YouTube can be a very educational website. If you do the right research, it can teach you a lot of things including how to stay fit. 

Here now are 5 YouTube channels worth checking out if you are into fitness.


This YouTube Channel is the official site for CrossFit® videos. Its an amazing resource that I highly recommend you checking out regularly. This YouTube Channel demonstrates its inclusive philosophy by posting videos for everyone: from introductions to CrossFit, to inspiration for athletes, to weightlifting how-tos. This channel is for everyone from people curious about CrossFit to elite CrossFit athletes.



Kelly Starrett’s YouTube Channel focuses on MobilityWOD which is billed as the ultimate guide to resolving pain, preventing injury and optimizing athletic performance. This YouTube Channel helps viewers increase flexibility and treat injuries through stretches and exercises that hone in on every joint. Starrett also helps his viewers deal with everyday pain, such as sitting through long flights in cramped airplanes. If you have any tightness or mobility issues you definitely need to check out Kelly's entertaining videos.



Barbell Shrugged is recorded as a podcast but includes beautifully shot video that makes watching this CrossFit talk show even more enjoyable. Every Wednesday the Barbell Shrugged crew talks about CrossFit, strength, conditioning and throws in good-natured humor that keeps viewers coming back. Check out Barbell Shrugged’s YouTube Channel to learn about the sport of CrossFit from an entertaining angle.


Pat Flynn’s YouTube Channel offers an “intelligent approach to strength, conditioning and lifestyle augmentation.” Flynn’s videos are comprehensive, covering topics from the Paleo Diet to workout tips. A majority of the videos are detailed weightlifting tutorials in which Flynn walks his viewers through various kettlebell workouts and techniques.


Hookgrip’s YouTube Channel is all about Olympic-style weightlifting. Viewers tune into this channel to see Olympic weightlifters in action and to learn more about professional weight lifting techniques. A handful of videos on Hookgrip’s channel offer slow-motion views of lifts, offering viewers a close-up look at expert weight lifting.

Happy viewing,

Coach Graham


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What was the most interesting thing you did this weekend?

Warm-Up 8

Rowing Technique
Foam Roll
2 x 10
Ring Rows
Ring Pushups

Push Press (MAX EFFORT)

Take 15 minutes to build to a new 1-RM Push Press

Elizabeth (Time)

Clean, 135# / 95#
Ring Dips

Cut Season Cash Out

Tabata Squats - Bottom to bottom (20 seconds of super fast squats, then 10 seconds of rest sitting at the bottom of the squat - repeat for 8 rounds)

Out of Town WOD

1 mile run - for time


CrossFit Journal: The Performance-Based Lifestyle Resource