What Does Pood Mean In Crossfit

Each sport, and the community that accompanies it, has its own special language. K stands for “struck out” in baseball. The direction the K faces indicates something different. PK stands for “penalty kick” in soccer. QB stands for “quarterback” in football. American football, that’s all! In almost all sports, W&Ls are universal and really are … Read more

How To Prepare For A Crossfit Competition

Participating in a CrossFit competition is super exciting but also stressful. If you’ve never competed before, it’s hard to imagine what you should be doing the week before to prepare. Do you train all week? Do you take a few days off? Are you trying to max out to see what you can do in … Read more

How To Wrap Ripped Hands Crossfit

How to wrap your hands for CrossFit This is a pain all functional fitness athletes know all too well: tears in the hands. Beginners, pros, trainers, and trainers know how annoying they are. Hand Care for CrossFit: Why Your Hands Break If you’re new to CrossFit, you may not have calluses yet. Hold on, they’ll … Read more

How Much Is A Crossfit Membership

After developing extension pain in my right wrist this summer, likely from overtraining and too much time on the computer, I searched for a set of wrist wraps to help me continue my normal CrossFit routine. I bought 7 wraps, tried them all, and this was the one I repurchased the most, and funnily enough, … Read more

What Does Rx Mean In Crossfit

CrossFitters march to the beat of a different drum, not to mention a totally different language. Trainers and athletes use jargon and abbreviations to describe the exercises and techniques that make up a particular WOD (sorry, “workout of the day”), while guys less familiar with CrossFit lingo laugh when their friends they talk about boosters, … Read more

Can You Do Crossfit While Pregnant

There is no doubt that numerous studies show that maintaining an exercise routine during pregnancy has many benefits for both mother and baby. However, there is so much conflicting information about exercise during pregnancy that it is often difficult to know what is safe and what is not. This is especially the case for a … Read more

What Is A Cluster In Crossfit

A little birdie whispered in my ear that we should do some clusters. If you did a thruster, you probably did a “cluster” – it’s just a squat clean on a thruster. If you want to make an Olympic weightlifter’s eyes twitch, call a Squat Clean a stuck in squat. Everyone freaks out because the … Read more

How To Become A Crossfit Athlete

Standards ‚ÄúThis list of minimum standards determines if an athlete can join the Roots Competitor program. The program trains 5 days a week, at fixed times and in 2-hour sessions. Athletes must meet at least 19 of the 21 standards: muscle-up and handstand push-up skills are mandatory. How much money will CrossFit cost me? On … Read more

How Many Days A Week Should I Do Crossfit

One of the most frequently asked questions is: “How many times a week should I come?” With so many different variables at play, it’s kind of hard to give a simple answer. However, the question that is often asked is masked as “What is the minimum number of times I need to come in to … Read more

Is Crossfit Bad For Your Joints

There has always been a misconception that weight lifting or any other type of resistance training is bad for your joints. If you lift weights, especially heavy weights, you will end up hurting your back/knees/elbows/shoulders etc. I myself have severe osteoarthritis in my left knee and elbow. I have had it for years. I also … Read more

How Much Does A Crossfit Coach Make

My name is Ed and I am the founder, CEO and head coach of my affiliate. In three months, with a team of 15 full-time trainers and operations staff, I will celebrate the gym’s 14th anniversary. But this anniversary is a bit different because it will mark the beginning of a new era. Three months … Read more