On Feb. 22, 2021, Rogue Fitness announced the second Rogue Challenge of the year — "The Cliffhanger Challenge." Per the caption from Rogue's Instagram post, the goal of the challenge is simple: hang from a pull-up bar for a long as possible. Competitors must be in a dead hang position, which...Read more
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
- Weighted Carries
- Clean & Jerks
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.
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...Read more
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Beginning on March 11, 2021, The 2021 CrossFit Open will mark the 10th Open appearance for 2013 Fittest Woman on Earth® Sam Briggs. This time around, however, Briggs will be competing on an additional leaderboard. Alongside other elite CrossFitters such...Read more
CrossFit HQ has announced the 10 members of its first-ever Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Council — six women and four men. Applications for the DEI were accepted beginning in November 2020 for people inside the U.S. only. The creation...Read more
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...Read more
In the functional fitness world of CrossFit®, Kari Pearce is an elite athlete. A six-time CrossFit Games competitor with three top-five finishes — including a bronze medal in 2020 to end a five-year drought of American women on the CrossFit...Read more
On Jan. 9, 2021, CrossFit HQ teased an announcement on the CrossFit Games Twitter account that read, "Fraser, Froning, the Open, teams, the Season and…we…have…an…announcement to make." Would there be an update about Mat Fraser following his official retirement from...Read more
On Feb. 7, 2021, reigning four-time Fittest Woman on Earth® Tia-Clair Toomey-Orr and five-time CrossFit Games veteran Josh Bridges appeared in an Oikos Pro yogurt commercial, which was was live-streamed (not on network television) during Super Bowl LV. The commercial, which...Read more