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The Ultimate Guide To Unlocking Hip Mobility

There are four ball and socket joints in your body. All of which are designed to have 360 degrees of motion.  Let me repeat, you have joints in your body that are connected to your body via a ball of skeleton.  You’re probably thinking, yeah… so what?  Let’s think of your ball joint in your hips like an […]

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What makes a great CrossFit Coach?

5 Things That A Great CrossFit® Coach Does

When was the last time someone positively changed your life? I’m not talking about the stranger that paid it forward in the Starbucks line the other day, and you walked away with a free latte (although that can brighten a morning, for sure). I’m not talking about that cute guy/girl from accounting who held the door […]

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The Complete Guide To Chest To Bar Pull-Ups: Strict & Kipping

“So what are chest to bar pull-ups?”, I asked my coach at day two of CrossFit®.They were written up on the whiteboard, and while the name of the movement seemed pretty self-explanatory… I couldn’t help but wonder, why were there so many different kinds of pull-up names? And… who cares if I can touch my chest […]

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Single Unders: Your Double Unders Missing Link

Have you heard about Double Unders Unleashed? It’s our double under coaching program that’s helped hundreds of athletes learn unbroken double unders. Today I’m going to let you in on a little secret from inside of the course…Single unders are more important than you think. In fact, if you’ve been struggling to master double unders for […]

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Memorial Day Murph: The Ultimate Workout Strategy

I’ll never forget my first Memorial Day Murph workout. Most of us would probably say the same – it’s not a workout that is easily forgotten. Two miles total, and tons of pull-ups, push-ups, and air squats… Murph isn’t a workout to be taken lightly. There’s a pretty good chance you’ll see Murph pop-up in your gym’s […]

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CrossFit Basics: Are You A Black Belt?

Definition of a Black Belt: “Someone who has mastered the basics of a specific form of martial arts.” I know what you are thinking. “Brian, we don’t have a belt system in CrossFit… I think you have clearly been kicked in the head too many times.” Let me backup for a second and give some background. When I […]

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Bar Muscle Ups For Beginners: How To Get Your First

So, you think you’re ready to work on bar muscle ups? Before reading further, check out WODprep’s prerequisites for bar muscle ups for beginners. These guidelines are in place to make sure you have the strength to start safely working on BMU’s. (keyword = safely) How strong do you have to be to do a bar muscle up? Can […]

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CrossFit Mentality

CrossFit Mentality: Starve The Ego, Feed The Soul

Enter a CrossFit gym, and you’ll be sure to step over a pile of unattended egos left at the door. Nobody really wants to admit that they have one, especially not in CrossFit, where egos are particularly frowned upon. To be honest, it’s a topic that’s not really talked about enough when it comes to […]

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CrossFit Open 19.5: Ultimate Workout Strategy for Rx, Scaled and Masters

CrossFit Open 19.5 is here, our final workout of the (first) 2019 Open. Thrusters are back… and this one is going to burn. 20 minutes may seem like a high time cap, but don’t be fooled by what you saw the Games athletes do last night – Open 19.5 is going to take a while to […]

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CrossFit 19.5 Announcement: Thrusters Are Back.

CrossFit 19.5 workout has officially been announced, and we continue to follow the long-standing tradition of thrusters popping up in the final workout of the Open.Ready? Let’s dig in.CrossFit 19.5 Announcement: For time:  ​33-27-21-15-9 Thrusters (95/65 lbs) Chest to Bar Pull-ups 20 minute time cap. For your full 19.5 workout standards and description, head over to games.crossfit.com.  CrossFit Games Open Workout […]

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