Sure, free weights are generally better, but not for everything. Even CrossFitters can benefit from them. Here's how.
From basic to advanced progressions, here's how to finally nail this move without falling down.
Master the L-sit to handstand to strengthen your core, build triceps, and keep your shoulders mobile.
Make gains while getting leaner. Here's exactly what to do every day for the next three weeks.
This CrossFit favorite is getting more popular. Is it safe and effective? Well, it depends. Here's what you need to know.
An unholy alliance of certification and soda companies is threatening to pull fitness back into the dark ages. CrossFit is fighting back.
Here's a lesson we can learn from CrossFit, with caution.
Many CrossFit women can do 200-pound clean & jerks and they have six-packs without dieting. Sound like you? Probably not. Here's why.
Add some jumps to your training and your body will recruit more muscle fibers when you lift weights. Here's how.
Powerlifting has a total – the sum of its three lifts. CrossFit has a total too. But are they really the best tests of athleticism? Enter the Pendlay total.
Build your chest. Increase power. Boost your bench press. This push-up variation does it all. Here's exactly how to do it.
A sports medicine physician who worked at the CrossFit Games has some pointed advice for CrossFit HQ. Check it out.
CrossFit-style training is asymmetrical and incomplete, and people are paying the price with injuries. Here's how they can fix it.
You don't have to be a competitive Olympic lifter to benefit from the clean. Build power and explosiveness with one lift. Here's how.
CrossFit is no longer just an endurance contest between people with crappy form. It's now a sport and real competitors need to train smarter.
Does CrossFit still chap your hide? Before you continue broadcasting its problems, you should know where you're getting it wrong. Get the facts here.
Maybe it's the cost, maybe you got hurt, or maybe you just want to specialize. Here's how to move on to something that better fits your needs.
A noted performance enhancing drug expert examines CrossFit and answers the controversial question: are top CrossFitters using PEDs?
CrossFit is no longer a game of endurance. To compete at a high level, you need all seven of these skills and athletic qualities.
Kelly Starrett is a physical therapist and expert on movement and injury prevention. Here's his take on the current state and future of CrossFit.
Scoot over, CrossFit. Competitive fitness is on the rise. Could it become America's new team sport? You decide.
Injuries are progress-killers, and CrossFitters are racking them up. The best way to stop them is to prevent them. Here's how.
CrossFit attracts just as many participants as critics. Dr. Stuart McGill gives us his perspective on the pros, cons, and future of CrossFit.
Barbell thrusters are known for hypertrophy + heart-pounding intensity, but they have a lot of drawbacks. Here are two better methods.
Strength ratios reveal weaknesses. And weaknesses must be destroyed, whether you're a bodybuilder, Olympic lifter or football player.