3 Reasons Why Sports Massage Boosts Your Recovery
Struggling to recover from your training? Sports massage may be the answer.
Sprint Training for Performance
Do you wish you were a little faster? Want to increase your one rep max lifts? Check out these reasons why sprints are so beneficial to performance!
Feel Your Feet to Lift More
Are you aware of your foot’s connection to the floor as you squat, deadlift, snatch, or clean? Here's why to pay attention to those feet!
Valentine’s Day Dinner Makeovers: Paleo Style!
Surprise your valentine this year with a decadent, homemade paleo dinner that’s too good to forget.
Know Thy Enemy: Sugar
Turns out sugar isn’t so sweet after all. Here’s why sugar is the Crossfitter's ultimate enemy.
Finding Fitness While You Age
Think your age is limiting your performance at the box? Check out today’s tips on how you can maximize your fitness at any age!
Why You Should Sign Up for the Open
Have you signed up for the 2018 Open? Here are 5 reasons not to miss this fun and challenging kickoff to the Crossfit Games season!
Paleo Baking 101
Don't let the thought of baking with Paleo ingredients send you running from the kitchen. Here’s your crash course on what to buy, and what to do (and not do!)
How to Build an L-Sit
Still struggling with your L-sits holds? Here are the progressions you need to know about to help you master this powerful core strengthener.
The Case for the Hook Grip
Do you struggle to hold on to the bar for high rep barbell cycling? The answer to your problems might lie in the hook grip.
The Open is Coming
Are you ready for the CrossFit Open? Check out these tips on how to mentally and physically prepare for Open Season!
Improving Your Power Clean
Power cleans are one of the many explosive movements in CrossFit. Efficient technique will allow you to add more weight and become more fluid in the movement. If you want to start adding mass and lifting more,
Build Strength to Progress Your Pull-Up
Stuck using bands for pull-ups? Check out these ways to progress and improve your pull-ups in no time.
Healthy Wrists, Better Lifts
Cleans, front squats, and handstands have your wrists feeling banged up? Check out these tips on how to avoid wrist pain!
The Role of Box Squats
What role do box squats play in your training? Read on to find out.
Beyond The Hardboiled Egg: ‘Egg’cellent Breakfast Ideas You Need To Know About
Check out these creative new ideas to make your paleo-friendly breakfast way more exciting.
Why You Haven’t Gotten a Ring Muscle-Up
Still searching for that first ring muscle up? Check out out these tips.
Five Things to do Post-WOD
Do you know what things you can be doing directly after class to help improve your overall experience in the box?
Why You Should Compete
Thinking about participating in your first competition? Here are some compelling reasons to go for it!
Surviving Running-Heavy WOD's
CrossFit WOD's that involve running can be intimidating, but they're totally doable with our quick guide.
Women in CrossFit
CrossFit has not only changed the way many women feel about their bodies, but is redefining what it means to be
Training Versus Practice
Do you understand the difference between training and practice? Read on to see why you should be incorporating both.
Strength Cycles and Hypertrophy
Do you understand the reasoning behind your strength cycle?
Benchmark Workouts
Do you have a favorite (or maybe least favorite) benchmark workout? Here are a few you should know!
Rework Your Warm-Up
Hips, shoulders, ankles feeling tight as your start your training? Rethink and rework your warm-up.
Your Personal Narrative
What story do you perpetuate about yourself inside the gym? Do you truly believe in yourself?
Touchdowns and Home Runs: How CrossFit Can Help
Attention athletes: did you know that CrossFit can help you reach your goals on the field? Find out how.
The Best Hour of Your Day
Put yourself first and make the time to get your best hour of the day in at the box!
Going Strict for Strength
Go strict for strength. Follow these tips for staying injury free while strict pressing.
Patience While Learning the Olympic Lifts
Frustrated with your Snatch or Clean and Jerk? Stay patient and keep practicing.
Paleo Eating for Kids
Considering putting the entire family on a paleo diet? Paleo is perfectly healthy for everyone.
Wondering About Intermittent Fasting?
We've got the 411 on intermittent fasting for you, and we've even divvied it up from the easiest to the most advanced options.
Video: Bar Positioning in the Overhead Squat
Bar positioning in the #overheadsquat can make you or break you! Follow these tips in this video to feel more confident with this lift.
Building a Foundation for Gymnastics
Want to improve your gymnastics skills for your WODs?? Start by mastering the basics!
