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CrossFit and Steroids

A noted performance enhancing drug expert examines CrossFit and answers the controversial question: are top CrossFitters using PEDs?

How To Break Up With CrossFit

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.

Why You're (Mostly) Wrong About CrossFit

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.

The Future of CrossFit Training

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.

Fine-Tuning the Clean

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.

The Missing CrossFit Exercise

CrossFit-style training is asymmetrical and incomplete, and people are paying the price with injuries. Here's how they can fix it.

An Open Letter to CrossFit HQ

A sports medicine physician who worked at the CrossFit Games has some pointed advice for CrossFit HQ. Check it out.

The Very Best Push-Up For Pecs and Power

Build your chest. Increase power. Boost your bench press. This push-up variation does it all. Here's exactly how to do it.

8 Jumps to Boost Strength and Athleticism

Add some jumps to your training and your body will recruit more muscle fibers when you lift weights. Here's how.

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.

Tip: Trigger Homeostatic Disruption, Sometimes

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

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: 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.

CrossFit for Meatheads

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

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.

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: Machines for Functional Fitness?

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

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.

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: The Hidden Benefit of CrossFit

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

Tip: An Illogical Approach to Explosive Lifts

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

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: 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: 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: 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.