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With the incredible popularity of CrossFit, it’s no surprise that tons of CrossFit-related competitions have developed. If you Google those nearest you, you’ll find tons of opportunities for you to...
Life is filled with a myriad of choices. The choices you make will have a significant influence on your behavior and your athletic choices behaviors affect your outcomes and your...
Audra jerk Blake snatch pull Mary snatch push press + OHS Danielle snatch push press + OHS Blake snatch halting deadlift
Life is filled with a myriad of choices. The choices you make will have a significant influence on your behavior and your athletic choices behaviors affect your outcomes and your...
Source: WOD Talk Magazine No stranger to the CrossFit Games is Ben Smith, he’s been to the Games every year since 2009 and he’s definitely considered a veteran having been...
These two endeavors come down to the exact same working principles - hard work, discipline, determination, and focus on a long-term goal. Every so often my dad used to sit us...
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Having showed this technique to many people, I find about 80% see improvement immediately. This is the fourth in a series of articles on using Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) to improve...
Whenever I present at seminars about coaching weightlifting I always try to emphasize the following seven points in this particular order for those interested in improving their technical coaching skills....
The Rx Review: Reporting on Fitness and CrossFit News, John Michael Bric We caught up with the founder of Xendurance, Sandy Kellin, at the 2014 CrossFit Games to get a sneak...
Sign up for classes: CLICK HERE Wodify WOD Whiteboard: Here – Sign-up for Classes: Here Elite Performance Strength: 7×1 C/J @ 95% Skill: 3 Rounds of 1 min ME HSPU, 1 Min ME Air...
Effects of systemic hypoxia on human muscular adaptations to resistance exercise training.
Chances are if you’re reading this you’re into fitness, but maybe competing up on stage in a skimpy outfit just isn’t your thing. You love pushing yourself, slinging heavy weights,...
The Rx Review: Reporting on Fitness and CrossFit News, John Michael Bric All your Functional Fitness News in our 90 second audio clip! This week we have a closer look at the first...
On Episode 344 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed CrossFit 817 owner Rob Davis and Games veteran Jason Khalipa. This episode was webcast on Aug. 27,...
Source: WOD Talk Magazine Photo by The WOD Photographer By Amy Lawson  During the weekend of August 22-24, 2014, athletes of every level came to the same location to compete together in...
Kick off one @strike_mvmnt Interval assume ideal running position (make sure knee remains slightly bent) 3:00/3:00. Get to know your feet, legs and hips and their intricate relationship. Post WKO/WOD...
08.30.14 SWOD
Athlete Cell 30-08-2014 17:31
08.30.14 #SWOD The Core: A Closed System, w/ Cody Burkhart In Engineering, a closed system is roughly a system where the inputs AND outputs are...
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In 2014, CrossFit hosted its first Level 1 Seminar in Israel. Seminar Staff member Russell Berger took the opportunity to spend an extra week traveling the country, visiting its affiliates...

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Crossfit Journal

On Episode 344 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed CrossFit 817 owner Rob Davis and Games veteran Jason Khalipa. This episode was webcast on Aug. 27,...
In 2014, CrossFit hosted its first Level 1 Seminar in Israel. Seminar Staff member Russell Berger took the opportunity to spend an extra week traveling the country, visiting its affiliates...
Want to get better at strict pull-ups? Bill Starr says the secret is simple programming and a lot of dedication. In the CrossFit Journal article “The Arms Race and Olympic Lifting,”...
Mud runs, obstacle-course races and novelty endurance events are growing in popularity, and some CrossFit gyms now cater to participants. Obstacle-course racing gets under your skin. And in your mouth. This...

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This sub gets a number of new people who have similar questions about their first day, what to look for in a box(aka gym), or how to improve quickly....

Breaking Muscle

These two endeavors come down to the exact same working principles - hard work, discipline, determination, and focus on a long-term goal. Every so often my dad used to sit us...
Having showed this technique to many people, I find about 80% see improvement immediately. This is the fourth in a series of articles on using Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) to improve...
How much protein do you really need to maintain or put on muscle mass? Amino acids are of critical importance in the diet. Of course, the greatest source of dietary amino...
I treat kettlebell sport like a job. I’ve even practiced technique in front of mirrors in public restrooms. Here's what it looks like to train for kettlebell sport.   read more

The Box Mag

CrossFit Advanced (crossfitadvanced.com) coach Justin Ziegler has had it with “arm climbers.” Getting up that rope is a full-body activity and should be treated as such. Not convinced? Maybe this...
The natural evolution of most CrossFit classes has landed in a format that looks like this: 60 minutes in the gym with a warm-up, mobility and/or skill training, possibly some...
This recipe adds a flourless twist to typical breaded chicken. The combination of sweet coconut and savory chicken, all dipped into homemade Dijon honey mustard, is mouthwatering. Next time you’re...
Jamie Toland with Kevin Ogar at The Games Rochelle Thayer wanted to help her friend Kevin Ogar, but she wasn’t sure how. Thayer, owner and coach of CrossFit-TNT in St. Charles,...

