Top CrossFit News for the Month of May 2018

Top CrossFit News of May

As the weather improves, many CrossFit boxes take their WODs outdoors, while the big summer CrossFit Games events inch ever closer to their exciting conclusions. The following are some of the most notable CrossFit news stories from the month of May:

Celebrities Challenge Fans to “The Murph”

John Krasinksi and Chris Pratt are two of the biggest dreamboats in Hollywood these days, and both went from average dudes to jacked Adonises partly by participating in CrossFit. This month, they are challenging social media followers to do “The Murph” to help raise money for the LT. Michael P. Murphy Memorial Scholarship Foundation.

Gym in Knoxville, TN Offers CrossFit Classes for People with Disabilities

We’ve said it dozens of times: CrossFit is for everybody. Rocky Top CrossFit is taking that idea to heart by offering classes for people with disabilities in and around Knoxville, TN. True inclusivity is a big part of what makes CrossFit special, and this gym embodies that.

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CrossFit Champ Mat Fraser Gets Signature Nike Shoe

Nike recently put together a custom Metcom 4 sneaker for back-to-back “Fittest Man on Earth” Mat Fraser as he attempts to win yet another title in the coming months. It is his first signature shoe with Nike and features a handful of slick personal touches that make this an awesome shoe for anyone.

Participating in CrossFit Keeps Ohio Teens Out of Trouble

We’ve been hearing for years that extracurricular activities are great for keeping teenagers out of trouble, and this report from Centerville, Ohio tells the story of how CrossFit can be one of those activities.

After-School Program Links CrossFit and Leadership

Not only does CrossFit keep kids out of trouble, but this Texas report suggests that students who participate in CrossFit also end up with the important leadership skills they will need later in life.

Are You Right for CrossFit?

Even if you’ve never participated in CrossFit, this U.S. News & World Report article dives into the basics to help you determine whether you might be a good fit for the sport. Everyone is always welcome, but his article helps you determine if it’s best for your fitness goals.

Ten Great CrossFit Infographics

In today’s world, there may be no simpler way to deliver information than through an infographic. BOXROX has put together ten excellent ones covering everything from CrossFit confessions to athletes’ dietary habits.

How CrossFit Completely Changed One Man’s Social Life

One man writes about how CrossFit not only changed his physique, but drastically improved his social life. For introverts, joining a gym can be the easiest way to make new friends.

Fitness Hacks from a CrossFit Champion

Colleen Fotsch is an impressive athlete, with muscles that would make just about anyone jealous, regardless of gender. In this article, she offers up some of her favorite fitness hacks to help others see the same CrossFit success that she has experienced.

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