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3 Reasons Your CrossFit PR Plateaus, and How To Fix It

For many beginners, it may seem like you can hit a CrossFit PR on demand. You only go to the gym 3 times per week, but you see significant improvement after almost every WOD.Next thing you know, 8 months fly by and you start to plateau. Instead of weekly PRs, they become monthly. It doesn’t […]

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CrossFit Mindset: Time To Stop Hitting Snooze

CrossFit Mindset: Focus On What You Can Control Guess what? I haven’t hit the snooze button in nearly 12 months.  Why?  Because I told myself to stop hitting the snooze button. Pretty crazy, huh? I didn’t do a magical anti-snooze-button dance. I didn’t pray. I didn’t write down all of the reasons why hitting the snooze button was bad for me. […]

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How this 37-year-old mom went from zero to multiple Bar Muscle Ups!

Too often, when people think of CrossFit® athletes, many envision freakishly athletic half-robot humans with perfect genetics and full-time jobs as worker-outers. However, it just so happens that the REAL CrossFit® community is filled with people who are fathers, mothers, lawyers, teachers, grandparents, college students, and everything in between. Today we want to share with you an […]

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Scaled CrossFit: Why Bob sucks (and Sally doesn’t)

Scale Reps, not ROM.  Meet Bob and Sally:  They both really want to learn double unders.  Here’s a picture of Bob the last time he tried doing a scaled WOD with double unders:  Actual picture of Bob.  Bob and Sally both get to the gym at the same time, about three minutes late for the […]

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Don’t be mad at Dave Castro: Takeaways from the 2018 CrossFit Open.

CrossFit Open 2018: Flashback to 18.4Mid-workout, I turned to my judge (my husband) in a blind rage. I had flopped to the ground off the wall after stretching like a giraffe to get my 12th HSPU of the workout, my pride in shambles.  “I can’t wait for the Open to be over,” I said, panting.  He laughed, […]

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CrossFit® Open 18.5 – The Complete Strategy Guide (Scaled, Masters, and Rx)

The end is here: a bittersweet moment. This CrossFit® Open season was a doozy. We saw new movements like Single Arm DB Hang Clean & Jerks, DB Squats, and Handstand Walks. We saw new standards on an old movement: Handstand Pushups. We even saw both forms of muscle ups (ring and bar) in the same […]

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CrossFit® Open 18.4 – The Complete Strategy Guide (Scaled, Masters, and Rx)

Head here for our full CrossFit Open 20.3 Strategy Guide and updated videos! Last week’s WOD, 18.3, was a big slice of humble pie for most athletes. Especially for beginners that haven’t mastered technical movements like double unders or muscle ups. But that’s what the Open is all about: getting you out of your comfort zone! […]

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CrossFit® Open 18.3 – The Complete Strategy Guide (Scaled, Masters, and Rx)

If 18.3 was a day of the week, it would be Wednesday. If 18.3 was a song, it would be Bon Jovi’s Living on a Prayer. If 18.3 was an animal, it would be a … OK I’m getting carried away here.  Let’s jump into our Complete Strategy Guide for CrossFit® Open 18.3.  By now you’ve hopefully […]

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CrossFit® Open 18.2 – The Complete Strategy Guide (Scaled, Masters, and Rx)

Week two is underway! And of course, WODprep has your back for all things Open-related. Last weekend, our CrossFit® Open 18.1 Complete Strategy Guide got a ton of hits. Your feedback was incredible! Our goal is to help even more athletes this week. So before we start, we want to ask that you share this guide […]

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CrossFit Games Open 18.1 Announcement, Tips, Guide, and Strategies

CrossFit® Open 18.1 – The Complete Strategy Guide (Scaled, Masters, and Rx)

The 2018 CrossFit® Open is finally underway! This is an especially exciting and busy time of year for functional fitness athletes. Over the next five weeks, there will be a lot of discussion on strategy and performance. WODprep aims to be that go-to resource for all things Open related, starting with your 18.1 strategy. If […]

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