Let’s talk about rope climbs! There are three different ways to get up a rope. Check them out and see which is the best method for you. 1. Spanish Wrap (demo from CrossFit) The Spanish Wrap is a beginner-friendly, more supported, and slower rope climbing style. This more secure style allows you to rely [...]
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Raising the bar on what it means to be a humble athlete, Kyle Boggs shares his story on learning something new with every workout and how that makes him better inside and outside the gym. What is your story? I’ve lived in Charleston for 12 years and have loved every minute of being in [...]
By Alan Shaw, Co-Founder and Head Coach of Rhapsody CrossFit They say the days are slow and years are fast. At Rhapsody CrossFit in Charleston, my experience is that the days are fast and the years are faster. The three of us can barely wrap our brains around celebrating our first anniversary. It seems [...]
If you stick to the same workout routine, eventually the lack of variety can hinder your progress. Here are three rut-busting tips to help you finagle and get past a workout funk: 1. Switch Things Up Building a consistent routine is excellent for creating sustainable habits. But over time, that same old, same old [...]
From woodworking to working out, Andrew Murray shares his story on finding community with Rhapsody CrossFit. What is your story? I’m originally from Florida and went to App State to study furniture design for a year. Some plans changed and I was unable to continue my degree there. I found out about the Charleston [...]
Summer is right around the corner. The days are longer, and we’re all spending more time having fun outside. A day spent outside in the sun and heat may be fun, but it can mess with your hydration and electrolyte levels. So what’s the best way to stay hydrated? The obvious choice that’s readily [...]
Guest post by Mollie Lipka I started CrossFit because I loved the aesthetic CrossFit athletes had. Anyone else? I’m sure I’m not alone. Regardless of my superficial reasons for starting CrossFit, I’m incredibly glad I did. I’ve enjoyed marked health improvements as my body and my mind have grown faster and stronger. I’m more confident, [...]
When you sign up for any group fitness option, it’s easy to assume that the person leading your workout is the best person for the job. But how do you know that you can trust this person with your health and fitness? One way is to figure out if this person is a fitness [...]
By Alan Shaw, Co-Owner and Head Coach of Rhapsody CrossFit Sweat. In the world of fitness, drips and drops are a universal symbol of work – whether you think of it as equity in or weakness out, sweat is the first sign that you showed up. At Rhapsody CrossFit, we are so big on [...]
No matter what activity you choose to pursue, it’s important to have the right gear to help you excel in your given area and also prevent injury or muscle strain. Part of that gear is selecting the right shoe for your chosen activity and, with so many options out there, it’s important to know [...]