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I’m about to turn 30 years old. At one level I believe it’s just another birthday, but than there is this nagging little voice in the back of my brain...
Are YOU a control freak? I am. A workout control freak, that is. You can’t fix a problem you don’t realize you have, so here are some questions to help...
My Aunt Margaret is the baby in a family of seven children. But despite her built-in sibling force field, protecting against all things evil, nobody could fend off her 2002...
Are YOU a control freak? I am. A workout control freak, that is. You can’t fix a problem you don’t realize you have, so here are some questions to help...
Interact with the environment with virtuosity and poise. Be the musician, letting the notes flow into a smooth melody. So, you’re now comfortable with precision jumps, striding, and basic balancing skills....
June has been a busy month as I have been jumping from conference to conference, both presenting and attending.  Whoo ha.   Paul asked me to give you a breakdown of...
07.12.14 SWOD
Athlete Cell 12-07-2014 14:21
Sometimes we like to read, and sometimes we just want to sit back and have someone else speak to us. Today is that day. These words, which many...
“The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.” “The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.” – William...
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The Rx Review: Reporting on Fitness and CrossFit News, John Michael Bric CrossFit HQ has just announced the details of the first individual event to be held on Friday morning of...
In the fourth and final week of regional competition, NorCal athletes took the floor at the San Jose University Event Center. In a region that’s home to three of the...
I’m about to turn 30 years old. At one level I believe it’s just another birthday, but than there is this nagging little voice in the back of my brain...
Saturday – July 12, 2014
11-07-2014 19:02
Sign up for classes: CLICK HERE How To Make Paleo Leftovers Taste Fresh With One Ingredient- A Gym Life.com by Colin Stuckert Elite WOD Strength: Gymnastic Skill Work Skill: WOD Prep Conditioning: Coach Designed Team...
Unbreakable Runner Pre-Order: @burning_runner and Brian MacKenzie team up to help unleash the power of strength and conditioning for a lifetime of running strong
November 29-30, Guam @CFEndurance Trainer Course
07.11.14 EWOD
Athlete Cell 11-07-2014 11:29
Sir Mix-A-Lot said it best: “I like big butts and I cannot lie.” Think of professional athletes in power-centric sports. Now think about how many of them don’t have...
Many of you have been asking why we are using this week to recover from the past two weeks of programming. Finding your one rep maxes is very taxing on...
Lon Kilgore takes a look at the machine that produces fitness professionals, and he doesn’t like what he sees. The problem with sport, exercise and fitness certifications is that they propose...
Friday – July 11, 2014
10-07-2014 19:28
Sign up for classes: CLICK HERE Check out the CrossFit Open rankings for CrossFit Estero CLICK HERE Elite WOD Strength: 5×3 Back Squats, Rest 1 min Between sets @60%1RM Skill: Tabata Air Squats Conditioning: 4...
The Rx Review: Reporting on Fitness and CrossFit News, Michael McCoy It was only 2001 when the first CrossFit box was opened by Greg Glassman at 2851 Research Park Drive in...

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Crossfit Journal

In the fourth and final week of regional competition, NorCal athletes took the floor at the San Jose University Event Center. In a region that’s home to three of the...
Lon Kilgore takes a look at the machine that produces fitness professionals, and he doesn’t like what he sees. The problem with sport, exercise and fitness certifications is that they propose...
The North East Regional was all about community. “Nothing compares to the camaraderie, relying on each other, working together to win,” said CrossFit Brickyard team member Seth St Amand. One of...
Nicole Carroll, Director of Certification and Training, explains the evolution of CrossFit’s trainer credentials. CrossFit’s growth has been organic and infectious: There were no marketing strategies and no projections for...

Reddit Crossfit

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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

Interact with the environment with virtuosity and poise. Be the musician, letting the notes flow into a smooth melody. So, you’re now comfortable with precision jumps, striding, and basic balancing skills....
“The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.” “The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.” – William...
This new book from J.C. Herz is worth a read for anyone with an interest in CrossFit, including the haters.     read more
Take a look at my training plan, and you'll notice I vary movements, sets, and reps throughout the week. Here's why. One of my key operating principles is that two successive...

The Box Mag

My Aunt Margaret is the baby in a family of seven children. But despite her built-in sibling force field, protecting against all things evil, nobody could fend off her 2002...
Coaches, why do people come to you? Especially if you’re in CrossFit, there’s a good chance that people are looking for your help to get stronger, lose weight, feel better...
We all have that friend who asks questions all the time about CrossFit, and we know deep down they really want to try it out. Often it’s difficult to articulate...
I like to browse Facebook video links and YouTube’s most popular picks. Typically I can find something entertaining, but it’s rare to find something that really resonates with me. In a...

