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  • Training for Wakeboarding

    Training for Wakeboarding

    Rusty Malinoski has been a professional wakeboarder for more than 12 years, and while many in the sport have retired by his age, Malinoski, 32, said his CrossFit training has put him at the top of his game. Wakeboarders often blow out their knees…
    - 9 Dec 16, 12:00am -
  • Burnt Offering

    Burnt Offering

    On the night of Sunday, Nov. 13, a fire broke out just a few blocks from CrossFit Westmount in a three-floor commercial structure that housed two restaurants and the 1,000-member Victoria Park Health Club (called Vic Park). The four-alarm fire brou…
    - 7 Dec 16, 11:00pm -
  • Fit at 56: Lucie Hobart

    Fit at 56: Lucie Hobart

    Lucie Hobart is 56 years old and says she has no idea what age means anymore. “I started CrossFit when I was 52,” she says, “but here I am … four years later, so I’m 56, and I know I am the healthiest today that I have ever been in m…
    - 7 Dec 16, 12:00am -
  • November 2016 Collected Articles

    November 2016 Collected Articles

    The individual PDF articles published in November 2016 are collected here in a single download.The video and audio posts are not contained in the PDF.The articles included here are:“CrossFit Lifeguard: Brandon Justice” - Cecil “Down the…
    - 1 Dec 16, 7:59am -
  • CrossFit Kids Research Brief: Bone Density

    CrossFit Kids Research Brief: Bone Density

    A recent paper in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research found that increased bone mineral content (BMC) and bone mineral density (BMD) in childhood are positively associated with time spent doing high-impact physical activities (PA), even for thos…
    - 29 Nov 16, 11:00pm -
  • Happy to be Last and Alive

    Happy to be Last and Alive

    Thirty days after a stem-cell transplant, Timmon Lund joined CrossFit St. Paul.“I wanted to get healthy again.”Nine months earlier, at 33, Lund had been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The cancer limits the body’s ability to fight infe…
    - 26 Nov 16, 11:00pm -
  • Brian Riley: Learning to Walk Again

    Brian Riley: Learning to Walk Again

    Brian Riley was exposed to CrossFit while serving as a Marine, but an injury overseas forced him to relearn everything. Now he’s putting his experiences as an adaptive athlete to good use at CrossFit Del Mar in San Diego, California.Riley was s…
    - 23 Nov 16, 12:00am -
  • As Prescribed: Santa Cruz

    As Prescribed: Santa Cruz

    Welcome to weird. That’s how Santa Cruz, California, is known. For more than a decade, the sleepy Northern California beach town of 63,000 has used the same branding campaign to encompass its idiosyncrasies: “Keep Santa Cruz Weird.” The c…
    - 21 Nov 16, 11:00pm -
  • Programming Better Competitions

    Programming Better Competitions

    If you determine the size of the field before programming the events, you might be putting the collars on before the plates.“I’ve got 100 athletes, 10 solid judges, 5,000 square feet and nine hours to run as many events as I can.”How many o…
    - 17 Nov 16, 11:00pm -
  • Chronic Disease and Medicine: Prevention Doesn’t Pay

    Chronic Disease and Medicine: Prevention Doesn’t Pay

    Why your doctor only wants to see you after something has gone wrong.Dr. Stephen Schimpff calls it the paradox of American medicine.“We have really well-trained, well-educated providers. We are the world’s envy for biomedical research. We’v…
    - 14 Nov 16, 11:00pm -
  • Why Some Sweat More

    Why Some Sweat More

    Hilary Achauer investigates the science of sweat and busts the myth that fitness alone determines liquid loss.At the end of your next CrossFit class, look around.You’ll see some people soaked in sweat, a telltale puddle under the bar. Others wh…
    - 11 Nov 16, 11:00pm -
  • MeiLin McDonald: Never Give Up

    MeiLin McDonald: Never Give Up

    MeiLin McDonald, 17, suffered a severe concussion during a basketball game as a child. The injury caused her eyes to become permanently dilated and left her unable to focus. McDonald’s physician suggested surgery to explore the possibility of i…
    - 11 Nov 16, 12:00am -
  • Down the Hatch, Miss a Snatch?

    Down the Hatch, Miss a Snatch?

    A look at the effect of moderate alcohol consumption on fitness and health.A few years ago I stopped drinking alcohol Sunday through Thursday.I’ve never been a heavy drinker, so it wasn’t a difficult transition. For me, two drinks is letting…
    - 8 Nov 16, 11:00pm -
  • CrossFit Lifeguard: Kristi Barnes

    CrossFit Lifeguard: Kristi Barnes

    Doctors tell a Houston police sergeant her fitness allowed her to endure invasive surgery to remove a rare tumor that threatened to kill her. Kristi Barnes typed the words into Google: “transsectional abdominal incision.”It was about two wee…
    - 6 Nov 16, 11:00pm -
  • CrossFit Lifeguard: Brandon Justice

    CrossFit Lifeguard: Brandon Justice

    As a teen, Brandon Justice was told a genetic disorder would end his life sometime in his 30s. Because of CrossFit, doctors tell him he can now expect a normal lifespan.Eighteen-year-old Brandon Justice didn’t care about his health or his future.…
    - 2 Nov 16, 11:00pm -
  • October 2016 Collected Articles

    October 2016 Collected Articles

    The individual PDF articles published in October 2016 are collected here in a single download.The video and audio posts are not contained in the PDF.The articles included here are:“CrossFit Lifeguard: Anthony Kemp” - Cecil“Five From the…
    - 1 Nov 16, 7:59am -
  • Carbohydrate Selections: The Right Carb for the Right Job

    Carbohydrate Selections: The Right Carb for the Right Job

    Whole, unprocessed carbohydrate sources have significant health and performance benefits that might go unnoticed with macronutrient counting. For example, a doughnut and an orange can both provide the carbohydrate grams one needs, but other constitue…
    - 31 Oct 16, 11:00pm -
  • Break Before You're Broken

