Programming CrossFit Athletes

How to Program Fitness Training After The CrossFit Open
How to Program Fitness Training After The CrossFit Open

The period following the conclusion of the CrossFit Open is a critical time for fitness coaches who have clients or athletes competing in...

by Stephen Sizer

How Functional Bodybuilding Builds The Base For CrossFit
How Functional Bodybuilding Builds The Base For CrossFit

High intensity workouts can be effective at preparing for CrossFit Competition, but only to a certain extent and for a limited time. If...

by Stephen Sizer

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

5 Major Programming Mistakes of Novice Fitness Coaches
5 Major Programming Mistakes of Novice Fitness Coaches

Coaching athletes is challenging work, programming for them, even more so. However, we sat down with the 2007 Fittest Man on Earth and OPEX...

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

4 Tests To Determine The Best Training Program For CrossFit Athletes
4 Tests To Determine The Best Training Program For CrossFit Athletes

Having trouble finding or developing a series of repeatable tests for your CrossFit Athletes? OPEX Fitness Founder and 2007 Fittest Man on...

by Stephen Sizer

The Most Important Thing You Should Do After The CrossFit; Open
The Most Important Thing You Should Do After The CrossFit; Open

With the 2018 CrossFit Open finally over, many CrossFit athletes out there are all asking the same question: What should I do next? The...

by Stephen Sizer

4 Key Journal Strategies for Athletes
4 Key Journal Strategies for Athletes

The practice of journaling, writing down and reflecting on your thoughts, can be an incredibly useful tool for an athlete as they attempt to...

by Stephen Sizer

Re-doing CrossFit Open Workout 18.2? You MUST Cool Down First
Re-doing CrossFit Open Workout 18.2? You MUST Cool Down First

18.2 + 18.2a is intense, brutal, and quick. There will be a lot of toxins built up in your body, especially your legs. Once you have...

by Mike Lee

6 Mistakes CrossFit Coaches Make And How to Fix Them
6 Mistakes CrossFit Coaches Make And How to Fix Them

We have worked with thousands of CrossFit Coaches around the world and speak to them daily about their goals and struggles. Inside these...

by Stephen Sizer


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