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How To Know When To Retire As An Athlete
How To Know When To Retire As An Athlete

Determining the right time to retire from high level competition can be a tricky and emotional subject. OPEX Director of Coaching Mike Lee...

by Stephen Sizer

How to Train for the Complexities of the CrossFit® Regionals
How to Train for the Complexities of the CrossFit® Regionals

What kind of training do CrossFit© Athletes engage in to prepare for the CrossFit© Regionals after the CrossFit® Open? Discover the...

by Stephen Sizer

Mindset Training Strategies for Competitive Athletes
Mindset Training Strategies for Competitive Athletes

When one thinks about athletic competition, they usually think about it’s physical elements rather than the mental and emotional...

by Matt Connolly

More Isn’t Better: How to Avoid Overtraining After the CrossFit® Open
More Isn’t Better: How to Avoid Overtraining After the CrossFit® Open

Due to the nature of CrossFit® Competition, CrossFit® Athletes of all caliber are prone to overtraining. Learn about the dangers of...

by Stephen Sizer

Start ‘Em Young: The Best Athletic Progression for Kids into Adults
Start ‘Em Young: The Best Athletic Progression for Kids into Adults

Athlete’s aren’t born, they are made and they are made young. OPEX Fitness Founder and 2007 Fittest Man on Earth James FitzGerald shares...

by James Fitzgerald

How to Coach and Prepare Teens for Competitive CrossFit®
How to Coach and Prepare Teens for Competitive CrossFit®

The CrossFit® Online Qualifiers for Teen athletes has finally come to close. OPEX HQ Coaches saw tremendous successes with their teen...

by Stephen Sizer

How Long Does it Take to Make it to the CrossFit Regionals?
How Long Does it Take to Make it to the CrossFit Regionals?

IIn order to be successful in competitive CrossFit, persistence is required. Yes, it’s a cliche. But it’s a cliche because it’s true....

by Will Trujillo

POST CrossFit® Open Training Tips From OPEX Director of Coaching Mike Lee
POST CrossFit® Open Training Tips From OPEX Director of Coaching Mike Lee

Need some help jumpstarting your training in preparation for the next CrossFit competitive season? Our very own Mike Lee will provide some...

by Mike Lee

Tips For CrossFit Open Workout 18.5
Tips For CrossFit Open Workout 18.5

OPEX Head Coach Sam Smith and OPEX Director of Coaching Mike Lee want to share with you some useful tips and strategies for CrossFit Open...

by Stephen Sizer

CrossFit Open Workout 18.4 Recap: You Need to Improve Your Deadlift
CrossFit Open Workout 18.4 Recap: You Need to Improve Your Deadlift

OPEX Head Coach Matt Springer weighs in on CrossFit Open Workout 18.4 as well as how athletes and coaches can learn from this past...

by Stephen Sizer


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