F45 vs CrossFit …(Hint: CrossFit is Better)

One of the newer “vs battles” in the fitness world, CrossFit vs F45 has nevertheless drawn some interest from fitness inquiries as well as CrossFitters, CrossFit coaches, and pretty much every person working out in an F45 gym.

Today, we’ll take a look at the specific aspects of CrossFit and F45 before expanding on the pros and cons of each system.

CrossFit vs HIIT – When Bicep Curls Just Aren’t Enough…

When we get bored, we start exploring and experimenting.  Shortly after college when my traditional “bro, full-body split” regimen was starting get stale, I began looking into different types of exercises if, for nothing else, to stay motivated and interested in going to the gym! What started with weekly sessions of the classic “300 Workout” evolved into the situation I’m … Read more

The Helen CrossFit WOD: Time to Hit The Pavement!

Helen is a classic “CrossFit girl” who has been with us since 2003. Like all CrossFit benchmarks, she will put you to the test, prompting you to showcase your level and progress.

t may seem “simple”…and it is…but …”easy”?

The Top 11 CrossFit Ab Workouts

The story about how you got into CrossFit may not be exactly the same as mine, but the prospect of developing insane abs was probably near the top of the list.

Of course we all know that “abs are built in the kitchen”, but it couldn’t hurt to accelerate this growth by performing one of the top CrossFit ab workouts, right?

Lucky for you, I got 11 for you to choose from today. I can already hear those six packs rippin’!

15 Kettlebell Swings Benefits that Make them…Tolerable

The “humble” kettlebell…the real MVP of the Corona Virus pandemic.

More of these bad boys probably got sold in 2020 than in the previous 100 years.

…but today, we’re talking about one exercise and one exercise only.

The almighty kettlebell swing!

The Isabel CrossFit WOD – The 30 Fastest Snatches EVER

How does a task of executing 30 snatches against a ticking clock at prescribed weights of 135 pounds for men and 95 pounds for women sound to you?

(you don’t have to answer that…)

Today, no matter where you lie on the “Isabel CrossFit Readiness Spectrum(TM)”. we’re going to hook you up with what you need to know before you tangle with one of the most respected “girls of CrossFit”.

The 6 Best 12 Days of Christmas WODs

I’m not exactly sure how the classic 12 Days of Christmas CrossFit WOD, or it’s iconic format (1, 2,1, 3,2,1, 4,3,2,1…like the song!) became so popular, but you have to admit that it can be pretty fun.

Time to start planning for that last workout you’re going to perform before your oh-so-controlled eating/drinking binge!

Top 30 CrossFit Girl WODs

You walked into “CrossFit (insert name of your first CrossFit gym here)” looked around, and noticed a few posters on the wall. A. You quickly realized that each name corresponded with a WOD.

A tough WOD.

One of the CrossFit Girls WODs, to be precise.

The 20 Best Weight Vest Workouts

You got a hard CrossFit workout…and that should be enough… Right….right…??!! Apparently, the likes of DT, Karen, and Cindy just aren’t quite enough for the serious CrossFit enthusiasts. At least, not in their “vest-less” iterations. ….also, some days you just gotta do a weight vest workout. Thankfully, we have a few heavy hitters here for you to choose from! When … Read more