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Her First Strict Pull-up: A 1.5 Year Journey

“I always felt like I was close to getting a pull-up, but not quite there, and not sure what to do to get myself there.”  Can you relate?  For a lot of us, there’s a time when a movement may seem completely impossible. You feel like you’ve been practicing for months, yet you’re not making progress. When that […]

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Meet Justin: The Death of a CrossFit® “Snob”.

WODprep Featured Athlete. Ego. We’ve all got one. Ever read the book Ego Is the Enemy by Ryan Holiday? It’s a good one. In the book, Holiday talks about the unwarranted glory that we ascribe to successful people with egos. Furthermore, he skillfully breaks down the idea that ego actually stands in the way of many would-be-greats, including […]

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WODprep Featured Athlete: First Grade Teacher & First Class Athlete

Weaknesses. We’ve all got ’em. Whether you’re Tia Clair-Toomey (the fittest woman in the world for the second year running) or just starting your second month of CrossFit® – we all have weaknesses that need to be worked on. But what does it actually mean to “work on them”? Just write your goal to “get a pull-up […]

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The 2018 CrossFit® Games: A Complete Guide

Welcome to your go-to guide for the 2018 CrossFit® Games. Below, you’ll find a ton of facts, links and resources to help you keep tabs on all things Games-related. The WODprep team plans to update this page throughout the weekend to keep it as up-to-date as possible, with breaking news, updated links, and anything else Games-related […]

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The Five Best Drills For Strict Pull-ups

I’ll never forget that feeling when my chin finally made it over that bar: pure disbelief.  “Wait…. my chin is actually over the bar?? MY CHIN IS OVER THE BAR!!” Pull-ups were always my nemesis throughout life; did anyone else out there have to get tested on them during gym/P.E. classes growing up? My tall, gangly self would […]

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Kira’s 32 Pound Transformation: WODprep Featured Athlete

Do me a favor? Stop whatever you’re doing, and take 15 seconds to think back to who you were – mentally and physically – before starting CrossFit®.  Maybe you were already fit, maybe you weren’t. Maybe you were eating McDonalds several times a week, or maybe you already had a life full of fruits and veggies. Regardless […]

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

Flashback… The Open – 18.4 Mid-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, because […]

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BMU Struggle

Breaking Down Bar Muscle Ups: 6 Keys To Focus On

Bar muscle ups. For about a year or so, just the mention of them had me (Kait) nearly running out the door of the gym. But if you’re new to the movement, don’t let me scare you off. Before anything else, let’s break down the bar muscle up into what WODprep believes are six key parts. The […]

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