I Believe I Can Fly! (Butterfly, that is)
Trying to get better at butterfly pull-ups? Try these three things to stay on track.
Appreciating Your Box's Programming
Not looking forward to today's WOD? Our programming is developed to make you better, more well-rounded athletes!
Looking for Intensity? Start with Consistency--and Patience
Looking for greater intensity in your WODs? Patience may actually be the key.
Take Care of Those Crossfit Hands!
Do you keep ripping your hands from too many pull-ups? Read these tips to learn how to keep those hands in tact!
Protein Drinks-What, Why and When? (the Basics)
#Protein can be overwhelming! Learn the basics and grow from there!
CrossFit over 50: 3 Ways To Avoid the Risks and Stay Injury Free
Starting a new high intensity exercise program can lead to increased stamina and health--and doesn't have to lead to injuries!
Overhead Squat Basics
Keep these simple cues in mind for a great #OverheadSquat with every rep!
AM-What? A CrossFit Glossary for Newbies
Are you new to CrossFit and want to learn the lingo? Check out this glossary of the most common used words to keep you in the know! #crossfit #crossfitlingo #crossfitglossary #crossfitterms
Why Finding A CrossFit Partner May (Or May Not) Be Worth Your While
There are pros and cons to having a dedicated workout buddy at the box! Give it a think--we've outlined the good and the not-so-good.
Glute Smash with the Lacrosse Ball
A #glutesmash with the lacrosse ball is the perfect ending to a tough lower body workout! #crossfit
How to Shop the Supermarket Caveman Style
Ever find the supermarket to be overwhelming and confusing? Try shopping it like a caveman!
How To Train For An Obstacle Course Race, CrossFit Style
If you've ever wondered how to train for an obstacle course, Crossfit-style, we've got some answers for you!
Upside Down: Beginning Your Basic Handstand Progression
Handstands aren't just for kids! Learn how to work your way up to a freestanding handstand by following these simple progressions.
It’s All in the Hips: Perfect Kettlebell Swings Every Rep
Are you new to the #kettlebell or just want to fix your form? Follow these simple tips to get the most from your kettlebell swings! #crossfit #kettlebell #kettlebellswing
How To Complement Your CrossFit Workouts
What you do outside the box can assist with your performance when you’re in class. We’ve provided a little inspiration to get you started!
It’s All In Your Head
It's not just muscles that will help you reach that new PR--see why your mindset may be the deciding factor.
Proper Push-ups and the Modifications to Get You There
Struggling with push ups and need some help? Check out these progressions to get you on your way to pushing with the big dogs!
Fat In, Fat Out
Eating the right fats is just plain good for you! Read on to find out how good fats in your diet can mean less fat on your body.
Five Superfoods You Need To Know About
Ever wonder what the hype is with #superfoods? Check out these five you need to know about!
Breaking Down the Basic Deadlift
Deadlifts are a basic in every gym-especially your CrossFit box. Focus on the basics of this functional movement and reap the rewards.
Lower Body Injury? Here's How to MOD Your WOD
Is a lower body injury hampering your workouts? Check out these ideas on modifying your WODs!
Going Paleo ‘Light’
If a strict #paleo diet isn't your cup of tea, maybe a "light" version is.
Get It Right: The Air Squat
The #airsquat is simple yet important--see how to do it properly and set the stage for all of your weighted squats!
The Power and Positivity of CrossFit Camaraderie
The camaraderie in crossfit is a positive and powerful thing. It will be sure to have you coming back for more.
What’s The Deal With Benchmark Workouts?
Why exactly do we do these #benchmark #workouts? Read this to find out.
Proper Positioning in the Overhead Press...Faults and Fixes
Here's a quick "how-to" for overhead presses and fixing your faults. #crossfit #shoulderpress #pushpress #pushjerk
Paleo Sweet Treats You Need To Know About This Valentine's Day
Check out these hacks for satisfying your sweet tooth, just in time for Valentine’s Day!
Why You Should Eat, Drink, and Wear Coconut
Eat, drink, and wear (yes, wear) coconut to reap all of its benefits. Check out its many forms and benefits here!
Walking Lunges
Walking lunges can do wondrous things for your lower body--keep these tips in mind to get the most out of them in your WOD!
Breaking Down the ManMaker
ManMakers on the board and you're a little unclear on how to do this movement properly? Take a look here and learn!
