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5 Hacks to Compete at Your Best in the CrossFit Open

Most of us will not be making it to the 2015 CrossFit Games; but that doesn't mean we can't crush the Open this year, and have a blast while doing so. The good folks at WOD Talk Magazine list 5 very easy hacks you can use to perform at your absolute best in the Open this year.

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Mental Rules For CrossFit: 3 Tips From Camille Leblanc-Bazinet

It takes more than just strength, stamina, and flawless technique to win the CrossFit Games. Mental toughness is probably the most important part of an elite athlete's arsenal. 2014 CrossFit Games winner Camille Leblanc-Bazinet has developed one of the strongest mindsets out there, and she shares her 3 mental rules to help you push through the suck on your way to glory.

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Rich Froning's 6 Tips to Get Fit and Stay That Way

After capturing 4 straight CrossFit Games titles it's safe to say that Rich Froning knows a thing or two about getting fit. So when he offers some tips on how to get in better shape and maintain a high level of health and fitness you listen. Take these 6 tips from Froning himself, and apply them to your training and daily life to see the results. 1. Have a go-to bodyweight routine. A bodyweight workout you can automatically do on a travel day or when you're stuck inside is essential, Froning says. Here's his: 5 rounds of 20 reps each of push-ups,...

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Sports Illustrated Swings and Misses on Their List of The Fittest 50 Male Athletes

In setting out to answer the question: “Who is the fittest male athlete in sports?“, sporting publication giant Sports Illustrated has just released the results of their first ever list of the Fittest 50 Male Athletes. Using a very questionable rating system their results raise some serious debate about how strength, speed, endurance, agility, and fitness in general is rated and ranked. CrossFit athlete Rich Froning Jr. who has been crowned the “Fittest Man on Earth” 4 times in a row after winning his fourth straight CrossFit Games this summer, ended up with a ranking of 32 behind athletes like...

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