CrossFit Gives the World Another Reason to Hate the Silly ‘Sport’
We have a love-hate relationship with CrossFit. We love how they’ve popularized intense weight training and have managed to get a barbell into the hands of so many more people. [...]
Build Strong and Durable Shoulders With This Push-Up Progression
You'd be hard pressed to find someone who doesn't like working their chest. This is great and all, but it leads too many people to overwork their chest. The result [...]
How to Prepare for the CrossFit ‘Murph’ WOD
Every year on Memorial Day the United States celebrates the lives of fallen soldiers. Navy SEAL LT Michael Murphy is honored on this day by thousands of...
What It’s Like to Compete in the CrossFit Open
Like most sports, CrossFit has its own championship competition – The CrossFit Games. In this event, the "fittest athletes on earth" are put to the...
Do Altitude Training Masks Actually Work?
Does an elevation training masks do more harm than good? Athletes are always looking for an edge, something that will give them a tactical advantage on...
Why the Latest Exercise Craze is Dangerous and Stupid
We get it—you want to perform impressive exercises in the weight room. Bench press a weight equivalent to a dump truck? Sure, sounds great. Deadlift so much weight that you [...]
Tabata Push-Ups Will Kick Your Butt
If you are looking for a way to really challenge yourself, then a workout involving Tabata pushups is perfect for you. A Tabata (named after the...
WATCH: Guy Tries to Lift Too Much Weight, and His Spotter Pays the Price
We’ve all made dumb mistakes in the gym. I once saw a guy bench pressing when the plates slid off one end of the bar. Plates were flying all over [...]
5 Lower-Body Stretching Exercises Every Athlete Needs to Do
Without proper mobility, elasticity, and flexibility, an athlete's game can suffer. Having a solid stretching routine is a necessary component to...
5 Questions to Ask When Searching for a CrossFit Box
The New Year is upon us, and that means it's fitness resolution time. If you're thinking about taking the plunge and finally joining a CrossFit box,...