Five-time Fittest Man on Earth® Mat Fraser has welcomed a new member into his HWPO training program — five-time CrossFit Games athlete Amanda Barnhart. Barnhart has been competing at the CrossFit Games since 2018 and has no plans to stop any time soon. Barnhart and Fraser spent half an hour discussing what led them...Read more
The muscle-up is an advanced bodyweight movement that requires upper body strength, total body coordination, and midline stability. Many fitness goers and competitive fitness athletes alike seek to master the muscle-up and it’s variations to improve performing in competitive WODs,...Read more
What Is CrossFit®?
CrossFit® is often referred to and known as “the sport of fitness”, but originally got its roots as a fitness regimen developed around functional exercises and high-intensity workouts. CrossFit® is a registered trademark of CrossFit, Inc.; more information can be found at their website, CrossFit.com.
This fitness methodology numerous movement staples, including:
- Box Jumps
- Weighted Carries
- Clean & Jerks
These are a few of the movements an athlete can perform in any given CrossFit® workout. In order to excel in this sport, an athlete must be well-rounded and carefully curate programs that improve strength, mobility, power, and much more.
The CrossFit Games has found its Official Cold Therapy Partner: Ice Barrel. On May 16, 2023, CrossFit announced the deal with Ice Barrel which includes "more than 200 Ice Barrels for athlete use throughout the CrossFit Games season." More specifically, Ice Barrel will have its signature cold therapy solutions available at...Read more
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The race for the title of Fittest Woman on Earth® has once again blown open. On May 16, Mal O'Brien announced on Instagram that she will not be competing in the 2023 Semifinals. Without a chance to qualify for the...Read more
Today I'm talking to CrossFit coach, athlete, and affiliate owner Adam Neiffer, who joins The BarBend Podcast for the second time. Adam is perhaps best known today as the coach of two-time reigning Fittest Man on Earth Justin Medeiros. I've...Read more
The 2023 CrossFit Semifinals kick off with the North American East Semifinal in Orlando, FL, on May 18-21, 2023, and close with the Europe and Asia Semifinals on June 1-4, 2023. For each of the seven Individual Semifinals, qualified athletes...Read more
In December 2022, six-time Fittest Woman on Earth® Tia-Clair Toomey announced that she and husband Shane Orr were expecting their first child. And on May 12, 2023, Toomey took to her Instagram to formally announce the birth of her daughter,...Read more
Every Memorial Day, CrossFitters emerge from their boxes ready to rumble. Totaling a two-mile journey — plus 600 bodyweight reps while wearing a weighted vest — the Murph CrossFit workout will challenge even the most hardcore athletes. Murph sandwiches 100...Read more