Eat to Perform

June has been a busy month as I have been jumping from conference to conference, both presenting and attending.  Whoo ha.   Paul asked me to give you a breakdown of...
Get all THREE of our eBooks – “Met Flex”, the Recipe Guide, and the Meal Planning Guide – for just $19.95! This also includes a 14 day Science Lab trial...
Get all THREE of our eBooks – “Met Flex”, the Recipe Guide, and the Meal Planning Guide – for just $19.95! This also includes a 14 day Science Lab trial...
Get all THREE of our eBooks – “Met Flex”, the Recipe Guide, and the Meal Planning Guide – for just $19.95! This also includes a 14 day Science Lab trial...

Confessions of a Crossfit Coach

Blog Has MovedHERE
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

Fitness Model Justin Woltering has been featured on and in many magazine covers. This is the workout and diet he uses to get his body in killer shape. Workout Day[...]
Tell us your thoughts on regionals? It’s hard to really explain my thoughts about Regionals. They’ve changed over and over again – but I think the best way to sum[...]
Life is hard; just about any sport you play, career path you take there are going to be things along the way that will be difficult to overcome. But most[...]
A crowdfunding campaign that has just caught our attention is one from the makers of the King Kong bag – a gym duffel bag we have reviewed in the past.[...]

A Gym Life

“There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing.”  -Aristotle Sure, comfort is nice; it’s warm and cozy. And there’s nothing wrong with living a warm...
“People have a death grip on what they think reality should look like and all stress comes from life not fitting your pictures.” -Peter Sage Think about the last time something didn’t...
I love this quote. “One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary men. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary man.”  -Elbert Hubbard  It made me realize something about quotes....
Below are some of my favorite articles on sleep from my most trusted sites on the web. If you struggle with sleep in any form, you owe it to yourself...

The Rx Review

The Rx Review: Reporting on Fitness and CrossFit News, John Michael Bric CrossFit HQ has just announced the details of the first individual event to be held on Friday morning of...
The Rx Review: Reporting on Fitness and CrossFit News, Michael McCoy It was only 2001 when the first CrossFit box was opened by Greg Glassman at 2851 Research Park Drive in...
The Rx Review: Reporting on Fitness and CrossFit News, Michael McCoy Photo courtesy of CrossFit, Inc. CrossFit HQ have just announced the details of the first event of the 2014 Reebok CrossFit...
The Rx Review: Reporting on Fitness and CrossFit News, Michael McCoy In this six-part series titled “Building Burgess”, we meet Mike Burgess a 42-year-old British Army veteran and find out about his history...

Every Last Rep

I've been training alot recently for a GORUCK Challenge. As I evaluate the training that I've been going through, I feel as if I've made several key mistakes that I'll...
There's quite a bit of buzz lately around the National Pro Fitness League or NPFL in the CrossFit community. There's been talk of combines and teams and paid athletes, but...
It happens to all of us sooner or later. We leave a Blender bottle in our car for a few days (weeks) in the summer sun, and when we open...
We all develop a Crossfit workout strategy for every WoD we do. But what happens when we start to think more than we actually lift? Can strategy be bad? Can...

Training Box Gym

Saturday – July 12, 2014
11-07-2014 19:02
Sign up for classes: CLICK HERE How To Make Paleo Leftovers Taste Fresh With One Ingredient- A Gym Life.com by Colin Stuckert Elite WOD Strength: Gymnastic Skill Work Skill: WOD Prep Conditioning: Coach Designed Team...
Friday – July 11, 2014
10-07-2014 19:28
Sign up for classes: CLICK HERE Check out the CrossFit Open rankings for CrossFit Estero CLICK HERE Elite WOD Strength: 5×3 Back Squats, Rest 1 min Between sets @60%1RM Skill: Tabata Air Squats Conditioning: 4...
Thursday – July 10, 2014
09-07-2014 19:04
Sign up for classes: CLICK HERE How to Eat Clean with The Paleo Diet – A Gym Life.com by Colin Stuckert Elite WOD Strength: 5×3 Weighted Pullups @ 60%1RM Skill: 3x ME UB Kipping...
Wednesday – July 09, 2014
08-07-2014 19:03
Sign up for classes: CLICK HERE How to Eat Clean with The Paleo Diet – A Gym Life.com by Colin Stuckert Elite WOD Strength: 15 Snatch @ 60%1RM for Quality Skill: 3x ME UB...

