Hating on CrossFit is trendier than those hipster Ray-Bans your aunt bought you. There are some aspects of CrossFit that deserve your attention, however.
CrossFit is no longer a game of endurance. To compete at a high level, you need all seven of these skills and athletic qualities.
Add some jumps to your training and your body will recruit more muscle fibers when you lift weights. Here's how.
Christian Thibaudeau used to make fun of CrossFit athletes, but since he began coaching them, they've taught him a few valuable things... along with earning his respect.
CrossFit attracts just as many participants as critics. Dr. Stuart McGill gives us his perspective on the pros, cons, and future of CrossFit.
A sports medicine physician who worked at the CrossFit Games has some pointed advice for CrossFit HQ. Check it out.
Plenty of athletes cheat, but surely not CrossFit Games competitors. After all, it's drug tested so they can't take PEDs, right? (Wrong.)
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.
Barbell thrusters are known for hypertrophy + heart-pounding intensity, but they have a lot of drawbacks. Here are two better methods.
Powerlifter, Olympic lifter, and bodybuilder Christian Thibaudeau became a CrossFit athlete for three months. Here are the lessons he learned.
A T Nation contributor goes undercover to score a coveted CrossFit certification. Here’s what happened.
Heavy barbell training is the best way to build strength. And everything about sports performance gets better when you're stronger.
Are high-rep Oly lifts dangerous? Will they fail to make you strong? Here's what a variety of experts have to say.
Most training programs will deliver results, but are those the results you really want? Let's look at two popular methodologies.
A noted performance enhancing drug expert examines CrossFit and answers the controversial question: are top CrossFitters using PEDs?
Make gains while getting leaner. Here's exactly what to do every day for the next three weeks.
A CrossFit athlete severs his spine during a competition. Freak accident or something that could have been prevented?
CrossFit is the greatest thing ever to happen to barbell training, except for all the awful parts of it.
Are bodybuilders or CrossFitters athletes? Are bodybuilding and CrossFit even sports? You might not like the answers.
CrossFit claims that the NSCA is out to get them. Is it a conspiracy or does CrossFit just enjoy bullying people?
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.
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.
CrossFit hurts a lot of people, and the goal of exercise is to make you better, not worse. There's a simple fix, though.
Injuries are progress-killers, and CrossFitters are racking them up. The best way to stop them is to prevent them. Here's how.
For all its flaws, CrossFit has done wonders for fitness. It's time we give credit where credit is due, even if CrossFitters are kinda annoying.