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The CrossFit Open 2021: All You Need to Know

We haven’t had an Open since 2019 so you can imagine how pumped we are at WODprep HQ to welcome the 2021 CrossFit Open this week! Before it kicks off, we thought we’d do a run down of everything you need to know.There’s been a LOT of changes since Eric Roza took over as CEO […]

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2021 CrossFit Open Prep: Practice Workouts

The 2021 CrossFit Open begins on 11th March so if you’re reading this with time to spare – let’s get stuck in to some practice workouts! This is an ideal way to prepare; get your head in the game and remind yourself of some of the common workout formats and movements.With the addition of the […]

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Butterfly Pull-ups: 3 Most Common Struggles and How to Fix Them

So first of all let’s talk about why in the world we want to do pull-ups that make us look like flopping fish! Butterflies have a very specific reason – they are by far the most efficient way to meet the pull-up standard in CrossFit. The pull-up rep has to begin with arms fully locked […]

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5 Reasons Why You Don’t Want to Miss the 2021 CrossFit Open

This year’s CrossFit Open landscape looks a little different this year – due to not only the COVID pandemic but also the new and improved management of CrossFit HQ. Enter CEO Eric Roza and co; here to make the 2021 Open one to remember. Whether you’re a seasoned pro, or are brand new to the […]

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Banded Pull-ups: Are They Really The Best Way To Develop Strict Strength?

When Strict Pull-ups are programmed in the gym, what do you default to if you can’t do them? For most athletes, it’s banded pull-ups. Don’t get me wrong; they have their place, but adding in other exercises will help to build strength in areas banded pull-ups fail to target.  Strict pull-ups are the foundation of […]

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Shoulder Pain with Bench Press; How to Train Around It

While the bench press isn’t something frequently seen in the CrossFit community, it is something that can shoot out of that figurative hopper and something that you should be programming into your sessions! The bench press is a fantastic way to train the horizontal press which encompasses the chest, shoulders, triceps, abs and even the […]

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Getting CrossFit Results: Goals Without A Plan Are Just Wishes

After a girls night out a few weeks ago, I told a friend that I would love to be good at doing my own makeup.  My friend, listening to my comment, gave me a look and said something that made me smile.   “If I thought for a minute that you gave a shit about […]

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Best Shoulder Impingement Exercises

Shoulder impingement syndrome is a common diagnosis that many of us have probably been given from a health care provider or heard about from a friend or family member when we are having shoulder pain or symptoms. It’s been explained to us that the cause of our pain and symptoms is caused by a pinching […]

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CrossFit Conditioning: How to Build a Bigger Engine

Ever start a workout thinking “Doesn’t look too bad, I’m gonna crush this!” only to wind up gassing out after the first couple minutes of a 15 minute WOD? It doesn’t feel good on your body or your ego. But it’s a problem you can fix. Like most of you reading, I’m not that into […]

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10 Best Beginner CrossFit Workouts

If you’re new to CrossFit, the last workout you want to be faced with is a suffer-fest of Pull-ups and Thrusters! I’ve picked out some beginner-friendly exercises and programmed them in such a way that you’ll be eased in gently, at your own pace. I’ve included a ton of scaling options to meet you where […]

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