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.
Do the CrossFit Games really crown the fittest men and women on the planet? To find out, T Nation attended the Games.
What's more important, active recovery between sets or resting as much as possible? This new study on CrossFitters sheds some light.
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.
Good movement, but not for most people. And it's the worst squat for leg growth. Here's why.
This movement is often used as a regression in functional fitness classes. Problem is, it doesn't do much of anything. Here's why.
Believe it or not, a couple workouts a week at a regular gym would make good CrossFit athletes even better. Here's why.
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.
Does it push you to train harder, or does it end up being a competition that hurts you in the long run?
This deadlift variation is often mistaken for cheating. It's not. Here's why, plus a great workout to try.
Always train neurologically demanding lifts first in a workout, right? Well, not always. Here's why.
Are people who do group fitness classes happier than solo lifters? Here's what science says.
Muscle-ups might just be the best upper-body exercise around. Here's how to do your first one, plus 10 advanced variations.
This bodyweight move not only builds your forearms, it's a great way get ready for serious gymnastic-based training.
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.
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.