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Can You do Bodyweight Training Every Day?

Team SGPT: Here is a great question that we received from one of our SGPT athletes. Do you think it’s a bad idea to do the same body weight exercises (push-ups, pull-ups, and dips) every day? Is that overtraining? Do you need to rest? Check out Zach Even-Esh’s video response: Check out Bodyweight Bodybuilding Secrets... Read More
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SGPT Interviews CrossFit Elite Athlete Tyler Friese

SGPT: Tell is about yourself? TF: I am 16 years old originally from Everett, WA, moved many times lived in fun place like Alaska, Idaho, Minnesota, and Oregon kinda all over the place. Currently live in Oak Creek, WI where I am homes chooled so I can train a couple times a day! Loved fitness... Read More
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Katrin Tanja Davidsdottir CrossFit Elite Athlete Profile

Name: Katrin Tanja Davisdottir Home: Reykjavik, Iceland CrossFit Affiliate: CrossFit New England Gender:Female Age:23 Height:169 cm (5 ft 5 inches) Weight:68 kilograms (150 lbs.) CrossFit Workout Stats Fran 2:18 Helen 9:16 Grace 1:28 Fight Gone Bad 454 reps Sprint 400m 1:05 Olympic Lifts Clean & Jerk 225 lb Snatch 192 lb Diet: Essentially she eats... Read More
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Camille LeBlanc-Bazinet CrossFit Elite Athlete Profile

Age: 34 (Born October 10, 1988) From: Richelieu, Quebec CrossFit Gym: CrossFit Brossard Height: 5 ft 2 inch Weight: 125 lbs. With a background in high level gymnastics since she was 3 years old Camille has always been one to push herself to the extreme. After retiring from gymnastics at 16, she tried just about... Read More
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Matt Fraser CrossFit Elite Athlete Profile

Name: Matt Fraser Home: Cookeville, Tennessee CrossFit Affiliate: CrossFit Mayhem Gender: Male Age:28 Height: 5 ft 7 inches Weight: 190 lbs. CrossFit Workout Stats Fran 2:07 Grace 1:18 Max Pull-ups 50 Helen Fight Gone Bad Sprint Olympic Lifts Clean and Jerk 375 lb Snatch 315 lb Diet: Before the 2015 CrossFit Games, Matt was not... Read More
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Cindy CrossFit Workout Tips

Check out the Cindy CrossFit Workout Tips “Cindy” AMRAP (As Many Rounds As Possible) in 20 minutes as you can of: 5 Pull-ups 10 Push-ups 15 Air Squats (no weight) This workout is considered a baseline workout and one of the original CrossFit “girl” workouts. Around the gym this can be referred to as “the... Read More

What is the Best Jump Rope for CrossFit?

Check out the questions, reviews, comparisons and videos on jump ropes and speed ropes for CrossFit workouts and you be the judge which one is best for you. Question: What type of jump rope do you want for CrossFit workouts? A speed rope is best if your looking to perform double unders. If you working... Read More

CrossFit Obstacle Course Ideas

Obstacle course training doesn’t have to be fancy or extravagant. It is a simple as carrying odd objects, going over and under obstacles, balancing, sprinting and jumping. Check out these ideas so that you can build an obstacle course near your home or garage gym and go out and get it done. QUESTION: I don’t... Read More
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CrossFit Muscle-Up Tips

The muscle up is a great skill to learn both from building muscle and coordination and building explosive power. You can directly use this skill and apply in the real world with climbing. Here are a few tips to help you with your muscle ups. Work on bar dips to build up to the muscle... Read More
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CrossFit Rope Climbing Tips

Sooner or later if you workout at a CrossFit gym you will hit a workout that has a rope climb. If you click on any link we may get a commission from which helps keep gas in the truck and the lights turned on. So if you want to help a disabled veteran –... Read More
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CrossFit Handstand Workouts and Tips

Check out these CrossFit Handstand Workouts and Tips TIP #1 Warmup before you start with handstands no matter if you are an elite athlete that has mastered this technique. Do arm swings, regular pushups and roll your wrist in a circular manner. Workout #1 Mary As many rounds as possible in 20 minutes of: 5... Read More

CrossFit Workout Terms

CrossFit Terms you will hear or see at a local CrossFit box (gym). AD: AirDyne bike AMRAP:  As Many Repetitions (or Rounds) As Possible – As Rx’d:  As Prescribed – the suggested parameters for a given exercise (weight for example) < p style=”text-align: center;”> Check out CFF Pit Bull Wood Olympic Gym Rings @ Read More
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Top 10 Ways to Get Kicked out of a Globo Gym

Globo gym [definition]. Large retail shopping space turned into a warehouse of treadmills and other useless machines in the attempt to extract money from clueless potential athletes who think they are doing something to improve their bodies and minds. See also – “wasted effort”, “narcissism”, “meat market”. I admit it. I am embarrassed but gotta... Read More
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Dan Bailey CrossFit Elite Athlete Profile

Age: 26 Height: 5’ 7″ Weight: 172lbs Nickname: “Danimal” Sponsored by Rogue Fitness From Uniontown, Ohio Current Residence Uniontown, OH Began Crossfit February, 2010 Affiliate: Crossfit Legacy, Barerton Ohio Sponsored by: Rogue Fitness Athlete Weighlifting Stats Back Squat 380 Front Squat 315 Clean & Jerk 275 Snatch 215 (up from 195 lbs) Deadlift 520 Press... Read More
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