Damn Diane It’s Friday afternoon at CrossFit Nanaimo in British Columbia. The gym is oddly quiet for a competition. All eyes are intently watching Patrick Vellner blaze through Damn Diane, event 3 of the 2020 CrossFit Games. He does his first set of deadlifts with speed and ease, before breaking up his first set of 15 […]
The Morning Chalk Up was able to get an exclusive interview with both Mathew Fraser and Tia-Clair Toomey after their dominating performances during the 2020 CrossFit Games online stage this past weekend. Here are three things that we took away from those interviews from Fraser’s garage gym in Cookeville, TN. It’s a team effort: Both Fraser […]
Lat strength is incredibly important for CrossFit athletes. I commonly describe this muscle as the glutes of the upper body. In so many movements performed by fitness athletes, the lats are the prime mover and also protect joints such as the shoulder from unnecessary stress….
We’re now a few days removed from the first ever online portion of the CrossFit Games, and now that we’ve had some time to rest and digest from the weekend’s action there are some results that stand above the rest as the biggest surprises from the round one. The big picture: Not all of these […]
In early July, Born Primitive ran a campaign for healthcare professionals called the 1000 Heroes Project. The campaign asked people to nominate those in the profession that were the unsung heroes during the COVID-19 pandemic. Why it matters: Born Primitive rewarded the first 1000 health care workers nominated with limited edition 1000 Heroes Project bras […]