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Shrugs Exercise Guide

Shrugs Exercise Guide

Large, powerful traps are often a sign of a serious lifter. The traps, which span across the upper backs of most powerlifters, weightlifters, fitness athletes, and bodybuilders play a crucial role in deadlifting, squats, heavy carries, and the Olympic lifts...

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CrossFit Basics

What Is CrossFit®?

CrossFit® is often referred to and known as “the sport of fitness”, but originally got its roots as a fitness regimen developed around functional exercises and high-intensity workouts. CrossFit® is a registered trademark of CrossFit, Inc.; more information can be found at their website, CrossFit.com.

This fitness methodology numerous movement staples, including:

  • Box Jumps
  • Thrusters
  • Weighted Carries
  • Squats
  • Snatches
  • Clean & Jerks
  • Handstands
  • Pull-Ups

These are a few of the movements an athlete can perform in any given CrossFit® workout. In order to excel in this sport, an athlete must be well-rounded and carefully curate programs that improve strength, mobility, power, and much more.

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7 Adaptive Athletes To Watch In The 2021 CrossFit Open

Along with the announcement of the 2021 CrossFit Open season schedule was the confirmation of adaptive classes. Although their inclusion at the CrossFit Games may not be at the CrossFit Games level until 2022 — due to logistical and programming hurdles, according to Adaptive Training Academy (ATA) Director of Training...

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Top male crossFit athletes in 2021

5 CrossFit Men Who Have a Shot at Winning the 2021 Games

With the announcement of five-time CrossFit Games Champion Mat Fraser’s retirement from competitive CrossFit on Feb. 3, 2021, the implications for the men’s leaderboard in the 2021 season are interesting.  In the 2020 CrossFit Games Finals, Fraser won in a...

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