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Jamie Greene at CrossFit Yas. Via @jgreenewod/Instagram

Jamie Greene, Tim Paulson Among Top Rookies to Keep an Eye On

The 2017 Reebok CrossFit Games are rapidly approaching and the athletes are starting to make their way up to Madison for final preparations. This year there are 14 (was 15 before Elrod's suspension) rookies...

7 Must Have Pieces of Equipment for a Garage Gym

This article was written by guest contributor, Paul Montes. Planning your own CrossFit gym is exciting and you can learn a lot about the sport just by browsing the different equipment options. There are many pieces...
Mat Fraser at 2016 CrossFit Games East Regional

2017 East Regional Preview — Individual Men and Women

In less than 24 hours, the CrossFit community will tune into by far the most competitive Regional competition, the East Regional in Albany, New York. CrossFit HQ ranked the difficulty of each region for the...
Camille Leblanc-Bazinet using Halo Sport

2017 CrossFit South Regional Preview — Individual Men and Women

In just two days the South Regional will kick off in San Antonio, Texas. With 50 men and 47 women competing, the stakes are higher than ever for these individual athletes vying for a...
CrossFit Games veteran Roy Gamboa with fiancee Mackenzie Webb.

Interview with Roy Gamboa — CrossFit, Life and Retirement

Roy Gamboa made his first appearance at the CrossFit Games in 2013 after beginning CrossFit just a year earlier in August of 2012. Today, he is preparing to be a husband in October and a...
Bumper Plates for weightlifting

Making the Case for Why Runners Should Be Weightlifting

Unfortunately, there seems to be a fairly adversarial relationship between runners -- particularly endurance runners, like folks who run half marathons, marathons, and ultramarathoners -- and weightlifters. Runners often think that they don’t belong...

Regional Battles: Mathew Fraser, Patrick Vellner, Alex Vigneault and Lucas Parker

Author’s note: This is the final installment of a three-part series.  In the first installment, we took a look at reigning champion Katrin Davidsdottir versus last year's fittest American, Kari Pearce. The second installment showcases two...
Brooke Wells at CrossFit Games

Regional Battles: Brooke Wells vs. Sara Sigmundsdottir

Author’s note: This is the second installment of a three-part series. In the first installment, we took a look at reigning champion Katrin Davidsdottir versus last year's fittest American, Kari Pearce. We are a month away from...

Optimizing Power Development for CrossFit WODs

CrossFit is a unique sport in that it requires the successful integration of multiple fitness components simultaneously, in which each needs to be extremely well developed for an individual to have any hope of...
Katrin Davidsdottir at the 2015 CrossFit Games

Regional Battles: Katrin Davidsdottir vs. Kari Pearce

Author's note: This is the first installment of a three-part series. We're a month away from seeing the fittest on Earth test their yearlong training in their respective region at the 2017 CrossFit Regionals. The...