    Break Before You're Broken

    “But what if I can’t do it unbroken?”From time to time, I hear this posed as a legitimate question from athletes as they read over a workout description. They look at the movements, the loading and the rep scheme. They assess their current ca…
    - 28 Oct 16, 11:00pm -
  • “Row Pro: Calories Vs. Meters—Correction

    “Row Pro: Calories Vs. Meters—Correction

    An Oct. 26 article incorrectly identified Josh Crosby’s 50-minute rowing program as Shockwave. The 50-minute program is Indo-Row.
    - 27 Oct 16, 3:00am -
  • Row Pro: Calories Vs. Meters

    Row Pro: Calories Vs. Meters

    (Oct. 31, 2016—Corrects to identify Josh Crosby as co-founder of the 50-minute rowing program Indo-Row.)Jonathan Burns remembers the soul-sucking pain of a 2-kilometer ergometer test. His best score in his rowing prime was 5:56—an all-out effor…
    - 26 Oct 16, 11:00pm -
  • An Open Letter to the “Met-Heads”

    An Open Letter to the “Met-Heads”

    Are you addicted to met-cons to the detriment of overall fitness?Yes, we know you feel like you didn’t accomplish anything on deadlift day.It’s very clear you’re unhappy that you are not out of breath and dripping with sweat.We’re just g…
    - 23 Oct 16, 11:00pm -
  • CrossFit Lifeguards: The Browns

    CrossFit Lifeguards: The Browns

    Their goals were simple.“Show up,” Marlo Brown wrote in silver-colored marker on the “goals” blackboard at Cloud 9 CrossFit in New Jersey.Her husband, Phil: “Wear my shirt.”When the couple first walked into the affiliate three years…
    - 21 Oct 16, 11:00pm -
  • Weightlifting’s Reassurance

    Weightlifting’s Reassurance

    Weightlifting representatives: CrossFit’s popularity behind growth and understanding of Olympic sport.Of the 14 women who train as full-time weightlifters at Waxman’s Gym outside Los Angeles, 10 of them began as CrossFit athletes.“That tell…
    - 19 Oct 16, 11:00pm -
  • For the Ages

    For the Ages

    “Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” —Mark TwainFor the last two years, masters and teens have performed the same workouts at the CrossFit Games, and the schedule puts the two groups in close contac…
    - 16 Oct 16, 11:00pm -
  • When to Fire Your Fitness Magazine

    When to Fire Your Fitness Magazine

    Spotted barbell biceps curls and white A-shirts, with just a hint of oil in place of sweat?Men’s Journal might have rethought the opening image for “When to Fire Your Personal Trainer: 4 Red Flags.” Nothing wrong with barbell curls, of cour…
    - 14 Oct 16, 11:00pm -
  • Lose Your Crutches

    Lose Your Crutches

    What’s holding you back, and why do you let it?The legless man in the wheelchair made a very strong point without saying anything.On the way to the gym for a workout, I was bemoaning my situation and wishing I didn’t have to do a 5-kilometer…
    - 10 Oct 16, 11:00pm -

Mobility WOD

  • S6EP2: Mark Bell
    Mark Bell Carnivore Mark is the meathead millionaire who has leveraged a successful powerlifting career into a multi-million dollar business empire. He owns and operates the Super Training Gym, dubbed “The Strongest Gym In The West” and largest f…
    - 24 Jun 20, 7:23pm -
  • S6EP1: Melissa Urban
    Melissa Urban Whole30 Melissa Hartwig Urban is the co-founder and CEO of the Whole30 program, and a six-time New York Times bestselling author. She has been featured by Dr. Oz, Good Morning America, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, People…
    - 17 Jun 20, 5:37pm -
  • Feeding Time: 4 Potential Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

    Feeding Time: 4 Potential Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

    “The best of all medicines are resting and fasting.” –Benjamin Franklin Fasting has been a part of human culture for our entire existence. Periods of famine, religious practice, and self-imposed periods without food for physical and spiritual g…
    - 11 Jun 20, 4:56pm -
  • S6 Trailer – Introducing Season 6
    SEASON 6 TRAILER Introducing Season 6 Season 6 of The Ready State Podcast is here and it is all about NUTRITION STRATEGIES. There are so many different diets out there and we wanted to get a detailed understanding of what they are, how they work, and…
    - 10 Jun 20, 10:57pm -
  • A 4-Step Guide to Post-Op Recovery

    A 4-Step Guide to Post-Op Recovery

    For many, we are beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel. As operating rooms across the globe continue to stagger openings, elective surgeries are going to resume as we slowly defrost from our current situation. Therein lies a problem. …
    - 4 Jun 20, 4:21am -
  • 6 Habits That Help Boost Immune System Function

    6  Habits That Help Boost Immune System Function

    “You get hit the hardest when trying to run or hide from a problem. Like the defense on a football field, putting all focus on evading only one defender is asking to be blindsided.” ― Criss Jami, Killosophy At the time of this writing, most of…
    - 28 May 20, 8:16pm -
  • Does COVID-19 Show Us How Meat Can Save The World?

    Does COVID-19 Show Us How Meat Can Save The World?

    Oh, the controversy! Seriously though, meat is one of our best chances at saving the world. How? A little something called regenerative agriculture. As COVID-19 puts cracks in the walls of the factory farming model, regenerative agriculture is thrivi…
    - 20 May 20, 7:45pm -
  • Simple Ways To Keep Your Kids Moving During COVID-19

    Simple Ways To Keep Your Kids Moving During COVID-19

    “This is the best Spring Break we’ve ever had, because we are all together.” -Lily age 10 There are some great moments. “You’re teaching it wrong mom” -Evan age 6 There are some tough moments. Many of us are alternately enjoying and being…
    - 13 May 20, 6:48pm -
  • Fit Over Fifty: How To Build Muscle At Any Age

    Fit Over Fifty: How To Build Muscle At Any Age

    Muscle mass is a major component of fitness, however, you may not realize just how important it is for your health.  As seen in this paper, the benefits of good muscle mass are: Better stress response Better outcomes in acute disease and injury, inc…
    - 6 May 20, 6:42pm -
  • Stop Waiting on Motivation: Learning to Lean on Discipline to Build Habits

