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The competitive CrossFit season is about to kick off. Here’s how to get involved
After a disruptive (and controversial) 2020, CrossFit will be back with a bang in 2021. Now under Eric Roza’s new leadership, CrossFit Inc plans to kick off the competitive season early, with the Open resuming its traditional slot in February – the first step on the path to the... Read more
Last Man Standing postpones all 2020 events
Organisers of the popular Last Man Standing functional fitness event series have postponed all 2020 events scheduled for the remainder of the season due to the global Covid-19 outbreak. An expanded national event series consisting of six events is slated to commence in May 2021, starting at Marks Park... Read more
How SA’s Fittest Man is training through lockdown
Jason Smith is South Africa’s Fittest Man – he’s a multiple SA CrossFit champion and a three-time CrossFit Games athlete – the pinnacle of the sport globally. And with the 2020 Reebok CrossFit Games, which are scheduled to go ahead from 29 July to 2 August, not yet cancelled... Read more
Find the perfect CrossFit box
If you plan to join a CrossFit box, you’re spoilt for choice. According to CrossFit HQ, in 2019 there were over 130 affiliates operating in South Africa. While location is an obvious factor in your decision, if you live in a major city you probably have access to numerous... Read more
A CrossFit coach explains why high-intensity workouts are best for fat loss
CrossFit consists of constantly varied, high-intensity, functional movements. There are no routines and no isolation exercises. Rather, the focus is on compound exercises or full-body movements, which are performed in short bursts, at maximal effort. Targets the entire body “A simple example would be the benchmark workout – Fran... Read more
[FEB] CrossFit® Fittest in Cape Town
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE For more information, visit fittestincapetown.com. Date: 6-9 February 2020 This popular 4-day event will return to the Green Point Athletics Stadium as the main venue in 2020. It once again forms part of 28 global Sanctioned Events, where the winning female,... Read more
Reign large in the CrossFit arena with the UA Tribase™
The TriBase™ Reign, Under Armours’ global CrossFit shoe, has just dropped! Designed specifically for functional fitness, high-intensity training and weightlifting, this minimal shoe is lower to the ground to give athletes the ability to seamlessly transfer power from the ground into their intended movement. Natural movement With a 2mm... Read more
International athletes dominate 2019 FICT
The South African CrossFit community had high hopes of a local upset at this weekend’s CrossFit Fittest in Cape Town (FICT) sanctioned invitational qualifier, but the experience and prowess of the international athletes who travelled to the Mother City proved too much. On the hunt for a spot at... Read more
Next-level CrossFit recovery
Training for and competing in CrossFit competitions places significant physical stress on the body, which is why athletes need to pay special attention to their recovery requirements during the competitive season. The start of the year is always a busy time for competitive CrossFit athletes. After the build-up and... Read more
[MAY] Last Man Standing team event
Date: 24-26 May 2019 Last Man Standing is an event for the community, by the community. The concept has grown from a single event activation in 2014 into a brand that represents the lifestyle, generating year-round activity through its live events, global online events and its engagement with community... Read more