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Double Unders For Beginners: A 7 Step Progression To Mastery

GET THE ULTIMATE GUIDE to Double Unders at no cost! Yes! Give me access 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 […]

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The Toes To Bar Progression You’ve Been Searching For

Let’s talk toes to bar. Odds are, toes to bar wasn’t a movement that you saw before stepping foot in a CrossFit® gym. And while the skill itself looks to be simple, getting the hang of it and stringing reps together is more difficult than it looks. To get rid of the difficulty, I’m going to […]

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CrossFit Scores: Defeating Whiteboard Envy

How I started caring less about CrossFit scores…In the dog eat dog world that we live in, it’s difficult to stay focused on the pursuit of self-fulfillment. Too often, we compare ourselves to others to get a sense of how happy we deserve to be. Furthermore, we tend to question our own self-worth when something […]

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They told her to “take a break” from CrossFit® – here’s what she did instead…

If I could grant you the wish of having the shoulder performance of a Mat Fraser or a Katrin Davidsdottir, right now, would you take it?  ​ Without knowing exactly who you are or what your background is, I can probably make this assumption: strong, pain-free shoulders are something you want. Because let’s be honest, we would […]

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The Ultimate Guide To Local CrossFit Competitions

Fear, doubt, and anxiety. That’s what I felt when the owner of my gym asked me, “Hey, have you ever considered competing?” Before I go on, I want to be super clear. He was not asking me because I’m some prodigy he saw potential in. He was asking me because a local competition offered our gym […]

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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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Why The CrossFit Chalk Bucket Is Killing You

Allow me to paint a quick picture for you… You’re smack dab in the middle of a workout. It’s a hot and humid day, which can mean only one thing: slippery equipment.  (cue horror movie music)  You head over to your CrossFit gym’s chalk bucket, then do some more reps. Then back to the chalk bucket, and finish […]

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CrossFit Gym Drop-in Guide: Find the Best Box & Have a Great WOD

Nothing throws me out of my routine like traveling. I completely stop tracking my food intake. I binge watch shows I’ve been meaning to catch up on into the wee hours of night. I sleep way past my regular 5AM wake up call. I get zero reading done.However…The one thing I try not to compromise […]

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Box Jumps For Beginners: Avoid Injury, Jump Higher, and Conquer Your Fears!

Box Jumps For BeginnersBox jumps are a staple in CrossFit® programming. It’s commonplace for box jumps to be one of the first movements a beginner learns in their foundations class. Unlike double unders, kipping pull-ups, or handstand push ups… box jumps don’t require lengthy instructions, hours of practice, or repetitive failure to learn. Due to the […]

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Finding Time To Workout: How this CrossFit mother of two changed.

Life is busy. The kids are even busier. Work life is creeping into home life – and what’s a “vacation”? Weeks fly by and the idea of finding time to workout is smothered by piles of laundry and hours of overtime.At first, I began writing this to smugly inform you that it’s not that you […]

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