functional fitness

If you aren’t an athlete and you don’t compete, there simply isn’t any reason for you to be injured - ever.
The road to the 2014 Games was different than in previous years, with the addition of the Masters Qualifier, a new training mindset, and being a year older.
This last week when the Masters Qualifier workouts were announced, you would have thought someone threw a bag of kittens into a river.
I once heard a comedian say, “There is a weirdo on every city bus…and if there isn’t, you’re it.”
I don’t do CrossFit. I don’t teach CrossFit. I don’t recommend CrossFit. But if you do it, love it, and learn from it, then I’m genuinely happy for you for all of that.
Serious CrossFit Games contenders are signing with the NPFL. It may be time for CrossFit to discover diplomacy.
Did you participate in the Open this year? What did you learn from making that choice?
Everyone is a coach, everyone is a strategist, but frankly, your game is your game.
While I’ve had success helping aspiring athletes, I derive the greatest pleasure from helping the family man or woman.
Fourteen judges clicked good on a video submission that had the world-record score, which means, clearly, they did not watch this video.
Years ago, I began implementing dedicated strength training along with the CrossFit template design. As a result, I noticed that my clients’ loading moved closer to what was prescribed.
From the announcement to the workout itself there were a variety of perplexing moments. Here is the definitive collection of accumulated 14.3 official "WTF?" moments.
Being strong is being free. The fitter we are, the more freedom we have. The more freedom we have, the happier we are and the closer to self-actualization we get.
History remembers Jackie Robinson at the man who broke through, but to be fair, it was Branch Rickey who was the visionary. CrossFit, Inc. had such a chance to be visionary, but they played it safe.
Your position on the leaderboard and in your box is completely arbitrary, based on the huge variable that is everyone else. Why would you define yourself according to variables you cannot control?
Last weekend. I had the opportunity to put on a seminar in Texas. While I was there, I rediscovered why I fell in love with CrossFit to begin with.
I am going to rage against the dying of the light. Pick up the bar. Grab the rings. Squat heavy, and often. Look aging in the face and laugh. I will not go gentle into that dark night.