    Stop Waiting on Motivation: Learning to Lean on Discipline to Build Habits

    “What lies in our power to do, lies in our power not to do” -Aristotle Over the past six weeks, or so, there has been a common theme among clients and members of our gym: a lack of motivation to train while Sheltering in Place. This is understand…
    - 30 Apr 20, 3:04pm -

The Traveling WOD

  • Today's Traveling WOD
    WOD8 rounds8 Weighted Situps*keeping the weight at arms length between you and the ceiling throughout the entire range of motion4 Push up30 second Planks
    - 13 May 15, 1:36pm -
  • Today's Traveling WOD
    WODWeighted Get Ups30 reps*select a bag or other odd shaped object with weight.  Look around and get creative,Sandbag Get Ups
    - 12 May 15, 3:15pm -
  • Today's Traveling WOD
    WOD5 rounds10 pushup15 situps20 squats
    - 23 Mar 15, 5:51pm -
  • Today's Traveling WOD
    WOD30 second Handstand 1 Handstand Pushup30 second Handstand 2 Handstand Pushup30 second Handstand 3 Handstand Pushup30 second Handstand 4 Handstand Pushup30 second Handstand 3 Handstand Pushup30 second Handstand 2 Handstand Pushup30 second Han…
    - 10 Mar 15, 9:05pm -
  • Today's Traveling WOD
    WOD10 minute AMRAP15 lunges10 pushup15 lunges20 situps-JM
    - 9 Mar 15, 9:50pm -
  • Today's Traveling WOD
    Ode to 15.2 (aka 14.2)For as long as possible:from 0:00 - 3:002 rounds of:10 pushups10 jumping squatsfrom 3:00 - 6:002 rounds of:12 pushups12 jumping squatsfrom 6:00 - 9:002 rounds of:14 pushups14 jumping squatsEtc., following the same pattern
    - 6 Mar 15, 8:00am -
  • Today's Traveling WOD
    WOD4 minute AMRAP (as many reps as possible)25 jumping jacks3 burpeesthen - no rest -4 minute AMRAP10 situps5 pushupsjust as easy as that.-JM
    - 5 Mar 15, 2:58pm -
  • Today's Traveling WOD
     WOD5 rounds5 pushups30 second plank5 pushups30 second plank1 minute rest*plank is done on your elbows.. scale to the top of pushup as necessary-JM
    - 25 Feb 15, 5:02am -
  • Today's Traveling WOD
    WOD10 minute AMRAP(as many rounds as possible)10 mountain climbers10 push-up10 hollow rocks10 sit-ups -JM
    - 15 Jan 15, 2:41pm -
  • Today's Traveling WOD
    WOD10 rounds50 jumping jacks5 burpeesDoesn't look that bad.   3, 2, 1, GO!-JM
    - 13 Jan 15, 4:00pm -

Diablo Crossfit

The Athletic Build

  • Transparent Labs Discount Code Saves You 10%
    Looking to save some money on some supplements? You came to the right place, our discount code will save you 10% on your order at Transparent Labs.   Who is Transparent Labs? Transparent Labs is [...]The post Transparent Labs Discount Code Saves Yo…
    - 3 days ago 20 Jan 21, 2:00am -
  • Best Ski Erg Machines for 2021
    Looking to change up your cardio with something new? A Ski ERG Machine can be a great place to start. They can deliver a great cardio workout that is less boring than your traditional treadmill [...]The post Best Ski Erg Machines for 2021 first appe…
    - 15 days ago 7 Jan 21, 11:08pm -
  • 30 Assault AirBike Workouts From CrossFit
    Have your airbike workouts become stale? Of course they have or you wouldn’t be looking at this article trying to find some new workouts. No worries, we have you covered with 30 air Assault Bike [...]The post 30 Assault AirBike Workouts From Cross…
    - 30 days ago 23 Dec 20, 6:24pm -
  • The 15 Best Whey Protein Isolate Powders
    Did you know that there’s more to life than whey protein? Now before you label me a heretic and start waving your pitchforks, hear me out. Today I’ll be discussing whey protein isolate and why [...]The post The 15 Best Whey Protein Isolate Powde…
    - 37 days ago 17 Dec 20, 1:59am -
  • Best Power Racks for Home Gyms
      Looking to build a home gym with a power rack or add a power rack to your existing home gym? Excellent choice! They aren’t all the same though, you need to look for something [...]The post Best Power Racks for Home Gyms first appeared on The At…
    - 41 days ago 12 Dec 20, 10:18pm -
  • The Minimalist Guide to Building Muscle
    Takeaway #1 Less is actually more when trying to build muscle. Takeaway #2 Don’t try too many things at once. You’ll end up not progressing as much. Takeaway #3 The classics are still the best [...]The post The Minimalist Guide to Building Muscl…
    - 53 days ago 1 Dec 20, 2:30am -
  • 50 Bodyweight CrossFit Workouts
    Let me guess, you are at home and don’t have any fitness equipment but you want to get a good workout. No worries, you can get a good workout wherever you are using just your [...]The post 50 Bodyweight CrossFit Workouts first appeared on The Athl…
    - 56 days ago 27 Nov 20, 4:36pm -
  • 25 CrossFit Workouts With Thrusters
    Thrusters, most people have a love/hate relationship with them. People love them because they are a great full-body exercise, but they also hate them because they really suck to do. They are basically in the [...]The post 25 CrossFit Workouts With T…
    - 62 days ago 21 Nov 20, 6:48pm -
  • TrueTONE Women’s Fat Burner by True Recovery Review
    Looking to burn some fat and lose weight? Of course you are, who isn’t? A good fat burner can help but there are so many out there that it can be tough to figure out [...]The post TrueTONE Women’s Fat Burner by True Recovery Review first appeare…
    - 65 days ago 18 Nov 20, 5:20pm -
  • CrossFit: Is it Worth the Money?
    So, you are thinking about joining a CrossFit gym. But you have either done a little research or heard through the grapevine that they can be expensive. This probably has you wondering if it is [...]The post CrossFit: Is it Worth the Money? first ap…
    - 68 days ago 15 Nov 20, 5:09pm -

