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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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Hand Care For CrossFit

Hand Care For CrossFit: Say GoodBye To Rips And Blisters

Who can relate? You’re on your final set of toes to bar for the workout, two reps to go. Suddenly, you feel a weird burning sensation on the palm of your left hand. You drop off the bar… and stare at your hand in shock… A rip – right in the middle of your hand. (Cue the horror […]

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memorial day murph

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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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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The Top 15 CrossFit Online Accounts You Should Be Following

There are only a handful of ubiquitous names in the CrossFit community. Names ranging from the likes of Katrin, Annie and Briggs to Fraser, Froning and Fikowski. Aside from these individual athletes, we’re repeatedly exposed to only a handful of companies: Reebok, Rogue, Concept2, COMPEX, to name a few. While these athletes and companies provide […]

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Setting CrossFit Goals: Your Best Year Yet

New Year’s Resolutions. Some people live by them, swearing at the start of each new year that: This year will be the one. This year will be different… this is the year I finally turn it around. New Year, new you! That last one always makes me cringe a little bit… How To Set CrossFit Goals So whether you’re crafting New […]

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CrossFit supplements research

The CrossFit Supplements Guide: What Science Actually Shows

Disclaimer: WODprep is not associated with CrossFit® in any way and these opinions are separate from the CrossFit® brand. As we discussed in “The Only CrossFit® Nutrition Article You’ll Ever Need”, supplements are the least important part of your success as a CrossFit athlete. They aren’t necessary, barring that you do not have some type of nutritional […]

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A CrossFit Book You Must Read: Positivity vs. The Process

Let’s take a step back for a second from our CrossFit gym bubble, and take a look at the bigger picture. I know you follow WODprep for movement tips, workout pointers, and learning how to “take your training to the next level”. However, as a coach I would be doing you a disservice if I didn’t […]

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Double Unders For Beginners: A 7 Step Progression To Mastery

Whether you’re brand new to CrossFit® or have been training for a while, we can all agree on one thing: double unders are not an easy skill to learn, and they are REALLY frustrating.  Let’s take a look at a few important keys for mastering double unders: Correct jump height. Spinning the rope in a controlled manner. Keeping your […]

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