December’s top CrossFit news

With 2017 behind us, the time has come to look at the last month while turning our attention toward what lies ahead in the year to come. The following is a round-up of the biggest CrossFit news from December 2017.

Dates released for the 2018 CrossFit Games season

This December, CrossFit Inc. announced the 2018 CrossFit Games will take place Aug. 1-5, 2018 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wisconsin. They also released a full schedule for this year’s season, which kicks off with the CrossFit Open Feb. 22-March 26.

CrossFit Games announces Liftoff winning lifts

Also in December, the CrossFit Games announced the winners of this year’s CrossFit Liftoff. Cameron Pernich and Kelsey Kiel are this year’s winners, and this article encourages you to see how your lifts line up against theirs.

What first-time CrossFit athletes should know

America never is more serious about fitness than when the New Year rolls over, and this article offers some tips for those who are thinking about making CrossFit part of their New Year’s resolutions.

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The most Googled CrossFit WOD of 2017

One of the most Googled WODs of the year was one called “Murph,” a Hero WOD named after a fallen naval lieutenant that offers a sad and inspiring backstory.

Why every CrossFit gym needs a cable crossover machine

Not every CrossFit box has a cable crossover machine, but this article argues that there’s a place for this particular machine in any gym. It discusses how to make best use of the machine in the context of CrossFit.

Kids’ CrossFit classes help parents stay fit, too

While CrossFit for kids grows more popular every year, one parent has found that participating in these classes with her child has helped her stay in shape, too.

Fitness tips from CrossFit star Colleen Fotsch

One of the sport’s largest stars, Colleen Fotsch, shares some of her most helpful fitness tips in a really interesting interview with the good people at Red Bull.

Is the Macro Diet ideal for CrossFit athletes?

Perhaps the largest dietary trend in the world of CrossFit this year was the Macro Diet. This article dives into that diet and wonders aloud whether it really is the best way for athletes to be eating.

Release date official for new Reebok CrossFit Nano 8 shoes

Everybody loves a new CrossFit shoe, and the customizable Reebok CrossFit Nano 8 is a really nice one. This past month, Reebok announced it would be released in early January of 2018. We can’t wait!

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