WOD Planet

  • 5 Ways to Increase Hip Mobility
    Hip mobility is crucial to our overall physical health. Having healthy and mobile hips give you numerous advantages. The muscles around our hips perform huge amounts of work and provide the foundations for the agility of our entire body. It is also o…
    - 26 Aug 17, 11:32pm -
  • Top 10 Reasons Women Love CrossFit
    Although CrossFit has been around a while, it has finally become a household name – at least on the tongues of fitness-minded individuals. Whether you run the occasional 5K, meet up with your bestie for Zumba twice a week, or have your sights on be…
    - 22 Feb 15, 11:38pm -
  • 10 Unwritten Rules to Follow at a CrossFit Box
    If you have been CrossFitting for a while, you will recognize some or all of these… Here are ten unwritten rules that might be good to know when you attend your local box (or visit a new one). Some are meant to be humorous; others are serious. You…
    - 7 Feb 15, 10:36pm -
  • Pick up the Bar! Developing Grip Strength
    We return to our Pick Up the Bar series this week with an important topic: grip strength. Grip strength is one of the most important, and yet underdeveloped, aspects of our training. But once you realize that grip strength equals bigger lifts, well t…
    - 24 Sep 14, 10:09pm -
  • 5 Steps to Better Burpees
    Burpees. The word alone strikes fear, dismay and loathing into every CrossFitter’s heart. Ask any CrossFit elite athlete one movement that they dread and never want to see in a competition WOD, and the answer you will inevitably hear is, “Burpees…
    - 19 Sep 14, 10:25pm -
  • Pick Up the Bar! Front Squats

    - 10 Sep 14, 9:49pm -
  • 5 Upper-Body Benchmark Favorites
    You may be looking for some upper body WODs because your legs are far stronger than your upper body, or because you just want huge shoulders and pecs! I’ve compiled a list of my 5 favorite WODs that will put your arms, chest, shoulders, and back in…
    - 8 Sep 14, 8:33pm -
  • Paleo Steak with Caramelized Onions
    Nothing says Paleo-friendly dinner like a juicy, tender steak. This one is ready in a flash and is incredibly delicious. Paring it with caramelized balsamic onions gives it that gourmet touch and makes it more substantial. Serve it with steamed carro…
    - 7 Sep 14, 6:41pm -
  • At the Box: What Makes a Great CrossFit Box? (Part 4)
    Well, we’re almost there. We’ve covered the coaches and the community, so what’s next? …Core! Core is essential to CrossFit, and it is essential to a great box. Let’s split our understanding of Core into two parts: the physical core and the…
    - 5 Sep 14, 11:43pm -
  • Pick up the Bar! 5 Routines to Improve Your Squat
    Alright folks…we’ve covered the safety, the technique, and the back squat itself. But I know what you really want. You want to know how to move that heavy weight; to squat deep and to squat big! Well, the road to squat glory does not start with…
    - 3 Sep 14, 11:08pm -

Mentality WOD

  • Protected: 3 Steps To Embracing Failure
    There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.The post Protected: 3 Steps To Embracing Failure appeared first on DRIVEN MIND.
    - 29 Jun 20, 3:28pm -
  • How to Be More Patient
    Chill out instead of stressing out. Throughout your day you’ll have moments of waiting. You’re five minutes early for a meeting. You’re in line at the post office or grocery store. You’re waiting for your significant other at the restaurant.…
    - 3 Mar 20, 4:34pm -
  • 14 Ways To Stay Motivated During Injury
    Aches, pain, discomfort, and soreness are all parts of being an athlete. But beyond the physical limitations, injury also takes a mental toll. If you’re in a predicament where you can’t train the way you want to, it’s easy to get down and frust…
    - 6 Dec 19, 6:07pm -
  • Top 5 Ways Athletes Benefit from Meditating
    Meditation is simply taking the time to quiet the mind and to be still without distractions. You can meditate with a specific purpose, or you can just let your thoughts wander. Make reflecting and meditating a habit by scheduling time for it daily. I…
    - 25 Nov 19, 9:30pm -
  • How To Analyze WOD Videos
    You can learn a lot about yourself by watching yourself perform on video. It’s best to do this with a coach or training partner who also knows you very well so that you have another set of eyes giving you feedback. When you want to get the best sco…
    - 10 Nov 19, 5:17pm -
  • Be A More Focused and Present Athlete
     Be A More Focused and Present Athlete One of the best things that you can do for yourself is continue to learn about, and improve your mentality. It’s important to examine yourself and become aware of which thoughts are good for you and which one…
    - 1 Oct 19, 4:00pm -
  • Overcome Your Fears
    You’re having doubts and you’re timid. You think you might fail or it could be very hard. You are afraid of the unknown or the thought of being uncomfortable. You are fearful of what others will think, or how it will turn out. You think of all th…
    - 21 Jun 19, 11:02am -
  • Remove These Thoughts To Excel
    Want to improve? Want more success? Ready to see even bigger changes this year? I hope so. Me too. We all have limiting thought patterns, that can hold us back and keep us from getting to the next level. The key is identifying which ones you use, and…
    - 16 Jun 19, 11:33am -
  • Improve Self-Talk For A Better Performance
    Your self-talk can make or break your mindset. It can propel you forward, and help you be more positive. Or, it can limit you, hold you back and keep you in a negative space. Many athletes create more stress in their lives than others simply because…
    - 4 Jun 19, 6:37pm -
  • When To Retest Benchmark Workouts
    Are you feeling stuck in your training? Do you get down on yourself because you feel like you’re not getting better? Are you in a mental rut? To know if you’re getting better, you must test and retest areas of your fitness. It’s best to see obj…
    - 23 May 19, 6:46pm -