Eat to Perform

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Today you can find blogs full of opinions on just about any subject matter you want. Some may be those of experts – there may be research involved – and...

Confessions of a Crossfit Coach

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This picture makes my adrenals squeal with glee  ***UPDATE***:  I know this blog is completely bush-league, hard to read.  I have the below breakdown...
Welp, that pretty much sums up my generalized feeling lately towards everything.  Since it's 11:03PM, and I should either be sleeping, analyzing labs and food logs, or making meth, I'll...
Check these guys out!Every once in a while you come across some writings and teaching that are so clear, so profound, and resonate deeply---not often, mind you.  In this day...

The Athletic Build

Whether you simply don’t have time to make it to your box/gym, don’t feel like forking over the cash or don’t have a box in your area you can still[...]
We have compiled our list of the best training programs in everything from fitness model programs to football to ab training to MMA to building a better butt and much more. If[...]
Success is a result of your decisions & your determination to see those decisions through day after day, which ultimately shapes your destiny. It’s your decisions not your circumstances that...
Linemen are usually bigger than everyone else on the field.  They may require some extra size to play in the trenches, so having adequate levels of strength to move their[...]

A Gym Life

I decided to write an expanded version based on the popular Gym Life article: 50 Ways To Lose Weight. Thus my new book was born:  50 Ways To Lose Weight: 50...
“An unexamined life is not worth living.” –Socrates Read the quote above and take a couple minutes to think about it. Consider how it applies to your life. Thought about it? Good. I thought...
This is an interview I did with Riley from HealthyLemonLife. This was fun and allowed me to share some things that I’ve wanted to share for awhile now. Enjoy. A little...
“When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.” -Lao Tzu We are creatures of habit. We have routines that we have developed our entire lives. Certain ones...

The Rx Review

The Rx Review: Reporting on Fitness and CrossFit News, John Michael Bric We caught up with the founder of Xendurance, Sandy Kellin, at the 2014 CrossFit Games to get a sneak...
The Rx Review: Reporting on Fitness and CrossFit News, John Michael Bric All your Functional Fitness News in our 90 second audio clip! This week we have a closer look at the first...
The Rx Review: Reporting on Fitness and CrossFit News, John Michael Bric In this six-part series titled Building Burgess, we meet Mike Burgess a 42-year-old British Army veteran and find out about his...
The Rx Review: Reporting on Fitness and CrossFit News, John Michael Bric When it comes to jump ropes, RPM Fitness has been one of the market leaders in recent years, particularly...

Every Last Rep

Workout programming doesn't have to be boring, but it can be! Here's 7 workouts, all based around the number 7 to help jump start your workout programming creativity. Feel free...
Summer is drawing to a close, so I thought I'd give you a list of my favorites of all the sweet Rogue Fitness gear that hit their site this summer....
AAthletes tend to have some trouble with the overhead squat and this can be caused by lack of strength in the core / overhead or like reader Jeff, with mobility...
Your Aerobic Capacity (sometimes referred to as VO2 max) gives you the ability to go harder, longer. If you struggle with that now, there's good news: You can improve it!...

Training Box Gym

Sign up for classes: CLICK HERE Wodify WOD Whiteboard: Here – Sign-up for Classes: Here Elite Performance Strength: 7×1 C/J @ 95% Skill: 3 Rounds of 1 min ME HSPU, 1 Min ME Air...
Sign up for classes: CLICK HERE Wodify WOD Whiteboard: Here – Sign-up for Classes: Here Elite Performance Strength: Gymnastic Skill Work Skill: WOD Prep Conditioning: Coach Designed Team WOD Basic WOD Strength: Gymnastic Skill Work Skill: WOD Prep Conditioning:...
Sign up for classes: CLICK HERE Wodify WOD Whiteboard: Here – Sign-up for Classes: Here Elite Performance Strength: 7×2 Strict Press @ 75%1RM Skill: 10 min Pistol work, end with 1x ME set of...
Sign up for classes: CLICK HERE Wodify WOD Whiteboard: Here – Sign-up for Classes: Here Elite Performance Strength: 15 C/J @ 75% for Quality Skill: 25 Burpees for Time Conditioning: For Time (15 min Cap):...

WOD Talk

Source: WOD Talk Magazine No stranger to the CrossFit Games is Ben Smith, he’s been to the Games every year since 2009 and he’s definitely considered a veteran having been...
Source: WOD Talk Magazine Photo by The WOD Photographer By Amy Lawson  During the weekend of August 22-24, 2014, athletes of every level came to the same location to compete together in...
Source: WOD Talk Magazine Photo courtesy of Jay Kay www.dbthump.com By Ilene Winters “Education is a big part of CrossFit. When you start, you are not expected to have the knowledge you...
Source: WOD Talk Magazine Beast Mode Battle Photo by Jay Kay www.dbthump.com By Amy Lawson  Watching the 2014 CrossFit Games this year, my eyes were focused on the Champ. Last year his...

