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CrossFit 20.1 Open Workout: Full Strategy For Rx, Scaled, Masters

Open #2 of the year is upon us, and CrossFit 20.1 has officially been announced.  It’s a burner. Are you ready to attack it?  It may be just two movements, but with 100 bar-facing burpees to grind through, there’s more to consider than you might think. Read on and make sure that you have a strategy […]

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CrossFit Open 20.1

CrossFit Open 20.1: The Workout Is Here | WODprep

CrossFit Open 20.1 is hereThe CrossFit Open 2020 Season is officially underway. Ready to get after it? Here’s the workout… For full 20.1 standards, head to the CrossFit Website.  CrossFit Open 20.1 Quick Tips This Open workout is going to burn… there’s no way around it. But if you go into it with a strategy, you’ve got […]

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The CrossFit Open 2020: Everything You Need To Know

The 2020 CrossFit Open is right around the cornerIf you haven’t signed up for the CrossFit Open yet, you can do that here. Here is where we will cover the CrossFit Open 20.1 Workout announcement – so make sure to bookmark this page.This upcoming Open is different from past years, as it kicks off the new […]

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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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Handstand Kick Up

CrossFit Handstands For Beginners: How To Kick Up (And Build Strength)

Hang out at any CrossFit gym for long enough, and you’ll eventually see some form of handstands in the programming. “Just kick up to the wall and work on your handstand holds for awhile!” your coach might say. But for some of us, it’s not that simple… Inverted movements – most commonly Handstand Push-ups, Handstand Walks, Wall Walks, […]

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ring dips for crossfit

Ring Dips For CrossFit: 3 Drills To Build Strength

Take a movement to the gymnastic rings, and that movement becomes just a little bit more difficult. Case in point…Ring Push-ups vs. Hand Release Push-ups Ring Muscle Ups vs. Bar Muscle Ups Ring Dips vs. Bar Dips The instability that comes with two moving rings is no joke. Which is why today, I’m breaking down ring dips for […]

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The Oldest Rookie: Behind the Scenes at the 2019 CrossFit Games

The Backstory:  I first started CrossFit in 2013 at a great gym in New York – CrossFit Bedford Hills. Then in 2016, I moved to South Carolina, turning 60 before the 2018 season. At this point I knew that it was my best opportunity to reach the CrossFit Games.   Unfortunately, that year I missed making the […]

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CrossFit Games Athletes 2019: The Best of the Beasts (The Masters)

With the 2019 CrossFit Games kicking off tomorrow, athletes from across the globe are preparing to put it all on the line for a chance of winning the ultimate bragging rights: The Fittest on Earth. For some, this year’s CrossFit Games will be a chance for redemption, and for others, a test of fortitude, courage, and […]

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crossfit hip mobility

The Athlete’s Guide To Hip Mobility (Drills For Stability, Strength, Flexibility)

There are four ball and socket joints in your body. All of which are designed to have 360 degrees of motion.  Let me repeat, you have joints in your body that are connected to your body via a ball of skeleton.  You’re probably thinking, yeah… so what?  Let’s think of your ball joint in your hips like an […]

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What makes a great CrossFit Coach?

5 Things That A Great CrossFit Coach Does

When was the last time someone positively changed your life? I’m not talking about the stranger that paid it forward in the Starbucks line the other day, and you walked away with a free latte (although that can brighten a morning, for sure). I’m not talking about that cute guy/girl from accounting who held the door […]

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