Crossfit Mobile

  • Fitness Is... Getting Sick
    Fitness Is…Getting sick.  And recovering.A while ago I interviewed a doctor who posed me a singular question to help me understand the body and its immune system. “What happens,” he asked, “when you get a splinter in your finger a…
    - 17 Apr 20, 1:51am -
  • Fitness is...
    The Good LifeWhat is it, where can you find it, and how do you live it?Let me begin by admitting that “the good life” probablymeans something slightly different to everyone.  I can’t possibly presume to know what is most important to…
    - 20 Feb 15, 12:24am -
  • Merry Christmas WOD!!!
    In keeping with our family tradition, the Morrisons headed to southern California for the holidays to spend time with my dad's side of the family.  With relatives in town from Minnesota, Virginia, Colorado, and New Mexico, we were well represented.…
    - 25 Dec 14, 10:18pm -
  • Sutter street wall balls
    We had a break in the rain today and I've been wanting to take the 30# medicine ball for a spin, so I went to an alleyway over off Sutter street in Historic Folsom to do the following WOD:10 minute AMRAP:10 wall balls @ 30#10 handstand pushups10…
    - 17 Dec 14, 2:00am -
  • 100 lb tire drag uphill at Lake Natoma
    Today I took our 100# tire out to Lake Natoma to try and drag it up the hill.  I drilled a simple eye-bolt through the center of the tire so that connecting the webbing wouldn't be an issue.  Normally this hill is reserved for running intervals bec…
    - 28 Nov 14, 6:16am -
  • Anywherefit Ireland Recap: Day 2
    Day 2 of AWF Ireland was when our training really kicked upa notch.  We met at CF Tipperaryjust after breakfast on Saturday with a full slate planned:WARM UP:1 mile run (Irish miles, which turn out to be closer to 2 or3 miles for every 1 Ame…
    - 7 May 14, 5:45am -
  • Anywherefit Ireland Recap: Day 1
    Colin collected me from the airport early Friday morningafter approximately 18 hours of travel. I was groggy, a little numb from the series of flights and time changes,but still excited about the opportunity to experience something new andexciti…
    - 27 Apr 14, 3:13pm -
  • Anywherefit Iceland 2014 Details
    In case you weren't already aware… AWF Iceland 2014 is coming this August.  Back to the land of fire and ice, but in a way never done before.  Ice climbing on Europe's largest glacier, exploration of the  remote eastern coast, and beach trainin…
    - 27 Apr 14, 12:51pm -
  • Fitness Is...
    Self-Fulfilling.Every action. Every statement.  Everythought.  They’re all inputs. Think of your body as a super computer.  Every waking moment it is gatheringdata, deciphering meaning, and formulating responses.  It’s constantly…
    - 20 Apr 14, 6:55am -
  • Anywherefit New Zealand Day 9
    It felt really good not to be moving on to another town after Day 8.  Queenstown was proving to be every bit as exciting and fun as it's reputation, but nothing we had done so far would prepare us for the rush of Day 9.We loaded up the group early…
    - 27 Feb 14, 10:33pm -

Barbell Shrugged

Every Last Rep

  • How Mesothelioma Patients are Being Diagnosed in 2019
    Mesothelioma is one of the world’s deadliest diseases. It’s also incredibly rare and comes with very few early warning signs, which is why most of those diagnosed tend to live only a few months afterward. However, modern medicine is changing the…
    - 7 Nov 19, 7:38pm -
  • The Ultimate Guide to Pre-Workout Supplements
    Enjoy this great infographic created by Justin (not me, another one) over at Supplement Mart, which discusses the best supplements to take preworkout. Enjoy, and get on that gain train!The post The Ultimate Guide to Pre-Workout Supplements appeared…
    - 27 Jun 16, 10:43pm -
  • Coffee Nutrition Facts – 7 Things You Didn’t Know
    Join Michele, a writer from Words I Seek, as she dives into the nutrition behind one of America's favorite morning beverages: Coffee. The post Coffee Nutrition Facts – 7 Things You Didn’t Know appeared first on Every Last Rep.
    - 6 Jun 16, 8:33am -
  • HiiT for Beginners
    HiiT Training - or High Intensity Interval Training is a great way to stay in shape and burn fat. This infographic from Mike Nash will walk you through what you need to know to get started The post HiiT for Beginners appeared first on Every Last Rep…
    - 19 May 16, 10:45am -
  • Building a High Performance Morning Routine
    Trying to get up early in the morning to get things done? That's a noble plan, but how can you make sure you're maximizing your morning potential? Guest blogger Rob Smith shares some of his secrets.The post Building a High Performance Morning Routin…
    - 18 May 16, 7:43pm -
  • How to Become a Morning Workout Person
    I'm a big fan of a morning workout, probably because I coach early morning classes at the gym. But even if I didn't, I'd tell you that it left you feeling more energized and ready to face your day. Plus you feel like you've accomplished something, a…
    - 24 Nov 15, 10:29am -
  • 7 Natural Ways to Prevent High Cholesterol
    Your body makes all the cholesterol that it needs. On the other hand, too much of the bad type of cholesterol is bad for you because it is linked to heart disease. It is important for people to be aware of the negative health effects of bad cholest…
    - 18 Nov 15, 10:20am -
  • Do I Need to Take a Diet Supplement?
    One of the most important questions of the modern age is should you use diet supplements and if yes, when should you resort to using them. The greatest trouble with giving a straight answer to these questions lies in the fact that there are many aspe…
    - 10 Nov 15, 12:00pm -
  • Where Does the Fat Go When You Lose a lot of Weight?
    There are many theories explaining where our fat goes after we lose a lot of weight, but which one is correct? Is fat being converted to energy or muscles? Does it leave our bodies in the form of sweat? Is it excreted? Is there something else what we…
    - 3 Nov 15, 12:00pm -
  • What to Eat Pre-Workout
    What should you eat before your workout? Protein? Carbs? Fats? All? Some? None? Mike Nash from the UK gives us the answer in this handy infographicThe post What to Eat Pre-Workout appeared first on Every Last Rep.
    - 28 Oct 15, 1:55pm -

