college, passed up great opportunities and not finished a WOD under a time cap. A lot of you may think that the word ‘failure’ i

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2014 CrossFit Games TV Schedule

As I’m sure you all know, the CrossFit Games start next week, and unless you were one of the lucky souls who managed to scrounge up enough dough for a gold/silver pass and a ticket to California, I

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The Central Governor Theory: Why your brain may be limiting your performance at the box

“Sometimes I think we forget about training our brain. We spend all of our time training our body but we forget about the brain. If you can train the brain, your body will go so much further than yo

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4 Reasons You Should Start Doing Pause Squats

There are countless tools and variations that an athlete can apply to a traditional squat to help improve their power, efficiency and technique, translating to better numbers not just in the squat—b

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How to Deal With Elbow Pain in CrossFit

You’ve probably realized (or are in the process of realizing) that any part of the body can come under some serious strain in the box, especially if form is bad and flexibility is poor. The elbows a

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