25 Important CrossFit Exercises (and How to RX them All in 2021)

SPLIT JERK

The Split Jerk is a movement that requires immense amounts of power and technique and in contrast with the push or power jerk, is used to lift the most weight. If you want to push your Clean and Jerk PR through the roof, perfect this technique.

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The Split Jerk in action

BARBELL ROW

The Barbell Row is one of the most effective assistance exercises you can do to increase your Squat, Bench Press and Deadlift. It will improve the strength of your back, hips and grip and even be useful for improving the power of your Pull Ups and Muscle Ups.

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barbell row techniqueSource: Stronglifts
Technique for the exercise

THRUSTER

A combined front squat and push press, this punishing exercise can be a real killer!

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Thrusters will set your legs on fire

PULL UP

The Pull Up is one of the classic physical tests of functional strength. Improve your ability today!

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bodyweight workouts female crossfitter pull up crossfit exercisesSource: RX'd Photography
Timeless and highly effective

RING MUSCLE UP

This tricky gymnastic exercise takes a great deal of effort to get right. With the right progressions and accessory exercises, you will have it mastered in no time!

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Annie Thorisdottir on the rings

BAR MUSCLE UP

The Bar Muscle Up is a tough exercise to get right! Use these technique tips and watch out for these common problems to avoid and you will get there in no time.

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gymnastic exercises brooke ence bar muscle upSource: RX'd Photography
Brooke on the bar

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