Crossfit Rook

  • Renaissance Periodization, First Few Weeks
    Many athletes at our box have been on Renaissance Periodization (RP) and have had excellent results. I started it February 5th. I had purchased the templates late in 2017. I finished up what I was doing, The BodyBiz, in January and then wanted to do…
    - 15 Mar 18, 10:39am -
  • First Thirty Days of Focused…ish…. Nutrition Plan
    It is amazing how time flies. It is hard for me to believe we are already through the first week of August. Summer is just about over. Believe me, I am not wishing it away. Autumn is my favorite time of year. Fires, Cocktails, Football,  and hooded…
    - 6 Aug 17, 8:56pm -
  • 2017 Goals
    First week of 2017 is done. Ate well with the exception of Friday night. No cocktailing either. Don’t worry, nobody kidnapped Rob, everything is fine. Goals for 2017: I set goals each year for personal, professional, physical, and financial. Below…
    - 9 Jan 17, 9:44am -
  • Goodbye 2016….
    I find it hard to believe that 2016 is already coming to a close. However it really does not matter….because like it or not today is the last day of 2016. This year really flew by. Come February we will have lived in Annapolis for two years, which…
    - 31 Dec 16, 12:41pm -
  • Getting Ready for the Open!!! Stupid Cardio…..
    One of the great things about 12 Labours is the planning that goes into the programming. It is split up quarterly and unfortunately we are now coming into the quarter where we get ready for the Open. Not my favorite quarter. Monday—— “Open is 9…
    - 4 Dec 16, 3:02pm -
  • Week Ending 11.26.16
    Sunday was a rest day. Did a ROMWOD and that was about it. Ate well. Too cold to run outside…yeah, we will stick with that. Monday: I was still pretty beat up from the pain cave on Friday, and the WOD’s on Friday and Saturday, so I opted for 1RM…
    - 28 Nov 16, 9:46am -
  • Worst Time of Year…..
    Winter and 600AM’s… Yes, 6:00am class goers are usually a breed totally apart from the normal population. Up early, all cheery and whatnot. However, we are a little less cheery this time of year. It is really dark out, thanks to Daylight Savings,…
    - 27 Nov 16, 2:06pm -
  • Week Ending 11.19.16—-First Good Clean Week in a Looooong Time
      It has been quite a while since I posted an entry, a little over a year actually. It was a good week. Ate clean, no cocktails. Set a PR. Good times all around. Monday: Part 1 ———— 8 Sets Every 2 Minutes – 3 Reps Back Squat ***add weight…
    - 19 Nov 16, 4:11pm -
  • Well those were fun!
    I had commented last week about how August had not been as warm as we are used too. The weather gods heard my snide remark and provided a retort. Their retort was a giant middle finger of humidity. Walking out the front door at 5:15am into an atmosph…
    - 22 Aug 15, 4:56pm -
  • The Open is Closed.
     15.5 We all saw it coming. We knew it would be thrusters, and a lot of them, and guess what. Thrusters. Thruck Fusters.  It could be worse. No burpees!!! I  was prepared as I could possibly be. Bullet Proof coffee in the morning.  Followed by a…
    - 29 Mar 15, 12:29pm -

Crossfit Love

  • Women’s Best Fat Burning Pills In 2020
    Cross Fit Love Women’s Best Fat Burning Pills In 2020Even though there are many effective fat burning pills available on the market, it is difficult to determine whether they are safe or not. The majority of the fat-burning pills claim that they w…
    - 85 days ago 30 Oct 20, 11:24am -
  • Best Mayo Products For Keto- Makes A Perfect Partner Of Keto diet
    Cross Fit Love Best Mayo Products For Keto- Makes A Perfect Partner Of Keto dietIn this world full of over-weighing population, weight-loss diets, nutrition supplements, and discount offers on famous restaurants are the only things that attract our…
    - 87 days ago 28 Oct 20, 10:59am -
  • Best Multivitamin For Keto Diet- Buyer’s Guide!
    Cross Fit Love Best Multivitamin For Keto Diet- Buyer’s Guide!You might be familiar with different kinds of diets, such as the Mediterranean diet, paleo diet, DASH diet, and so on. One of the most popular among all is the Ketogenic diet or the Ket…
    - 88 days ago 27 Oct 20, 6:33am -
  • Top 10 Foods To Boost Your Brain And Memory
    Cross Fit Love Top 10 Foods To Boost Your Brain And MemoryIf you are looking for the best foods that can boost your memory and brain function, you can take a look at the below-mentioned food items. Best Foods To Boost Your Brain And Memory It can wo…
    - 90 days ago 25 Oct 20, 1:15pm -
  • Where Does Cholesterol Synthesis Occur?
    Cross Fit Love Where Does Cholesterol Synthesis Occur?Cholesterol, a type of lipid, is a waxy substance produced by the liver. Cholesterol is essential for our body as it aids the process of formation of the cell membrane. It makes up the digestive…
    - 94 days ago 21 Oct 20, 11:26am -
  • Best Glutathione Pills Of 2020 For Skin Lightning And Anti-Ageing.
    Cross Fit Love Best Glutathione Pills Of 2020 For Skin Lightning And Anti-Ageing.Glutathione is a vital molecule that is responsible for keeping us healthy. Though our body secretes this molecule in the liver, factors like aging, trauma, stress, pol…
    - 94 days ago 21 Oct 20, 10:10am -
  • How Long Does Dim Supplement To Work In Your Body?
    Cross Fit Love How Long Does Dim Supplement To Work In Your Body?A healthy body is a dream that is difficult to achieve. Right? For your body’s proper functioning and to enjoy a healthy life, you need to lead a disciplined life. By a disciplined l…
    - 13 Oct 20, 12:21pm -
  • Best Lion’s Mane Supplement
    Cross Fit Love Best Lion’s Mane SupplementThe Lion’s mane mushroom is a well-known brain booster. The mushroom gets its name from the way it looks large white shaggy resembling a Lion’s Mane. Hericium Erinaceus is the scientific name of this m…
    - 13 Oct 20, 7:33am -
  • Powerlifting Shoes For Women Athletes
    Cross Fit Love Powerlifting Shoes For Women AthletesYou get several choices when you are out for footwear shopping these days! Up for running? You have this category called running shoes!  Want to get one for your calm morning walks? Then, you have…
    - 9 Oct 20, 11:31am -
  • The #SummerClassic

