When Jeff and Mikki Martin became the owners of the fifth CrossFit affiliate in the country in 2004, they couldn’t talk any adults into trying the new workout program.
No sugar and spice here — CrossFit’s Girls are not even in the same ZIP code as nice. Instead, these deceptively named benchmark workouts test your strength, stamina and sanity, and dominating them requires planning and practice.
The key to breaking PRs in the gym is the core. Get yours stronger and more stable with this brief yet effective warm-up.
In their own words, the athletes of Valley CrossFit explain their rare competitive chemistry.
Founder and head trainer Jason Leydon discusses his gym — one of the best suburban affiliates in the Northeast.
The kipping pull-up is an extremely common movement in CrossFit WODs, and a good kip is vital to improving CrossFit performance.
Explaining CrossFit to the uninitiated can be complicated, but it helps to understand the specificity principle.
Your performance in today’s workout is directly influenced by how well your body has recovered from yesterday’s exertions. Here’s how to manage your rest so that you can perform at your best.
Some gyms are about mirrors and muscles. Others are about biceps and back days. CrossFit recognizes none of the … READ MORE »