James Williams

  • 10 things to do before and after a workout to get better results

    9 things to do before and after a workout to get better results

    It’s easy to workout. You put your clothes on. Get into your car. Drive to your gym. And then hit your class. HARD. But… if you’re a smart cookie, you may want to do a few things to improve your results. Specifically, these 9 things that we first saw over at our friends at www.gq.co.za […]

  • ‘I Hated Exercise—Now I’m a CrossFit Fiend’

    That was, of course, until she found Crossfit—a sport that changed her life, body, and mental health, too. Oh boy. We love this story from Womens Health Mag.  Her name is Charlotte Harper. A 27 year old communications support manager from London. Read this: My old habits Growing up, I completely lacked knowledge about nutrition. […]

  • CrossFit Open Workout 19.5 Has Been Revealed (FULL DETAILS)

    REVEALED: CrossFit Open Workout 19.5

    Yay. It’s finally here. The Crossfit Open 19.5. And it’s a a meaty one. Ready for it? Workout 19.5 33-27-21-15-9 reps for time of: 95-lb. thrusters Chest-to-bar pull-ups Time cap: 20 minutes This workout begins with the barbell on the floor and the athlete standing tall. After the call of “3, 2, 1 … go,” […]

  • What a CrossFit Athlete Eats in a Day — the Calorie Amount Will Astound You!

    What a CrossFit Athlete Eats in a Day — the Calorie Amount Will Astound You!

    As you know… CrossFit workouts are intense! And CrossFit athletes training for competition can work out for three or more hours a day, so they obviously need the proper fuel. Six-time CrossFit Games athlete Lauren Fisher is heading into competition season, and here’s what she shared over at POPSUGAR about what she eats on training […]

  • Why Everyone Should Enter The 2019 CrossFit Open

    Why Everyone Should Enter The 2019 CrossFit Open

    Many people feel like they aren’t ready, or aren’t good enough. Crossfitters ask themselves questions such as “Why should I pay more money to compete?”. Well, truth is… there’s a reason. And over at BoxRox where this article was first seen, is the answer. I’ve pasted it below for you to see. Here’s why it’s […]

  • Why I Am Able to Be Fit and Still Struggle With My Mental Health

    Why I Am Able to Be Fit and Still Struggle With My Mental Health

    Coming at you today is this refreshing and thought-provoking article from Yahoo. If you want to  view the original page, just click this link. Without further due, here we go…. As a competitive CrossFit athlete and fitness professional, people are often shocked when I open up to them about my struggles with mental illness, specifically […]

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    THE 6 MOST BRUTAL CROSSFIT WODS

    CrossFit workouts can be pretty brutal. They test the limits of your strength, speed and endurance, with or without a group setting. Hear mixed opinions about CrossFit? It’s worth it—but if you want to test yourself before you jump in feet-first, put yourself through these six ultra-demanding WODs—that’s CrossFit-speak for “workout of the day.”  And […]

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    4 Training Tips From Ben Smith

    Yes, I know. This article – that I dug up from the amazing Men’s Health Australia – is somewhat old. But, the 4 tips Crossfit games champion Ben Smith reveals is still as relevant today as it was yesterday… so… that means that we thought it was a good idea to share it with you. […]

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    The Surprising Way Mat Fraser Won the Reebok CrossFit Games

    Mat Fraser is now Fittest Man on Earth, besting 39 other insanely fit competitors to win the 2016 Reebok CrossFit Games. It all came down to his consistently killer scores in workouts like Murph—a pullup, pushup, squat, and 2-mile run gauntlet where competitors wear 20lb weight vests—and Double DT, a workout where you race through […]