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When My Fittest Friend Asked Me For Motivation, Here’s What I Told Her

When My Fittest Friend Asked Me For Motivation, Here’s What I Told Her

One of my friends—she just happens to be my fittest friend—recently asked me for some workout motivation. She started a new job, so her workout routine changed from a group/class setting to working out mostly on her own. She’s usually the […]

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This CrossFit-Inspired Workout Is All About the Number 20

This CrossFit-Inspired Workout Is All About the Number 20

You can absolutely get a kick-ass, leave-you-breathless-on-the-floor, muscles-on-fire workout at home, and you don’t need a ton of time either. This CrossFit-inspired workout can be done in about 15 minutes, and all you need is a pair of dumbbells and …

Struggling With Push-Ups? This Tip Will Get You Off Your Knees

Struggling With Push-Ups? This Tip Will Get You Off Your Knees

In high school, my gym teacher referred to push-ups with your knees on the floor as “girl push-ups.” WTH?! It’s up there with “you run like a girl” and utterly pisses me off. It sends the message that women aren’t strong enough to do traditional push-u…

6 Ways to Burn More Calories Doing Bodyweight Exercises

6 Ways to Burn More Calories Doing Bodyweight Exercises

Doing bodyweight exercises as opposed to using machines or equipment is one of the most efficient ways to build muscle and burn fat because these moves challenge your sense of balance and require firing up more muscles at one time, including your core….

Get Insanely Ripped Abs With This 10-Minute CrossFit Workout

Get Insanely Ripped Abs With This 10-Minute CrossFit Workout

Abs are mostly made in the kitchen, but you can help speed the process along by doing high-intensity workouts that burn calories and build muscle. This is one aspect of every CrossFit workout, which is why even though CrossFitters rarely spend time sol…

This CrossFit Exercise Is One of the Most Effective Ways to Tone Your Abs

This CrossFit Exercise Is One of the Most Effective Ways to Tone Your Abs

What you’ve heard about CrossFit is true. It’s incredibly hard and the workouts can leave you panting on the floor in pain, questioning why the hell you paid money for this, but I’ve never found another workout that has made me feel more badass and str…

After 18 Years of Running, I Gave It All Up For CrossFit

After 18 Years of Running, I Gave It All Up For CrossFit

Like a lot of people, I started running to lose weight. That was in 1998, when I was a junior in college, battling the 40-plus pounds I’d gained from my diet of pasta, french fries, and Sour Patch Kids. It took me over five years to lose the weight, bu…

This Daddy-Daughter CrossFit Moment Will Melt Your Ice-Cold Heart

This Daddy-Daughter CrossFit Moment Will Melt Your Ice-Cold Heart

Long week? Just watch this video. Cue: swooning.

via @gregmountain Like father like daughter. Never too early to learn gymnastics skills. #crossfit #crosstown #toestobar #crossfitkids @crossfit @crossfitkids
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Here’s Ashley Graham, Just Casually Flipping a Monster Truck Tire

Here’s Ashley Graham, Just Casually Flipping a Monster Truck Tire

Ashley Graham is showing the world who’s boss with her latest fitness achievement, documented on Instagram.

My tire game 💪🏽 @tiny_dp

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The 29-year-old model has been working her booty off at Dogpound gym in NYC, and it’s paying off – she’s showing off Incredible Hulk-status strength flipping that tire! And honestly, the only thing better than watching her show off her hard-earned strength is seeing the victory dance after.

I Did 100 Burpees a Day For 2 Weeks and This Is What Happened

I Did 100 Burpees a Day For 2 Weeks and This Is What Happened

I was used to suffering through burpees during CrossFit classes, but one day I showed up and the WOD (workout of the day) was 100 burpees for time. I thought my coach was joking. I mean, I’ve definitely done over 100 burpees in a workout before, but t…