WOD Talk

Source: WOD Talk Magazine Photo by Justin Jindra Owner & Lead Photographer of Dynamic Range Photography www.dynamicrangephotography.net By Amy Lawson  “I’m not sure I’m ready to compete” are words I hear often...
Source: WOD Talk Magazine By Alexis Bennett To advise a CrossFitter to snatch, clean and jerk, and squat more is not to impart some new, unknown knowledge to the community –...
Source: WOD Talk Magazine By Hannah Hudson You’ve heard the saying, “What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas.” Fortunately for us, that saying doesn’t apply to the new premium denim company,...
Source: WOD Talk Magazine By Patti Galle   It has been six months since this 60 year-old braved the waters of CrossFit Gold Rush, located in beautiful Grass Valley, Ca. To be...

Fit as Fu*k

This looks fun! A 12 person competition….. https://strengthindepth.com/competition/
Travelling/on vacation/need inspiration for a workout/looking for a CrossFit gym/limited or no equipment available? Check these apps out…. Have a great summer! Ditte & Sarah Get your daily T.O.D (training of the day) from...
Find all the recepies here: http://greatist.com/health/4th-of-july-recipes?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_term=Greatist%20Daily&utm_campaign=Greatist%20Daily%202014&utm_content=Final  
It is so easy to make your own milk from nuts! And it is super delicious in protein shakes and smoothies. Try this recipe on cashew milk: Ingredients: 150 g roasted cashew...

Rare Crossfit

Many of you have been asking why we are using this week to recover from the past two weeks of programming. Finding your one rep maxes is very taxing on...
We have all had that moment before we start a workout when we pause to think, should I RX or scale the workout? So how do you decide what to...
Wednesdays Workout Strength Deload Week -then- WOD For time: 5K Row or 2 Mile Run Post time to complete to comments.
As most of you are already know, the Tribal Quest is this coming Saturday. I know, we can hardly believe it either. Many of you have signed up to participate...

VPX Sports

Looking for a way to satisfy your chocolate craving without sacrificing your beach bod now that summer has arrived? If so you have to try these Quad Chocolate Protein Muffins,...
For those of us who have taken Obstacle Racing beyond a hobby and into more of a lifestyle (some people use terms like elite, professional, competitive, etc), we are often...
Sometimes you feel like some Latin food but you just can't fit all of the calories that traditional Latin food has into your diet. I've been there, trying to figure...
Gut Check Fitness: The SUCK is a 12 hour overnight event that is designed to put people through what the soldiers went through in Vietnam. The term “Welcome to the...

Tabata Times

Are YOU a control freak? I am. A workout control freak, that is. You can’t fix a problem you don’t realize you have, so here are some questions to help...
I’m about to turn 30 years old. At one level I believe it’s just another birthday, but than there is this nagging little voice in the back of my brain...
Some CrossFitters are choosing to get in the “zone”. As a nutritional plan with a balanced approach, the Zone Diet has numerous advocates who say it helps improve their performance...
Seth Oberst, DPT, CSCS What is the target organ/system of training? While many think it’s the muscular or cardiovascular systems, the true target is the nervous system. The brain exists...

Brian Mackenzie

Unbreakable Runner Pre-Order: @burning_runner and Brian MacKenzie team up to help unleash the power of strength and conditioning for a lifetime of running strong
November 29-30, Guam @CFEndurance Trainer Course
November 8-9, Las Vegas NV @CFEndurance Trainer Course
November 8-9, Tampa FL @CFEndurance Trainer Course

Athlete Cell

07.12.14 SWOD
Athlete Cell 12-07-2014 14:21
Sometimes we like to read, and sometimes we just want to sit back and have someone else speak to us. Today is that day. These words, which many...
07.11.14 EWOD
Athlete Cell 11-07-2014 11:29
Sir Mix-A-Lot said it best: “I like big butts and I cannot lie.” Think of professional athletes in power-centric sports. Now think about how many of them don’t have...
07.10.14 WOD
Athlete Cell 10-07-2014 17:49
Ask yourself an honest question: do you think that you spend more than 15 minutes a day working on skill work and skills drills? If the answer is “no” let’s...
07.09.14 SWOD
Athlete Cell 09-07-2014 16:10
When we look at physical activity and sport as a whole, we often see that people develop their own “signature” moves. By this we don’t mean the whistle and...

Catalyst Athletics

In weightlifting athletes come and go. Some people love the sport for a short period of time and progress very quickly, only to get tired of the sport and...
Alyssa clean, Blake clean, Tamara clean, Danielle front squat with commentary by team coach Greg Everett. Please subscribe to our channel!
Brian snatch, Tamara clean, Steve front squat, Dion clean & jerk.
Blake back squat, Danielle close grip OHS, Tamara snatch balance, Kara snatch push press, Aimee snatch push press, Audra front squat, Alyssa clean, Blake clean.

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