Most people connect the word “injury” with a negative connotation of pain, setback, and having done something “wrong.” However, that isn’t necessarily the case, and injuries can bring about some of the most beneficial and exciting shifts in your training at any level. To injure is to do damage, and if we’re honest about [...]
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Did you catch any of the CrossFit Games on CBS Sports last year? How about the Summer Olympics (beach volleyball anyone?!)? NBA game? MLB game? Watch any sports lately? How about competitions… been to any of those? Did you notice how many athletes were sporting kinesiology tape? KT Tape or RockTape are the well-known brands, [...]
“I’ve been doing CrossFit for 3 years, and I still don’t have (insert movement of choice here).” "I come to the gym 3-4 days a week, but i'm not getting better at..." We hear it all the time. First, the seemingly confused statement about what it is that an athlete isn’t able to do yet, [...]
The workouts have a purpose!!! Some are meant to be sprints, some are meant to be hard and heavy, and others are longer and meant to be paced. The workouts have a purpose!!! Every class has the person that: Always goes too heavy, insists on attempting a skill movement when their max is three [...]
The winter months are colder, therefore we sweat less and need to consume less water, right? Wrong. A common misconception about exercise in colder weather months is that the body requires less hydration. However, just because you don’t feel warm or exceptionally sweaty like you do just looking at the WOD on those sweltering summer [...]
"PAY THE MAN!" We've heard it time and time again, but what does it mean? What are paying "him?" Who is he (other than Chuck Norris, obviously)? Why do we have to pay? What it all boils down to, is that we all have goals, and we all have a place where we draw that [...]
Since the beginning of time, super-fit humans have been asking, "What should I eat post workout?!?!" I hear this a lot. It’s an amazing question and it has a very simple answer. Oftentimes I see people consuming a post workout “meal” consisting of the ultimate concoction of liger power and Lucky Charms amazingness, while throwing [...]
Motivation is great. It’s that feeling you get when a fire gets lit under your bum and you’re all jazzed up and ready to pursue the goal of obtaining the biceps of Thor or the abs of Wonder Woman. Motivation comes and goes with the weather though. It comes on as soon as you scroll [...]
One of the many reasons we love CrossFit, is the community. We get to see many of the same faces overcoming obstacles and cheering each other on while throwing weights, our bodies, and obscenities around on a daily basis. While it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of the challenging WOD ahead and [...]
For many people, summer entails traveling. While soaking up maximum amounts of sun and showing off your summer bod' are considered non-negotiables, so should your fitness routine. Now is not the time to start slacking off, so we've put together 5 at-home (at-camp, at-hotel, at-beach) workouts for you to stay on top of your fitness [...]