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Tip: The Missing CrossFit Movement

CrossFit workouts hit every fitness quality, but they do fall a bit short in one important area.

It's Time to Segregate Our Gyms

Pretend CrossFitters and functional training boneheads have invaded our gyms. Let's send them back to where they belong.

Tip: How To Do a Bar Muscle-Up

Break down this complex movement into tiny steps... then do it yourself. Here's how.

Tip: High Box Jumps – The New Tide Pod Challenge?

The box jump is an okay test, but it's not really a training method, at least not how most dopes do it. Here's why.

The Fittest on Earth?

Do the CrossFit Games really crown the fittest men and women on the planet? To find out, T Nation attended the Games.

Tip: Rest Periods: Sit or Walk Around?

What's more important, active recovery between sets or resting as much as possible? This new study on CrossFitters sheds some light.

Better Than CrossFit and Powerlifting

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.

Tip: Are Overhead Squats Right For You?

Good movement, but not for most people. And it's the worst squat for leg growth. Here's why.

Tip: The Most Useless Pull-Up Exercise

This movement is often used as a regression in functional fitness classes. Problem is, it doesn't do much of anything. Here's why.

Tip: Why CrossFitters Should Train at Planet Fitness

Believe it or not, a couple workouts a week at a regular gym would make good CrossFit athletes even better. Here's why.

Tip: Weak on Rings, Weak Everywhere Else

If ring dips or ring push-ups make you look like you're training in an earthquake, something's wrong. Here's why and how to fix it.

Tip: Pros and Cons of CrossFit-Style Training

Does it push you to train harder, or does it end up being a competition that hurts you in the long run?

Tip: Touch 'n Go Deadlifts, EMOM

This deadlift variation is often mistaken for cheating. It's not. Here's why, plus a great workout to try.

Tip: An Illogical Approach to Explosive Lifts

Always train neurologically demanding lifts first in a workout, right? Well, not always. Here's why.

Tip: The Hidden Benefit of CrossFit

Are people who do group fitness classes happier than solo lifters? Here's what science says.

The Most Complete Upper-Body Exercise

Muscle-ups might just be the best upper-body exercise around. Here's how to do your first one, plus 10 advanced variations.

Tip: An Unconventional Way to Build Forearms

This bodyweight move not only builds your forearms, it's a great way get ready for serious gymnastic-based training.

Tip: Machines for Functional Fitness?

Sure, free weights are generally better, but not for everything. Even CrossFitters can benefit from them. Here's how.

Tip: How to Stop Sucking At Pistol Squats

From basic to advanced progressions, here's how to finally nail this move without falling down.

Tip: The Coolest Exercise With the Most Benefits

Master the L-sit to handstand to strengthen your core, build triceps, and keep your shoulders mobile.

CrossFit for Meatheads

Make gains while getting leaner. Here's exactly what to do every day for the next three weeks.

Tip: The GHD Sit-Up – Dangerous or Awesome?

This CrossFit favorite is getting more popular. Is it safe and effective? Well, it depends. Here's what you need to know.

The Real CrossFit Fight

An unholy alliance of certification and soda companies is threatening to pull fitness back into the dark ages. CrossFit is fighting back.

Tip: Trigger Homeostatic Disruption, Sometimes

Here's a lesson we can learn from CrossFit, with caution.

Why CrossFit Girls Are Stronger Than You

Many CrossFit women can do 200-pound clean & jerks and they have six-packs without dieting. Sound like you? Probably not. Here's why.