Competition Day Eating: What To Do and When To Do It
From the CrossFit Games to any other type of endurance challenge, it's important to be prepared with these hydration and meal planning tips.
Why Exercise and Drinking Don't Mix
Metcons and mai tais definitely don't mix. Check this out for more on why combining drinking and exercise is a bad idea.
What to Expect at CrossFit Level-1 Trainer Course
Getting ready for your CrossFit Level-1 Trainer Course? Check this out to learn what to expect! #crossfit #L-1TrainerCourse #crossfittrainer
Post-Holiday Tips For Getting Back Into The Swing Of Things
Going back to pre-holiday healthy habits can be a challenge, but these 4 steps will help you get back down to business in no time!
Got a Minute? How to Effectively Finish Off Your Time in the Box
Check out these ways to use those few minutes at the end of your WOD to up your CrossFit game!
Is Timing Everything? Thoughts on Timed Nutrition
Worrying about the exact timing of your meals before and after your WOD's? Check out what science says about the when, how and why.
Paleo Tonight: Baked Salmon with Rosemary and Pecans
Salmon is a Paleo staple--add this great version with rosemary and pecans to your repetoire!
How to Have a Productive WOD/ When You Just Don't Feel Like Working Out...
Don't feel like working out today? Follow these tips to help motivate you and get you going! #crossfit #moreproductivewod
External Rotation: Find the Power in Your Squats!
Check out this video to see how much of a difference good external rotation can make in your #squats!
Protein Powders--Get Started with the Right One for You
There are a variety of protein supplements available. Here is a quick breakdown of the most popular ones.
Squat Mechanics: Feet and Knees
Get all the depth and power you need for your #squats by being mindful of your knee position--here are a few tips!
CrossFit Gear Must Haves
Are you new to CrossFit and want to know what gear you need? Check out these suggestions that may help make your WOD a little easier!
Mind Your Manners: Drop-In Etiquette for CrossFitters
Going out of town for the holidays and looking to drop-in? Follow these simple instructions to help your experience be more positive!
Trip Planned? Keep crossFIT on the Go
Going away for the holidays and you don't want to miss a WOD? Here are some ideas to help keep you on track! #crossfit #travelingwods
Foam Roller: Outer Hip and Thigh Massage
IT Band issues? Try the #foamroller for your outer hip and thigh!
Fix Your Form: Handstand Walks
Check out these simple cues to help your handstand walks be the best they can be! #crossfit #handstandwalks
It's All in the Hips: Perfect Kettlebell Swings Every Rep
Are you new to the #kettlebell or just want to fix your form? Follow these simple tips to get the most from your kettlebell swings! #crossfit #kettlebell #kettlebellswing
Video: Skip The Bands
Watch this video and learn how to Skip the Bands and still gain strength for your first unassisted #pullup!
Upside Down: Beginning Your Basic Handstand Progression
Handstands aren't just for kids! Learn how to work your way up to a freestanding handstand by following these simple progressions.
Tis The Season for Holiday Paleo Tricks
Looking for tricks to surviving the #holidays #paleo style? We've got em!
Is Timing Everything? Thoughts on Timed Nutrition
Worrying about the exact timing of your meals before and after your WOD's? Check out what science says about the when, how and why.
CrossFit Over 50: Listen to Your Body
Crossfitting over 50 means paying attention to what your body is telling you--read these suggestions for picking up on the cues.
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Sprint training is a powerful tool that helps promote fat loss, muscle growth, and explosive power. Sprint training is a worthwhile mental and physical challenge as it causes the body extreme physiological stress, which leads to quick adaptation. It
The basic fundamentals of weightlifting are stance, grip, and position, but the most important--and overlooked--is arguably the athlete’s stance. Our stance is not only about our foot placement in the jump and the land, but also about how o
“I want to go out for an overpriced, unhealthy Valentine’s Day dinner this year.” - said no one ever. Even the most decadent of dinners can be transformed into something that’s just as delicious, but way healthier and 100%
There’s no denying that just about anything with lots of sugar is tasty, but the reality is that it wreaks havoc on your body. Refined sugars hide almost everywhere, even in unexpected places like bread. What You Need To Watch Out For Bes
Have you ever heard someone say, “I’m just too old for Crossfit?” In the world of Crossfit, as in many other areas of life, age really is just a number. CrossFit’s inherent training protocol can be adapted or modified to m