How Ryan Hall Beat Low-T and Gained 40 Pounds of Muscle

For elite endurance runners, getting fit usually means being leaner and lighter. But what’s good for shaving seconds off race times doesn’t necessarily represent a healthy or sustainable body type. Two-time Olympian Ryan Hall knows this well. He pushed his body to its performance limit from age 13 to his retirement this past January at 33. The lanky 5’10” pro usually…

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Stop Contemplating and Start Doing

Not sure if you’re ready for change? Test the waters with these three small actions.

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Actions Speak Louder Than Workouts

If you want to truly honor the fallen, take care of their surviving brothers and sisters.

This article was co-authored by Michelle Baumann and Pete Hitzeman.


It has become tradition for CrossFit communities to gather each Memorial Day and complete a grueling workout called “Murph.” It is arguably the most famous hero WOD and consists of 100 pull ups, 200 push ups, and 300 squats sandwiched between a pair of one-mile runs.


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There Is No Such Thing as Perfect Form

Chasing a rigid definition of the textbook rep isn’t helping your body.

You read that right. Forget perfect form. I’m here to tell you “perfect” is a myth. Leave that perfect squat with Santa Claus. We’re going to get real here.
Before you rush to the bottom to tell me how wrong I am or how dangerous that is, let’s explore why there can’t be a perfect squat, deadlift, or anything else. I’ll introduce you to a more effective way to ensure that you’re moving safely, helping you prevent injury and increase resiliency. 

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14-Day Butt Lift Challenge – Workouts You Can Do At Home

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The “Murph” Primer: A Sort of Tradition

Murph has become a traditional Memorial Day workout for some. Here’s a primer on how to approach it to get the best results, no matter what your level of ability.

It is more than likely that many people will be doing the hero WOD "Murph" on Memorial Day. To make the day enjoyable for everyone, Coach Mike Tromello offers his insights on how to scale the WOD to suit your own abilities. It shouldn't be the case that some people end up spending a day finishing Murph and those who have a higher skillset are done pretty quickly. If you scale appropriately, everyone at the gym should finish around the same time.


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How to Master the Kettlebell Jerk

You’ll never move on to the heavier kettlebells if you fail to master the basics of the jerk technique.

In my previous article, The Single Most Important Aspect of Kettlebell Sport, I spoke about the importance of efficiency in kettlebell sport and explained how to achieve a more efficient rack position. Now I would like to take a more detailed look at the jerk and how to properly execute it in kettlebell sport.


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