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January 22, 2019

The Open starts in less than a month away.

To ensure smooth sailing throughout the five-week competition, we’ve compiled checklists for athletes, affiliate owners and team competitors. Hit the lists chipper-style now so you can focus on fitness and frenemies once the competition begins.

Athlete Checklist

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August 14, 2018

The doctors told her to avoid physical activity for three months.

She complied.

For three weeks.

That’s when she started hopping on a stationary bike and doing push-ups.

“Doctors know what to do about this stuff,” said Amanda Allen, pointing to the inches-long scar running nearly the length of her torso, “but they don’t know what to do about health.”

In mid-Decemb...

March 1, 2018

Not sure how to work out on a rowing machine without looking like a total fish out of water? It’s easy to make mistakes when using a rower, officially known as an “ergometer,” the first couple of times. But you’d be crazy to avoid the machine altogether out of sheer embarrassment. Rowing can burn up to 800 calories an hour and is extremely effective in working...

March 1, 2018

If you are still struggling with your handstand push ups, then these progressions and tips will help you nail them in no time at all!

The handstand push up is an important gymnastic movement that often crops up in Crossfit workouts. It can seem daunting when you first begin, as you have to have confidence in your strength, balance and ability to control your bo...

Quick "Corned" Beef & Cabbage Recipe - EatingWell

Traditional corned beef & cabbage sure is tasty, but it's typically loaded with preservatives and sodium. In this healthy recipe makeover, we slash more than 2,300 mg of sodium with our quicker twist on the St. Patrick's Day classic. To get great flavor without the additives found in store-bought corned beef, we...

February 20, 2018

With the CrossFit Open lis getting closer! It is really time to gear up and perfect your CrossFit Game for the Open Workouts! You have been working hard all year, building that strength base and work capacity, in anticipation for that time of year where you can test your fitness against the likes of Rich Froning and Sam Briggs.

Here are 7 Tips to Prepare for the...

February 20, 2018

Prot: 14g, Carbs: 9g, Fat: 11g, Cal: 192 (frosted)
Prot: 10g, Carbs: 3g, Fat: 3g, Cal: 86 (unfrosted)

Imagine starting your day with a delicious vanilla cupcake. Every day. Without an ounce of guilt, because it is an all-natural protein-packed cupcake with no added sugar. Yep! These Very Vanilla Protein Cupcakes are the perfect protein treat, even for breakfas...

January 1, 2018

Lower back pain is proof that your strength, speed, and power is built on a faulty foundation. There is no amount of foam rolling and mobilizing that can save you. The problem goes deeper, beyond soft tissues and joints, and into the nervous system affecting the way your brain communicates with your body.

If you are in chronic pain, it is going to get worse. You...

January 1, 2018

You Care Too Much About Shoulder Mobility and Not Enough About Stability

“Mobility.” It’s one of everybody’s current favorite fitness buzzwords, right up there with “functional.” Don’t even get me started on that word. Look anywhere in the heath and fitness blogosphere and you’re bound to find articles, products, and videos to improve your mobility. Hell, I’ve e...

January 1, 2018

It is extremely important not to neglect working your forearms during your exercise routines. 

The hands, wrists, and forearms should be prioritized while warming up and while working out. Below, I will review and demonstrate several stretches and essential exercises that will allow you to build strong and symmetric forearms.

The Benefits of Forearm and Wrist Exe...

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