It's time to trade strategy for sheer, unadulterated chutzpah.
Time to separate the best from the rest. The Open WODs are getting seriously competitive at this point.
The CrossFit Open WOD a great way to build benchmarks and goals into your year-round training.
Manage your grip and minimize transitions to crush this WOD.
It sounds too simple, but the best corrective exercise is the exercise itself.
Dumbbells could be a big factor in how you manage this workout competitively.
Here are my final tips to help you perform your best in this year's Open.
Cycling single lifts efficiently means watching the awards from the podium, not the stands.
Understanding the TGU is the first step to not hating them.
Assess your form to ensure that your clean, jerk, and snatch are on point.
The perfect lifting technique is the one that’s specifically designed for you.
If push ups leave your wrists begging for mercy, these technique tweaks are for you.
Most of the time, we’re physically able to shift the metal. We fail because we psych ourselves out.
When it comes to modes of lifting, our differences are not as significant as our similarities.
Using orthoses is a great way to reinforce what the correct positions are, even when you’re not standing there making corrections.
Handstands are doable, but not easy - the only way you’ll get better at them is to keep trying.
There are big strength, speed, explosiveness, and coordination components to practicing this old-time strongman movement.