Mastering gymnastics makes you a stronger athlete in virtually every other way, but far too many CrossFitters downplay its importance. Here, we demystify the key gymnastics moves and offer a basic blueprint for improvement.
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.
Lately, I’ve been focused on building up the strength aspect of my game, so I’ve been doing a lot of slower, heavier workouts,” says Becca Borawski, managing editor at Breaking Muscle and former program