April 2018 was another busy month in the world of CrossFit, especially with the Regionals and Games Season coming up. We know it can be a lot to take in, so in case you missed it, here are 10 of the hottest headlines in CrossFit from the last month.
April 29th marks the anniversary of Iraq War hero Travis Manion’s death. To commemorate that, athletes from 50 gyms across the country will complete HERO workouts to honor Manion and raise funds for veterans in his name.
The CrossFit brand will join with meat company Strauss Food to help health and fitness-minded people find food they can trust. Customers will be given access to “CrossFit approved,” grass-fed beef and free-range chicken, which is considered healthier than other options.
After writing off CrossFit early on as something for muscly meatheads, Yeager adopted the sport herself and now calls it “one of the best training decisions I’ve ever made.” Her article at Bicycling.com explains why.
This ISPO.com article discusses the rise of CrossFit, and how amid steadily increasing gym membership numbers, competition is the wave of the future for keeping people healthy.
If you’ve been thinking about getting involved in CrossFit, Insider suggests taking these eight things into consideration before taking the plunge. Every concern you may have about the sport before starting is covered by this informational article.
Katie Long proves that anybody can participate in CrossFit. Her training requires a few simple modifications since she is missing half of one arm. Nevertheless, she can perform almost all of the same workouts as anybody else in her gym.
CrossFit Regionals begin on May 18 in Albany, Salt Lake City, and Berlin. This viewing guide courtesy of CBS Sports helps spectators and viewers get a sense of when and where they can view all the major forthcoming events.
If you are an advanced CrossFit athlete and are looking for especially challenging workouts, this list offers some truly rigorous WODs. You’ll find push-pull movements, rope climbs, pull-ups and more. Many of them are combined with thrusters for a seriously challenging workout.
Julia Parzyck used to engage in endless cardio out of pressure to be thin. But since swapping cardio for CrossFit (and adding 20 pounds of muscle), she feels happier and healthier than ever.
Age ain’t nothing but a number, as Uwharrie Charter Academy junior Shay Witsaman has proven time and again at just 16 years old. She is among the highest-rated athletes in her region — all while balancing school, friends and family.