Top 3 Reasons CrossFitters Should Practice Yoga

1. Breath Control CrossFitters have no problem throwing down on an intense, heart-pounding WOD. But even the most advanced athlete can forget about using breath control, and it’s the secret to taking your metcon game to the next level. The athlete with the focus to control breath and heart rate has a distinct advantage over… Read more »

Introducing CF9 Run Club

#9Nation, it’s time for a little talk. A talk about fear.

Top Picks for “Murph” Gear

The annual CrossFit9 Memorial Day “Murph” is coming up Monday, May 29. Are you ready? Even if you’re a minimalist, a few strategic pieces of gear can help you through what’s often called “CrossFit’s hardest workout”. From CrossFit HQ: “Murph” For time: 1 mile Run 100 Pull-ups 200 Push-ups 300 Squats 1 mile Run In… Read more »

Featured Athlete: Brad Prescott

Masters Regional Qualifiers are upon us, and resident badass Brad Prescott is representing CrossFit9. No better time to sit down and see what makes this featured athlete tick. 

Road to Murph Challenge

“Murph”: In honor of Lt. Michael Murphy, killed June 28, 2005, in Afghanistan: 1-mile run 100 pull-ups 200 push-ups 300 squats 1-mile run Partition the pull-ups, push-ups, and squats as needed. Start and finish with a mile run. If you’ve got a twenty pound vest or body armor, wear it. Get “Murph”-Ready! CrossFit9 is one… Read more »

The Chase

There are as many goals to set in CrossFit as there are those who practice it. But in the end, CrossFit is simply the pursuit of progress.

Mark’s CrossFit9 Story

It started with a promise I made to myself. I vividly remember that I took a glimpse in the mirror. I hardly recognized myself. I used to be athletic when I was younger and I came to realize I had really let myself go physically. At the time I was suffering from chronic back spasms… Read more »

2014: 3…2…1… GO!

We hope that daring to set the bar high at in 2014 will inspire you do so in your life outside the box, too. We’re wishing you the healthiest, happiest year yet! 3… 2… 1… GO!