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Mobility Workouts

In order to prevent injuries- we need to warmup and cool down with quality mobility warmups before all workouts. It is recommended to spend 10 plus minutes to warmup with a mobility workout before you begin to hit it hard with full intensity in the main workout. This is a great time for movement and... Read More

Breathing Exercises for Athletes

Have you ever wondered how elite athletes make everything look so effortless and never seem out of breath? Many of them have learned over the years to control their breathing and to relax in tough mental and physical situations. According to the American College of Sports Medicine, athletes who learn how to regulate their breathing to... 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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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

“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 Cindy workout” or “Cindy WOD”. Cindy is... 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. 1. Work on bar dips to build up to the... Read More

Progenex vs SFH

There is a ton of discussion in the CrossFit community over which recovery protein to use – Progenex vs SFH. Check out the info below and reviews and make your informed choice. You can take either brand for recovery after every training session. If you are training multiple times in one day, you can take... 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. Don’t get stuck on the ground trying to figure this one out. A few minutes a week can slowly build up your skills so that you will be able to scale any rope. Check out... 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) Check out CFF Pit Bull Wood Olympic Gym Rings @ E30SO30S = every 30... Read More

BSN vs Advocare

Check out the reviews, info and videos on BSN vs Advocare protein supplements and you make the decision which is best for your body and workouts. Advocare has been making the rounds in the CrossFit boxes for a few years now. Rich Froning just made the jump to Advocare after being with BSN and before... Read More
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5K Running Tips

Check out these 5k running tips to help you start and finish your best 5k run time ever. Tip #1: Go to a track and run a 5k distance If you have to jog or walk—do so. Put this time into your log. This will be your baseline score and will show you how much... Read More
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