Fit as Fu*k

Last time, Louise and I competed together, we had to row a half marathon starting with a 2000 meter sprint. Time to look into your rowing technique? Get inspiration here: http://breakingmuscle.com/rowing/17-tips-for-getting-better-at-rowing /Sarah  ...
(Picture from the movie G.I Jane – badass scene where Demi More does one-armed push-ups) Push-ups are great upper body training and should never be underestimated. They can be done anywhere,...
Enter the Sculpture Army – Fall adventure Are you ready to wow? A new season means a fresh new start with Casall Sculpture Army – a digital training force with exclusive...
This might be one of the (more) nerdy posts on health and nutrition, BUT since I have recently bought a “home made sprouts kit”, I wanted to share my experience. First...

Rare Crossfit

Workouts, programming, nutrition, supplements… It’s all broken down in this VERY informative article… Workout Routine Broken Down for Coworker Or you can see how it’s supposed to be done with the RARE CrossFit...
We really all do have different strengths and weaknesses. But, what causes those? Our Athletic Backgrounds…. or OUR MENTAL STATE? The RARE Team has been reading a lot in the Reticular Activation System … and...
Lets fix it with Personalized Training! How do I know if a personalized approach could work for me? Are you feeling stuck or stagnant with CrossFit? Have you been doing the scaled movements...
We are 3 days into the Rare Better Body Challenge…How are you feeling? Energized? Exhausted? Excited? Are you hungry? Do you have cravings? Headaches? Whatever your emotion…we are so proud of...

VPX Sports

Chances are if you’re reading this you’re into fitness, but maybe competing up on stage in a skimpy outfit just isn’t your thing. You love pushing yourself, slinging heavy weights,...
The Bonk. Most runners have experienced it: that moment mid race, where your body feels like it hit a wall and you just.want.to.stop. Or puke. Or find a lounger and have an...
I like to get creative with my food. Because, let's face it, food is awesome! I will probably eat almost anything, and I'm not going to lie I love pizza,...
Tired of the same old eggs or oatmeal protein pancakes for breakfast? Craving something slightly sweet for breakfast but are watching your carbohydrate intake? If either of these two are...

Tabata Times

Life is filled with a myriad of choices. The choices you make will have a significant influence on your behavior and your athletic choices behaviors affect your outcomes and your...
With the incredible popularity of CrossFit, it’s no surprise that tons of CrossFit-related competitions have developed. If you Google those nearest you, you’ll find tons of opportunities for you to...
Many couples who do CrossFit together stay together, not just because of the workouts. Contributor Brittany Gerke (former CrossFit hater) shares her story.
I cried at CrossFit. It’s true, so what. I have been an active crossfitter for just under a year. Basic training a year ago, then I joined with a limited...

Brian Mackenzie

Effects of systemic hypoxia on human muscular adaptations to resistance exercise training.
Kick off one @strike_mvmnt Interval assume ideal running position (make sure knee remains slightly bent) 3:00/3:00. Get to know your feet, legs and hips and their intricate relationship. Post WKO/WOD...
Running/cycling/rowing/Snatch. Ideal position matters most where the power hits it’s highest. Starting in a less than ideal position will never get you to the ideal. Working to just get more...
Stairs w/ @coachpaul_ … Develop a better vertical torso, and stop heel striking. I dare you, try and heel strike upstairs.

Athlete Cell

08.30.14 SWOD
Athlete Cell 30-08-2014 17:31
08.30.14 #SWOD The Core: A Closed System, w/ Cody Burkhart In Engineering, a closed system is roughly a system where the inputs AND outputs are...
08.29.14 EWOD
Athlete Cell 29-08-2014 23:31
08.29.14 #EWOD Strengthening, Lubricating and Rebuilding the Ball Joint of the Ankle, w/ Cody Burkhart Continuing on with the idea of building up our base,...
08.28.14 WOD
Athlete Cell 28-08-2014 20:54
08.28.14 #WOD Advanced foot/ankle opener, w/ Brian MacKenzie One of the arguments we started making earlier in the week was the need for a solid...
08.27.14 SWOD
Athlete Cell 27-08-2014 23:10
08.27.14 #SWOD Brain Training Games: Part 2 – Dominant and Non-dominant throwing for accuracy, w/ Cody Burkhart For part 2 of the brain training games...

Catalyst Athletics

Audra jerk Blake snatch pull Mary snatch push press + OHS Danielle snatch push press + OHS Blake snatch halting deadlift
Whenever I present at seminars about coaching weightlifting I always try to emphasize the following seven points in this particular order for those interested in improving their technical coaching skills....
Alyssa muscle snatch, Danielle pause front squat, Alyssa snatch grip press bnk, Brian snatch high-pull + snatch, Danielle snatch deadlift, Audra jerk.
Brian segment power snatch, Audra power clean + jerk, Mary snatch pull, Danielle power snatch, Mary jerk bnk, Danielle pause front squat.

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