What’s In A Thruster?

If there’s one exercise that’s synonymous with CrossFit, it’s probably the thruster. Heck, the term thruster was first coined by CrossFit. Ask 4x Games champ Rich Froning what he thinks the best exercise is and he’ll say it’s the thruster. So, what makes the thruster...

Crossfit Shoulder Mobility – 3 Simple Exercises

Three exercises that take around 10 minutes per day, designed to mobilize your shoulders, improve range of motion and reduce the chance of injury. Ever noticed how easy it is to forget your Crossfit shoulder mobility and mobility work? After your workout, you realize...

A Simple 5-Step Toes To Bar Progression

Toes to bar can be a tricky movement to RX. They aren’t necessarily a skill that you may have learned when you were younger, since they’re a very CrossFit®-specific movement. And I use the word tricky, because they really aren’t always as easy as some athletes can...

How to Bounce Back From Your Holiday Food Hangover

With turkey roasting in the oven, latkes sizzling in a skillet, and no shortage of holiday cookies, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, and Christmas may seem like they’re all about food. And while the focus on holidays should be about celebrating with loved ones,...

Front Squat 101: How to Master The Move in 5 Minutes

The Front Squat is a lower-body exercise that will strengthen your legs and hips, particularly your quads (thigh muscles) and glutes (butt muscles). Front Squats are similar to Back Squats, however the barbell is placed across the front side of your shoulders instead...

Burpees on Burpees on Burpees

The burpee has been around since 1939, when Royal H. Burpee invented the bodyweight movement as a quick, simple way of administering fitness tests and included it in his thesis for a doctorate in applied physiology from Columbia University. Over the last 75 years, the...