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CrossFit for MMA: Pros and Cons

Mixed Martial Arts, MMA, is one of the most intense full-contact sports out there. Also referred to as cage fighting, it melds various martial arts and contact sports worldwide and incorporates grappling, striking, and ground...

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What Does ENOM Mean in CrossFit?

What Does EMOM Mean in CrossFit?

CrossFit is replete with a number of acronyms. Knowing what these are is essential to getting the most out of your workouts. EMOM simply means performing an exercise “Every Minute on the Minute“. Utilizing EMOM is a...

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What Does METCON Mean in CrossFit?

What Does Metcon Mean in CrossFit?

In CrossFit, Metcon is short for Metabolic Conditioning. At its most basic Metcon can be described as specific training and exercises that are focused on improving specific energy systems within your body. Many people use Metcon...

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What Does RX Mean in CrossFit?

What Does Rx Mean in CrossFit?

In CrossFit, Rx means “As Prescribed” in the context that the workout of the day (WOD) is performed by meeting three key criteria. Because Rx means “as prescribed,” when a WOD is Rx’d, it means that...

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What Does GHD Mean in CrossFit?

What Does GHD Mean in CrossFit?

GHD stands for Glute-Hamstring Developer (or Glute Ham Developer). In CrossFit, the glute-ham developer is used to strengthen the body’s core and posterior chain of muscles. The main moves include back and hip extensions and...

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What Does PR Mean in CrossFit?

What Does PR Mean in CrossFit?

When CrossFit athletes talk about PR, it simply means Personal Record. A Personal Record is when they have achieved a new high standard for a lift or workout in either weight, reps, or time. While the personal record is not the...

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CrossFit 101 Choosing a Box (Gym)

CrossFit 101: Choosing a Box (Gym)

CrossFit has many branches all over the world but there were very few when it started out. Now anyone can choose from numerous CrossFit gyms with a wide range of equipment, coaches, facilities, and quality. But there are some...

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