The 2021 CrossFit Games kick off on July 27, and in the Individual divisions, the top elite men and women will be competing for the title of Fittest on Earth® in several grueling tests of fitness. These tests of fitness are known for being not only challenging, but creative. CrossFit...Read more
Movements like the kettlebell windmill offer coaches and athletes both stability and mobility training benefits across most joints and tissues of the human body. Strength, power, and finess athletes can utilize the kettlebell windmill to improve hip mobility, increase shoulder...Read more
What Is CrossFit®?
CrossFit® is often referred to and known as “the sport of fitness”, but originally got its roots as a fitness regimen developed around functional exercises and high-intensity workouts. CrossFit® is a registered trademark of CrossFit, Inc.; more information can be found at their website, CrossFit.com.
This fitness methodology numerous movement staples, including:
- Box Jumps
- Weighted Carries
- Clean & Jerks
These are a few of the movements an athlete can perform in any given CrossFit® workout. In order to excel in this sport, an athlete must be well-rounded and carefully curate programs that improve strength, mobility, power, and much more.
If they haven’t already arrived, many elite athletes will be descending upon Madison, WI. in the coming days to acclimate, prepare, and get their game face on for the 2021 NOBULL CrossFit Games, which take place from July 27 through August 1. It’s been two years since the Games have...Read more
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Yet another failed drug test has arisen in the CrossFit Team Division with the 2020 NOBULL CrossFit Games less than two weeks away. According to CrossFit HQ's announcement, made on July 15, 2021, Deshawn Smith of team Invictus Unconquerable provided...Read more
On July 14, 2021, CrossFit HQ announced 213 national champions — 106 female and 107 male — from the 2021 CrossFit Games season. Each national champion was the highest-ranking individual athlete in their respective division for the country they represented...Read more
On July 13, 2021, 2021 CrossFit Games team athlete Katie Christian posted to her Instagram that she admitted to taking dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) — a banned substance listed as an "anabolic androgenic steroid" in the CrossFit Drug Test Program. The penalty...Read more
It can feel like there’s always something harder waiting in the wings when it comes to bodyweight training. Even if you’ve mastered popular staples like the push-up, plank, or chin-up, there’s always a new way to challenge your body and...Read more
Today we're talking to Spenser Mestel, a journalist who has written for publications like the New York Times, Alpha XR, and of course, BarBend.com. Spenser has an insanely interesting athletic background, from competitive diving to parkour, a journey that includes ups...Read more