How Bodybuilding Movements Can Make You a Better Crossfitter

November 27, 2023 by
Photo Credit: @bsmit13

In the CrossFit community “Bodybuilding” is often viewed negatively and is most often associated with a shortened range of motion on many movement (half reps), long rests, lack of functional movements, lack of mobility, and generally just unhealthy habits.

The CrossFit methodology has fortunately solved a lot of this, and we have created super humans that are functionally stronger, healthier, and have a broader-based fitness than the average bodybuilder, but that doesn’t mean that bodybuilding doesn’t have anything to offer us at all.

In fact, if you’ve been paying attention over the past year or so you would have noticed that the bench press is starting to slowly creep its way into CrossFit.

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