The Skill Transfer of the Burpee


This is an excellent video that strings together many different movements that all use the same skill. Originally published in The CrossFit Journal — ( on August 20, 2012. One of CrossFit’s most-loathed movements, the burpee also represents a skill that can be transferred to other exercises, says gymnastics and movement guru Carl Paoli of […]

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Finding Fury


Intuitive, intelligent, charismatic and stubborn, Peter Egyed Jr. was always into some kind of trouble as a kid. With few outlets for his intense drive and willful passion, he eventually found himself amongst the wrong kind of people.

“I wasn’t pushed into it,” Peter Jr. said. “I made the choice.”

The man who currently sits in fifth place in the South West Region—affectionately called Pete—was arrested multiple times for weapons, stolen cars and possession of drugs. Pete got county time and probation at the age of 18.

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Stronger, Fitter, Faster: Olivia Wilson


When last year’s CrossFit Games Open rolled around, Olivia Wilson had only been doing CrossFit for two months, and had never snatched 75 lb. more than once. After signing up to compete in the global, online competition she was faced with 13.1: a workout involving 30 snatches at 75 lb. Despite the daunting task, Wilson […]

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The Test of Fitness


Nearly 12 years ago, CrossFit Founder and CEO Greg Glassman defined fitness. In 2007, the first test to find the fittest man and woman on Earth was born: the CrossFit Games. “It’s as easy as this: if fitness can be defined and measured, then it can be tested, and we can, in turn, find the […]

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Count Down to The Open


It’s time to start thinking about the CrossFit Open. In the meantime, watch the Olympics. If you can see this, your browser doesn’t understand iframes. <a href=”” data-mce-href=””> to the widget.</a>

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