Hamburg-based Suprfit-Athlete Elli Hachmann during the 2015 Cry Me A River Challenge

3 Exercises To Improve Your Snatch Technique

The Snatch can be one of the most complicated lifts. Some days you might have no misses and one day and miss every single rep. Training technique is vital when it comes to the olympic lifts. Here are a few ways you can improve in the snatch…

Hamburg-based Suprfit-Athlete Elli Hachmann during the 2015 Cry Me A River Challenge
Hamburg-based Suprfit-Athlete Elli Hachmann during the 2015 Cry Me A River Challenge (Photo Credit: Volker Brehme)

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Athlete´s Interview: Hilary Riordan

Now that the dust from the Regionals has settled, we met up with Suprfit-Athlete Hilary Riordan to speak with her about her achievements in 2015 so far and the goals for the rest of the year.

Read here who the likeable athlete from Clonakilty (IRE) sees her own progress and what advice she has for abitious young Crossfit athletes!

Suprfit Athlete Hilary Riordan during this year´s Crossfit Meridian Regionals in Copenhagen
Suprfit Athlete Hilary Riordan during this year´s Crossfit Meridian Regionals in Copenhagen

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There are more parallels between CrossFit and Yoga than you might think!

Why CrossFit and Yoga are the perfect match!

People say they’re not fit enough for CrossFit just as much as they say they aren’t flexible enough for Yoga. That’s like saying you’re too dirty to take a bath!

We train CrossFit to not “suck at life” as much as we do Yoga to not “get stuck” in life (or our joints, for that matter). And while our body is just the vehicle, our mind is the engine that can make you or break you (literally). Have you ever done a great workout with a negative mindset? Yah, me neither.

Same with Yoga. It’s not what you can do, it’s how you do it that makes you the better Athlete.

You’d think CrossFit and Yoga could not be more opposite. Well, on the outside that may seem so. Looking more closely, however, they have more in common and compliment each other more than you might expect….

There are more parallels between CrossFit and Yoga than you might think!
There are more parallels between CrossFit and Yoga than you might think!

Here are 4 examples of how CrossFit and Yoga make the perfect match:

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Suprfit Advent Calendar

Christmas is getting closer, the first Advent is just around the corner and we from Suprfit Europe would like to say thank you all for your trust and support! For this reason we have something special for you – the Suprfit Europe Advent calendar 2014!

What present does CrossFit Santa have for you?
What present does CrossFit Santa have for you?

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Train like a CrossFit Hero

From the beginning, the aim of CrossFit has been to forge a broad, general, and inclusive fitness and to prepare for the unknown and unknowable. Our sport prescribes “constantly varied, high-intensity, functional movements” for our workouts. This type of programming is present in the training plans of elite, podium athletes, but also of mortals just like us. If you’ve ever wondered what I week of programming and training for life looks like, look no further. As a follow-up of last week’s guest blog by Rob Ottesen, we introduce to you his weekly training plan. Enjoy!

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Rob Ottesen Turkish Get-Up

Meet a CrossFit Hero

Hey everyone! We’re starting a new blog series where we’re going to introduce you to the growing community of CrossFit in Germany and Europe. We mark the start of this project with a guest blog from Rob Ottesen – a great athlete that is not only strong in body, but also in mind. Rob, or ROBO, is a soldier who has two long deployments behind his back. For his Military Service he doesn’t have to be fit. He has to be CrossFit. Learn more from his story…

Keep fit with CrossFit: Rob Ottesen in his Special Forces uniform
Keep fit with CrossFit: Rob Ottesen in his Special Forces uniform

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Top Moments of 2014 CrossFit Games

This year’s CrossFit Games offered fans and followers great entertainment and amazing performances from old and young, teams and individuals. For the first time Camille Leblanc-Bazinet was able to climb to the top and now holds the title “Fittest Woman on Earth”. Rich Froning stays the fittest man on Earth for the fourth time in a row. What a surprise! Not.

During one week of competing and fighting through grueling events designed by your beloved Dave Castro we saw elite athletes have their ups and downs, but never giving up. We’ve decided to share with you some of our favorite moments from the CrossFit Games 2014. (more…)

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The Hottest CrossFit Women

You’ve seen articles like this one many times before. “Top 10 CrossFit Hotties”, “Top 5 Women that Lift More Than You and Still Look Perfect Doing So”. And every time in those articles you stumble upon the same old names – Annie Thorisdottir, Julie Founcher, Andrea Ager, Christmas Abbott, Camille Leblanc-Bazinet and so on and so on… (more…)

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Suprfit watches the CrossFit Games

Oh no, he didn’t!

But yes, he did. Dave Castro was able to surprise athletes and spectators again with great programming, new movements and well-planned workouts. The master mind behind the CrossFit Games never seems to disappoint us when it comes to the workouts awaiting hundreds of individual and team athletes the next couple of days.

With all due respect but Mr. Castro might be the CrossFit Devil...
With all due respect but Mr. Castro might be the Devil…

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