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A Crossfitter's Top 25 New Year's Resolutions

January 03, 2017

This time of year is when you look back at all you've done the previous year, and what you want to accomplish in the new year. As Crossfitters we love having goals, hitting milestones, and being able to track our progress. The strong folks at
CrossFit Central out in Austin, TX have come up with one of the best New Year's resolution lists for Crossfitters. Check them all out and see which ones you'll be doing in 2017.

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First Look At The Nike Metcon 3

December 19, 2016

Pictures of the yet to be released Nike Metcon 3 have started to leak and we're loving what we're seeing! It looks like the Metcon 3 will have a sleeker look, and possibly lighter feel to it.

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Meet The All New Adidas CrazyPower TR

December 16, 2016

The new year is right around the corner, and with it comes the arrival of a brand new training shoe from one of the hottest and most trusted shoes companies on the planet: Adidas. 

No stranger to the strength and conditioning game, Adidas has employed their over 30 years of experience in the weightlifting world to create a shoe specifically designed to meet and exceed the demands of functional fitness athletes.

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15 Of The Best CrossFit Halloween Costumes

October 17, 2016

Crossfitters LOVE Halloween because it gives us a great excuse to let loose and have fun, all while getting in a great workout. Plus even if you don't win the WOD you can always win the best Halloween costume! Here are 15 of our favorite costume ideas for this Halloween

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5 Myths About CrossFit That You Shouldn't Believe

October 04, 2016

1. You need to already be in great shape to start CrossFit

The scalability of CrossFit is one of it's most important foundations, and it should be thoroughly explained to beginning Crossfitters and people interested in starting CrossFit. You don't need an extensive athletic background or a deep knowledge of Olympic lifts, gymnastics skills, or crazy endurance...

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Brand New Nike Metcon 2 Colors!

September 23, 2016

It's been a while since Nike released any new Nike Metcon 2 colorways, but the wait is finally over with the drop of 7 new colors! On the men's side there are 5 new colorways, and 2 new colors for the women.

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6 Exercises for Maximum Mobility

September 07, 2016

The importance of mobility, and the heavy emphasis put on making the time to work on maintaining your body and moving correctly has grown tremendously over the last few years. Leading this revolution in ideas and movement has been Dr. Kelly Starrett, who has worked with numerous athletes ranging from Olympians to CrossFit Champions to everyday people. Outside Online has compiled 6 of Dr. Starrett's super easy exercises anyone can do with just a little time and effort, that will lead to some major improvements in range of motion and overall mobility.

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Want to Be a CrossFit Games Champion? Here's Your Guide

August 17, 2016

Get into the mind of the "World's Fittest Man" Mat Fraser and learn what he has done to elevate his training to make him the best. In this in depth piece by Jenessa Connor for Men's Journal, Mat Fraser shares the changes he made to his training that led to his winning the 2016 CrossFit Games. 

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The 8 People You'll Meet at Your Box

August 16, 2016


Community is by far the best part of CrossFit. In every box you meet people of all ages, backgrounds, and walks of life grinding through the WOD together. But even as CrossFit continues to grow and spread there always seems to be a recurring cast of characters you’re sure to find in any box. Meet them below and maybe you'll recognize a few familiar faces.

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NPGL Inks Deal With Nike

August 04, 2016

In some huge off season news the National Pro GRID League (NPGL) has announced that Nike is now their official footwear sponsor. All GRID athletes will have the opportunity to be outfitted in the ultra popular Nike Metcons and Romaleo weightlifting shoes as they race through each match in the NPGL's upcoming 3rd season.

 

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What's New With The Reebok CrossFit Nano 6.0?

July 26, 2016

You saw all the athletes wearing them at the 2016 Reebok CrossFIt Games, and now you'll be seeing them on the feet of your friends at your box. Find out how Reebok re-engineered the Nano 6.0 to make it the best Nano yet. 

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2016 Reebok CrossFit Games Predictions

July 15, 2016

It's Game Time! The wait is over and the 2016 Reebok CrossFit Games are set to kick off. For the world's top Crossfitters the past year of training, sacrifice, and hard work has led up to this moment; the ultimate test of fitness. Everyone competing in the Games this year is a phenomenal athlete, but only 1 can claim the title of The Fittest on Earth.  It took some long and hard deliberation, but we've made our prediction on what the standings will look like after the final Sunday workout is done.

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