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Training CrossFit at Home: How to work with what you’ve got and not lose all your gains

MY GYM IS CLOSED! I HAVE NO EQUIPMENT! I WILL SURELY SEE MY MUSCLES TURN TO MASHED POTATOES AND JELLY! We’re all thinking about it. Yes, we’re all a bit startled, rattled, and upset. Our routine has been interrupted, and our up-to-this-point-known-fitness world has closed its doors on us, but we haven’t lost access to […]

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CrossFit For Beginners

CrossFit For Beginners: What To Expect (And What Happened To Me)

Ever since I could remember, I’d been an athlete. I played a bunch of sports, volleyball through college, and had been comfortable in various gym settings since about age 14.  So why was I sitting in my car, outside of this CrossFit gym, so terrified to go inside?  ​ It was supposed to be my […]

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Rowing For CrossFit: Form, Technique & Common Mistakes

Rowing. It’s the form of cardio that we see programmed the most often in CrossFit gyms, as well as the Open. Yet way too often, I see athletes doing it wrong… Sometimes, very wrong. Yanking at the handle… not using their legs… pulling back too far to the point where they’re almost flat… we’ve all seen this guy before: Whether […]

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CrossFit Pacing

CrossFit Pacing: The Key To Perfectly Executing Workouts | WODprep

3…2…1… go! The workout of the day is Helen, and you come out at a blistering pace. The movements are just running, kettlebell swings, and pull-ups – shouldn’t be too hard… Right?  Wrong.  You overestimate your 400 meter run pace… and by the third round, you’re completely dragging. CrossFit Pacing: Why it’s important Which brings me to the topic […]

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Meet Patricia McGill: A 60+ CrossFit Masters Athlete & Total Badass

Meet Patricia. She’s 60, and everything that I aspire to be 30 years from now.  Because while a large majority of 60 year olds wouldn’t even imagine attempting pull-ups, Patricia’s issue isn’t the lack of strength; it’s the fact that her pull-up bar in the backyard has ice on it this time of year.   #CanadaProblems Yet what’s […]

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CrossFit 20.5

CrossFit 20.5 – The Ultimate Strategy Guide for Rx, Scaled, Masters

Welcome to your fifth and final week of the 2020 CrossFit Open! CrossFit 20.5 is here… and so are 40 ring muscle ups.  (or chest to bar pull-ups, or chin over the bar pull-ups, or jumping C2B – depending if you’re a Masters or Scaled athlete).  Don’t freak out – the 20.5 Strategy Guide is here to save […]

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20.5 CrossFit

20.5 CrossFit Workout: Ring Muscle Ups Have Arrived | WODprep

20.5 CrossFit is here – and we’re looking at a workout like nothing we’ve seen programmed in the Open before.  Strategy is going to be key here, folks. Let’s take a look at what we’re dealing with… 20.5 CrossFit Announcement & StrategyFor the full 20.5 workout standards and description, head here.  CrossFit 20.5: Quick TipsYou should be […]

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CrossFit Open 20.4

CrossFit Open 20.4: Ultimate Strategy Guide For Rx, Scaled & Masters | WODprep

CrossFit Open 20.4 is officially here, and we’ve got a full-length strategy guide for Rx, Masters and Scaled athletes.  Regardless of which movement is going to slow you down in this long, heavy chipper workout, let’s get a plan in place to tackle it. Here’s the CrossFit Open 20.4 Workout: With increasing weight on the clean and jerks […]

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20.4 crossfit

20.4 CrossFit: It’s Chipper Time | WODprep

Week 4!  20.4 CrossFit workout is live, and we have a long, heavy chipper on our hands. And – another new movement!  Take a look: As always, make sure that you head to the CrossFit® website for the full 20.4 CrossFit workout standards and movement descriptions. >>> For our full-length 20.4 CrossFit Strategy Guide (Rx, Scaled, and Masters) – […]

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crossfit 20.3

CrossFit 20.3 (Repeat Time) Full Strategy Guide For Rx, Scaled & Masters | WODprep

Week 3, as many predicted, is a repeat. CrossFit 20.3 is 18.4. Let’s take a look at the workout: Here’s our full-length 20.3 Strategy Video that includes tips for Rx, Scaled, and Masters: Last like in 2018, I’m going to heavily caution safety first with this one. I encourage scaling when in doubt – these weights are […]

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