Not for everyone, but it is for anybody.

CrossFit in 100 words. Eat meat and vegetables, nuts and seeds, some fruit, little starch and no sugar. Keep intake to levels that will support exercise but not body fat. Practice and train major lifts: Deadlift, clean, squat, presses, C&J, and snatch. Similarly, master the basics of gymnastics: pull-ups,...

September 14, 2017

Your why.

Written by Tom Verman When we think of CrossFit, we think of the workouts, recovery, the programming, the RomWod, the nutrition and the maca. However cometh the time, cometh the mindset. Everything pales in comparison to the mindset during the crunch. You could have the athleticism of Rich Froning,...

July 4, 2017

“This is like buying a Ferrari for a 17 year old who has just passed their driving test”

Kipping pull ups! Is there anything more divisive in the fitness community than a CrossFitter kipping their pull ups? Is there anything a new CrossFitter wants more when they start than to nail out a solid set of 20 kipping pull ups, top off, in the sun – (maybe...

April 27, 2017

Drenched in sweat, bloody – but pumped with endorphins!

You ask, we deliver. Dive into a brilliant guest post from Coach Tom V. Ask any questions in the comments below and Tom will answer! There is nothing we love more as CrossFitters than going into the gym for an hour and coming out the other end drenched in...

March 22, 2017

Why you should be entering the Open.

First things first, what is the Open? The Open is the first stage of workouts you must pass before (if you’re elite) progressing to regionals and then (if you’re really, really elite) the CrossFit Games. The Open is 5 weeks and 5 workouts long. Workouts get released on Thursday...

February 23, 2017

#StrengthGains

We’ve come to the end of our 3 month strength cycle. We jumped back in straight after Christmas and you all rose to the challenge with some impressive results. One member saw an 18% increase in their back squat, another saw a 10% increase in their snatch, amazingly one...

January 13, 2017

Should you scale?

Scaling is an important tool to ensure that the stimulus required by a workout is maintained, no matter the level of athlete completing the workout. You may have noticed a goal time written on the board or BTWB and workouts recently with weight loading’s that are currently way out...

December 15, 2016

December: Dominating Double Unders

The December challenge is up, did you roll your eyes and groan when you saw the board? Double unders. As with many things in CrossFit, for most of us, this is a skill that is just going to take time. This means you just have to keep chipping away...

December 12, 2016

Pull Ups Part 2

As promised, here are some more exercises to add in to your training schedule to help you achieve those elusive pull ups. Along with scapula pull ups and negative pull ups, which I wrote about last time (you can find that here), some great exercises to add are ring rows,...

December 8, 2016

You gotta.. put in work work work work work!

Hi all, Welcome back to the Beowulf blog. For my first exercise focused blog I’m going to talk about something that has been up for discussion a lot recently within the Wulfpack. Pull Ups. Why are they so damn hard?? How or what can we do to finally achieve the...

October 31, 2016