Yes, the snatch is a tremendous full-body lift, and yes, it displays great strength and athleticism. But why are you trying to do it so much? Do you know how little the Russians actually did it?
You would think running a marathon every day for seven days straight might have a bad impact on your health, but a recent study suggests otherwise.
Hannah Caldas is an international level swimmer with an impressive array of accolades, as well as being a competitive CrossFitter. Here are nine of Hannah's articles using her combined experience.
Some of you might not know exactly what "gluten free" means or what the benefits could possibly be, so here is a quick intro on the gluten-free lifestyle, as I like to call it.
For those of you who are anxious about the handstand pushup, specifically kicking up and being upside down, then we've got a solution for you.
There are tons of pull up strategies out there, but not all of them are getting you stronger. Here are seven tips for achieving that beautiful, dead-hang pull up.
I do not believe that every person in CrossFit is using steroids. The reason for this I hope can be explained in this article about natural hormone increases brought on by heavy resistance training.
In a recent study researchers wondered whether quarter or parallel squats would activate PAP most. Once again, deeper squats seem to be the winner.
This was the final loading week of my first phase of training. When it was all said and done, I felt positive about my progress. I'm looking forward to seeing what the future weeks hold.
I'm going to show you one of the ways I build grip strength. You grip the bar with both your hands in the overhand grip, and you use a fat bar.
There a reason fighting is compared to chess. It takes real smarts to succeed - street smarts, book smarts, and self-awareness. And both are a lot like life.
People think proper recovery is having a protein shake after they workout. Your post workout meal is only one piece to a complex puzzle.
Curcumin has some amazing benefits when it comes to inflammation, joint pain, and disease prevention. But it's important you get the right kind and take it in the right amounts.
My hamstrings and I have had a long and troubled relationship. Here’s what I’ve discovered on the road to functional hamstrings, along with a video of my very favorite hamstrings lengthening stretch.
A new study asks whether cardio training is more effective when conducted on land or in the water.
You don’t have to be a paleo eater to know that coconut products are good for you. And that's a good thing, because it means you can eat yummy products like Nikki's Coconut Butter.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the seven most popular articles of the week. This week: CrossFit, Thanksgiving, the rebound box jump and more!
Here are three different counters to the teep or push kick. Since the teep is the longest strike in muay Thai, all three of these will be from long range.
I had an eventful week this week, both in my personal life and in training. In jiu jitsu news, I'm looking forward to meeting Royce Gracie in person next week!
So you've "gotta get that upper-body pump in." Wonderful. Go for it, but what about your lower body development?
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