You might breeze through a “Diane,” struggle with a “Nancy” and barely get through a “Daniel.” But then there are the WODs that exceed mere tough status — the workouts that beat you down, make you play mind games with yourself, then beat you down a little more.
They say it takes one to know one. So we figured if we’d like some insight into who’s a shoo-in to win this year’s Games, we should ask some of CrossFit’s top names. Here’s what they said.
No, the goal is not to go “gently down the stream.” It’s to push every muscle to its max to get the most out of every stroke you take on the rowing machine. Here’s how.
It’s been a big year for Rich Froning.
Co-founder Chris Gizzi discusses how his Chicago-based gym uses CrossFit to inspire kids to greater physical and intellectual heights.
The breakdown of technique in the O-lifts at five or six reps can be managed by wisdom in programming.
Fruits and vegetables improve WOD performance by optimizing blood flow to muscle.
Nothing will expose your weaknesses like the overhead squat.
In 2004, when USA Weightlifting coach Mike Burgener received a call from a gentleman named Greg Glassman, who asked if he would certify some trainers as USAW Level 1 instructors, Burgener was happy to do it.
Put the pedal to the metal with this minimalist but highly metabolic WOM.