    - 1 Aug 18, 4:52am -

The Outlaw Way

  • Decision Making and the George Floyd Tragedy
    John is back with Tom Reid, business consultant and author of T.A.S.K.: Performance Based Communication. The two sit down to discuss decision-making and their take on the George Floyd tragedy. 0:00:31 30k decisions per day 0:02:45 Do you set an … C…
    - 3 Jun 20, 11:22pm -
  • Talking Business with Tom Reid
    On today’s episode of The Outlaw Way Podcast, John sits down with his good friend and business consultant, Tom Reid. Tom is a father, an entrepreneur, and communication extraordinaire. His first book, T.A.S.K.: Performance Based Communication is av…
    - 3 Jun 20, 11:18pm -
  • 7 Rules for Keeping the Coronavirus Out of Your Gym
    Welcome to Season 2 of The Outlaw Way Podcast! In this episode, John and Rudy sit down to discuss Coronavirus safety and incorporating Wendler’s 5/3/1 into the latest cycle of the Gym Program. DISCLAIMER: Neither John or Rudy are medical … Contin…
    - 15 Mar 20, 7:15pm -
  • The Benefits and Drawbacks of Strength Part 2
    Back at The Outlaw Way Stronghold, John Dill and Rudy Nielsen sit down to discuss the benefits and drawbacks of strength… are there any drawbacks? Stay tuned to find out! Listen to the full episode on your favorite podcast app … Continue reading…
    - 3 Feb 20, 2:22pm -
  • The Benefits and Drawbacks of Strength – Part 1
    Is The Outlaw Way’s CrossFit programming strength-biased? What are the drawbacks of strength? Are there any drawbacks? Stay tuned to find out! 0:00:02 John and Rudy play with arrows 0:00:31 The benefits and drawbacks of strength 0:01:00 Strength vs…
    - 27 Jan 20, 6:12pm -
  • How Important is Technique?
    Fully caffeinated and with impatient dogs in tow, John and Rudy sit down to discuss the importance of technique and how to most effectively communicate when critiquing athletes in the gym. LEAVE US A VOICE MESSAGE FOR A CHANCE TO … Continue reading…
    - 17 Jan 20, 9:13pm -
  • The Ben Roberts Interview: Part 2
    Welcome to part two of this two-part interview with Ben Roberts! Ben is the Director of Sites at CrossFit Sua Sponte with two locations in North Carolina. In this episode, John and Ben discuss some of the feedback they’ve received … Continue read…
    - 12 Jan 20, 8:09pm -
  • Podcast Episode 6 – Implementing The Outlaw Way Gym Program: Interview with Ben Roberts (Part 1)
    The post Podcast Episode 6 – Implementing The Outlaw Way Gym Program: Interview with Ben Roberts (Part 1) appeared first on The Outlaw Way.
    - 28 Dec 19, 8:34pm -
  • Podcast Episode 5 – Class Structure
    The post Podcast Episode 5 – Class Structure appeared first on The Outlaw Way.
    - 21 Dec 19, 3:52pm -
  • Podcast Episode 4 – Program Schedule
    The post Podcast Episode 4 – Program Schedule appeared first on The Outlaw Way.
    - 20 Dec 19, 8:23pm -

Crossfit North Atlanta

  • Launch 01.11.18
    CFNA – Launch Weightlifting Power Snatch (1 x 1) Metcon Metcon (Time) 50 HR Push-Ups 50 DUs 50 Medball Sit-Ups 40/30 Calorie Row 100 DUs 50 Lunges
    - 5 Jun 18, 11:04am -
  • Launch 01.24.18
    CFNA – Launch Gymnastics Ring Rows or Pull-Ups (5 x 6-8 reps) Metcon Metcon (AMRAP – Rounds and Reps) 15 minute AMRAP 15 Russian KB Swings 44/30 50 DUs 10 Burpee Box Jump 24/20 20 Air Squats 2 Wall Walks
    - 5 Jun 18, 11:04am -
  • 01.15.18
    CFNA – CrossFit Weightlifting Power Clean (6 minutes, 1 rep every 30 seconds @78-80% 1RM) compare to 9/7/17 and go Heavier Metcon Metcon (Time) 30 Box Jumps 24/20 (Rx+ Overs) 30 Squat Cleans 95/65 (Rx+ 115/80) 30 Sit-ups (Rx+ GHDs) 30 Power Snatche…
    - 5 Jun 18, 11:04am -
  • Launch 01.09.18
    CFNA – Launch Gymnastics Ring Push-Ups (5 x 5) Banded Kip Work (5 x 10) Metcon Metcon (Time) 400m run/row 25 KBS 44/30 25 Hanging Knee Tucks 25 Goblet Squats 44/30 25 Push-ups 25 Lunges 400m run/row
    - 5 Jun 18, 11:04am -
  • 01.13.18
    CFNA – CrossFit Metcon CFNA vs Rich Froning 15.1 (AMRAP – Reps) Froning Score: 226 Reps (Rx+) PARTNER Wod 9 minute AMRAP 15 Sit-ups (Rx+ T2B) 10 Deadlifts 115/75 5 G2O 115/75 (Rx+ Snatches) Rest 10 minutes, then… CFNA vs Rich Froning 15.4 (AMRA…
    - 5 Jun 18, 11:04am -
  • 01.12.18
    CFNA – CrossFit Weightlifting Split Jerk (Focus on technique/footwork) 3 x 3 @60-65% of 1RM 4 x 2 @70-75% 6 x 1 Heavy @80%+ Scaled: Push Jerk Metcon Metcon (3 Rounds for reps) 14 minute EMOM 1st: 16 KB Snatches 44/30 (Rx+ 53/35) 2nd: 12 BJ 24/20 3r…
    - 5 Jun 18, 11:04am -
  • 01/12/18
    CFNA – Launch Weightlifting Split Jerk (1 x 1) Work on technique and build up to a heavy single for the day. Metcon Metcon (AMRAP – Reps) 14 minute EMOM 1st: 16 KB Snatches 35/20 2nd: 12 BJ 24/20 3rd: 8 Burpee Bar Touch 4th: MAX Rep Wallballs 15/…
    - 5 Jun 18, 11:04am -
  • 01.11.18
    CFNA – CrossFit Weightlifting Hang Power Snatch (work to a heavy single) Hang Power Snatch + 2 OHS (Rx+ option, work to a heavy weight of complex) Metcon Metcon (Time) 50/40 Calorie Row 100 DUs 50 Lunges 25 HSPU 50 DUs 5 Rope Climbs
    - 5 Jun 18, 11:04am -
  • BUILD 01.11.18
    CFNA – Build Weightlifting All lifts are based off of 65% of max Squat Snatch (3 x 4) Clean and Jerk (3 x 4) Clean Pull (3 x 6) Weighted Step-ups (3 x 6) Behind The Neck Jerk (3 x 6)
    - 5 Jun 18, 11:04am -
  • Build 01.09.18
    CFNA – Build Weightlifting All lifts are based on 65% of 1 Rep Max Power Snatch (3 x 4) Power Clean (3 x 4) Split Jerk (3 x 6) Focus on technique Back Squat (3 x 6) Overhead Squat (3 x 6)
    - 5 Jun 18, 11:04am -

