Product Review: Phalanx Fight Company "The Alloy" Women's Rashguard

Phalanx FC has designed a new rashguard for women. With its compression fit, high-quality construction, and sleek design, it's a solid product for female combat athletes.

How to Stay Plant-Based and Survive the Holidays

Holiday stress can lead to overeating and bad food choices. How are we to navigate this time of the year and keep a healthy, plant-based diet? I’ve got five tips to increase your chance of survival.

Video: Strength and Stretch Leg Sequence

This is a sequence of four poses intended to strengthen your hamstrings and stretch your hip flexors. This is an especially useful sequence for runners.

The Meaning of a Hero WOD and Those Who Must Not Be Forgotten

What I am asking for is that we invoke that same sense of honor and tribute when “Amanda” is done as when "Murph," "Badger," or "Michael" comes up in the feed.

Snatch By Numbers: Why You're Snatching Too Much and Too Often

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?

Is Ultra-Endurance Training Good or Bad for Your Health?

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.

9 Insights on Swimming and CrossFit by Hannah Caldas

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.

10 Ways to Go Gluten-Free, Get Lean, and Stay That Way

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.

Video: Handstand Push Up Therapy and Mobility

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.

Coach, I Can't Do Pull Ups: 7 Tips to Get You There

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.

The Truth About Steroid Use in CrossFit: Don’t Ever Assume

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.

Deeper Squats Win Again

In a recent study researchers wondered whether quarter or parallel squats would activate PAP most. Once again, deeper squats seem to be the winner.

Athlete Journal: Terry Hadlow, Entry 5 - 11/18/2013

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.

Super D Video: Double Overhand Blob Lift for Grip Strength

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.

Why Fighting Is Like Chess, and Both Are Like Life

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.

The Jigsaw Puzzle of Recovery

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 for Athletes: Why You and Your Joints Might Like It

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.

Help for Your Shortie Hamstrings

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.

An Analysis of Cardiovascular Response in Water and on Land

A new study asks whether cardio training is more effective when conducted on land or in the water.

Product Review: Nikki's Coconut Butter

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.

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