The Hook Grip with Stephane Rochet

Olympic weightlifters always use the hook grip on the bar and every time I pull off the ground, even deadlifting, I like to use a hook grip. Basically, I get my grip spacing here, I wrap my thumb around the bar and then these fingers go around that thumb right there. And then the rest […]

Head Movement for the Jerk with Chad Vaughn

So, we’re talking about head movement here, and no matter how you move your head, you need to move it out of the way at least a little bit so the bar can go straighter, right? You’ve got to get it out of the way and what I see whether they’re trying to use this […]

Crazy-Time Power Cleans With Jesse Ward

He’s gonna give us just the garden-variety demonstration of the power clean. It’s pretty rad, let me have it. And go for it. Zero instruction. That’s OK, that’s OK. I like it. That’s OK. Because what he did was the right thing. The bar went from where to where? From the ground to shoulder. What […]

Double Kettlebell Clean with Jeff Martone

Now we’re going to do the double clean, the old double clean. So guys, when we start off the double clean, I normally like to set up the kettlebells this way, slightly in front of my toes. Now because you’ve got two kettlebells swinging through, you may need to adjust your stance. For kettlebell lifting, […]

What Are Your Goals for 2016?

Most people set their goals at the start of the year, but as Games athletes, we have our goals ready as soon as the last Games finishes. I knew what my goals were for 2016 as soon as the Games were done. Get better—physically, mentally—and make it to the CrossFit Games. My goals for 2016 […]

Fixing the Push Press with Doug Zakaras

Let’s what him do three, get set I want you guys to watch the speed of the movement, tell me if it’s quick. Ready and go. Reset. Was that fast? Did he pause at the bottom? That’s what you’d be looking for. Ready and go. Reset. Now watch the timing of the press. Why don’t […]

Snatch: 2017 Liftoff

For event 1 of the 2017 CrosFit Liftoff, powered by Rogue, athletes we’ll be performing a 1-rep-max snatch. Prior to the lift, the athlete must state the password and weight to be lifted to the camera. Athletes may start with the barbell loaded and ready for the lift. The minimum weight increase allowed is 1 […]

CrossFit Liftoff: Event 3–AMRAP

For Event 3 of the 2015 CrossFit Liftoff, powered by Rogue, athletes will be performing as many repetitions as possible in 12 minutes of 3 snatches, 6 clean and jerks, 9 chest-to-bar pull-ups and 54 double-unders. The men’s weight is 135 pounds and the women will use 105 pounds. Prior to beginning the event, the […]

94-Year-Old Embraces CrossFit, Healthy Living

So many people locally have said to me, “Do you know, George, you are the oldest man in this street?” Well, I was born in Bridgewater, living with my father in two rooms. My father died when I was 12 years of age, and then I had to go into a home. I was fostered […]

Event 2 Standards – 2017 CrossFit Team Series

Team series Event 2 consists of double-unders, pull-ups and snatches. Men will use 95 pounds and women will use 65 pounds. This is a task-priority event meaning the athletes will finish the work as quickly as possible and their time will be their final score. There is a 15-minute time cap. At the call of […]