Fletcher Fitness

  • The Fastest Route To Improvement
    First off, I don’t think that there is such a thing as a “hard” life or an “easy” life. I think we’ll all have our own personal challenges, and we can choose how we perceive life at difficult moments, it’s not all hard or all easy. Ever…
    - 20 Nov 17, 2:12pm -
  • How To Sleep Better Tonight
    Quality sleep is imperative if you want to improve your mindset, performance and overall health. You can’t be the best version of you if you’re tired, sluggish, dependent on caffeine or other stimulants, unfocused, lethargic, anxious, or stressed…
    - 14 Nov 17, 5:25pm -
  • Madison, 2017
      A quick wrap up post from my first trip to Madison, for the 2017 CF Games. This post has NOTHING to do with the CrossFit Games events or athletes, and is just some tips and highlights from the city which will hold the Games for at least the next 2…
    - 16 Aug 17, 2:46pm -
  • Is It Time To Get A Coach?
    When you have a fitness or performance goal, it’s best to have clear intentions and quality support. But, how do you know if it’s time to get a coach, or try a new program? Here are some basic guidelines and suggestions You may want to hire a f…
    - 4 Apr 17, 11:19pm -
  • Best Practices When You’re Waiting
        Throughout your day you’ll have moments of waiting. You’re 5 minutes early for a meeting. You’re in line at the post office or grocery store. You’re waiting for your significant other at the restaurant. Traffic. Customer service calls.…
    - 6 Mar 17, 9:24pm -
  • What Type of Mentality Helps You Perform?
    Occasionally I feature posts from other individuals who have helpful input about the mental side of fitness, training or life. I learn a lot from the athletes who I work with, and I love to share their stories and tips. Enjoy this post by April…
    - 24 Jan 17, 2:44pm -
  • Seeing Something Good, Even When It’s Bad
    Gratitude and positivity. You hear about them all the time. See, it’s easy to be thankful when things are goin great. You feel happy and you see the good all around you. Most people can be thankful when the day is going how they want it to, or the…
    - 3 Jan 17, 9:17pm -
  • The Difference Between Bitching & Sharing Your Struggles
    1. READ “Bitching or Sharing” It’s imperative that you learn how to communicate whatever it is that you’re feeling angry, sad, frustrated or anxious about. If you’re not exactly sure what’s bothering you, you can talk it out and brainstor…
    - 16 Dec 16, 10:11pm -
  • When To Retest Benchmarks or WODs
    Benchmark workouts are a staple in CrossFit training and in most other strength and conditioning programs. If you’re taking your workouts seriously, it’s best that keep your scores, times and lifts in a journal or an online tracking system. One o…
    - 28 Nov 16, 7:16pm -
  • When To Stop Asking Why
    “Know your WHY.” You hear myself and other leaders say it all of the time. I encourage you to know your purpose behind doing whatever it is you’re currently doing. Before any event, important day or training session, I suggest you run through…
    - 7 Nov 16, 10:17pm -

Words with Lisbeth

  • The Year of a Thousand Days
    This is the Year of Thousand Days ... but we're still here. And that's pretty damn beautiful, darling.
    - 55 days ago 28 Nov 20, 11:15pm -
  • It Still Starts With You
    If you want something more, if you're aching from waiting so long to start a new and better life, then don't let this pandemic take that dream from you.
    - 19 May 20, 4:47am -
  • You Will Get Through This
    Magical thinking is all the rage now. And I can kind of understand it, even as I don’t. States are opening back up. People are interacting without masks. Our federal ... Read More
    - 11 May 20, 2:40am -
  • Who Wants Off This Ride?
    2020 is a mofo, especially in America.
    - 4 May 20, 1:00am -
  • What Should You Be Building Your Life Around Now?
    Until a handful of weeks ago, many of us spent our lives sleepwalking.
    - 27 Apr 20, 12:49am -
  • Keep Rowing for the Shore
    We're all operating at the limits of our human existence.You, me, and everybody else in this pandemic.
    - 11 Apr 20, 5:24pm -
  • The Two Lessons We Just Learned
    The coronavirus just smashed down a big ruler on society's desk and yelled like a mean old schoolteaching nun, "PAY ATTENTION!"
    - 6 Apr 20, 12:09am -
  • You Are Not Alone
    You are not alone. I feel like I could say this 100 times a day, and still it would be not enough. You are not alone. I say it to ... Read More
    - 26 Mar 20, 7:12pm -
  • Lessons for the New Normal: Sad but Fighting My Way Back
    I woke up realizing my old way of coping with sadness just got blown away.
    - 24 Mar 20, 7:56pm -
  • What Will You Do Next?
    Who do you want to be in the new world that emerges?
    - 18 Mar 20, 12:43am -