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CrossFit Games Open 18.1 Announcement, Tips, Guide, and Strategies

CrossFit® Open 18.1 – The Complete Strategy Guide (Scaled, Masters, and Rx)

The 2018 CrossFit® Open is finally underway! This is an especially exciting and busy time of year for functional fitness athletes. Over the next five weeks, there will be a lot of discussion on strategy and performance. WODprep aims to be that go-to resource for all things Open related, starting with your 18.1 strategy. If […]

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CrossFit®

How I Won The 2017 CrossFit® Open at 44 Years Old

Brent here – one of the WODprep Coaches. Just to clarify, I didn’t win the CrossFit® Open (Mat Fraser & Sara Sigmundsdóttir did). However, I did win the Open on a very personal level, and it’s something any of us can achieve. CrossFit Open TipsIn 2017, I finished 43rd overall in Canada East. That’s down from […]

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crossfit workout gear

Stop Buying CrossFit Workout Gear: Confessions From A Former Affiliate Owner

Is Your CrossFit Workout Gear Helping or Hurting Your Performance?   You see a lot of things when you are a CrossFit coach for 5+ years and teach the majority of the classes at your gym. For example, take the cartoon above. You get somebody into the gym for their first week. You take the time to […]

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Hacking Fitness

CrossFit Mastery: Stop “Hacking” Your Fitness.

Awhile ago I decided to crack open a new book – Mastery by George Leonard. It had been sitting on my bookshelf for a while, and for some reason I was drawn to it (probably because it looks like a short, quick read). The entire premise of the book is about finding joy and fulfillment […]

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soreness_recovery

Being Sore Sucks: Here’s How To Deal With it

On CrossFit Soreness: You know that feeling when you roll out of bed and your legs say, “Nope!”  Or the feeling you get right before you sit down and your glutes are like, “Take That!” How about when you reach for the top shelf and your shoulders smirk, “Too soon, Junior!” Athletes are no stranger to CrossFit soreness. Frankly […]

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HSPU

Starting Simple: The Ultimate HSPU Progression

Remember the day when handstand push-ups showed up in a WOD for the very first time in your CrossFit life? You want me to do WHAT?! A push-up, upside down?  ​And you thought push-ups were already hard enough…HSPU’s can be intimidating at first. But if we take a step back and strip down the movement, get comfortable […]

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Friday Night Lights The Open

Numbers Don’t Lie: CrossFit Open Movements To Master For 2019

In case you’re new to CrossFit, let me take a minute to bring you up to speed. The CrossFit Open is made up of five workouts, announced weekly over five weeks, usually beginning around mid to late February. This year, the format is shifting so that moving forward, the Open will take place in October. Read […]

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the pyramid of nutrition

The Only CrossFit® Nutrition And Diet Article You’ll Ever Need

Close your eyes, and imagine the pyramid above is one huge, layer cake and the little red blur at the top is a cherry.Now, if the first four layers of the cake are made of mud, poo, snot, and sawdust respectively, is that cherry going to make a difference to the taste? – Clearly not, […]

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crossfit hip mobility

Your CrossFit Plan: Laying One Brick at a Time

There’s a lot to be learned from this quote: “A remarkable, glorious achievement is just what a long series of unremarkable, un-glorious tasks looks like from far away. No one ‘builds a house.’ They lay one brick again and again and again and the end result is a house.” – Tim Urban, waitbutwhy.com  What’s your CrossFit […]

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BMU Struggle

6 Keys To The Best Bar Muscle Up Progression

For quite awhile, just the mention of bar muscle ups nearly had me running out of the gym.   So if you’re entirely new the BMU’s, don’t be like me and let them intimidate you. The key is working on the correct bar muscle up progression, and making sure that you understand the movement. Let’s walk […]

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