functional fitness

Rather than say there is no problem, I would much rather see a conversation around long-term fitness that allows CrossFit participants to remain injury free.
Recently researchers released one of the first scientific studies on injuries in CrossFit, but they decided to replace the laboratory with online CrossFit forums.
What I am asking for is that we invoke that same sense of honor and tribute when “Amanda” is done as when "Murph," "Badger," or "Michael" comes up in the feed.
I do not believe that every person in CrossFit is using steroids. The reason for this I hope can be explained in this article about natural hormone increases brought on by heavy resistance training.
Recently I had a chance to attend a local CrossFit competition. Here is my rundown of the the good, the bad, and the ugly.
Criticism is not tantamount to hate. I would suggest it is the opposite. I love CrossFit. If I didn’t, I simply wouldn’t care about sumo deadlift high pulls or crotch shots.
Old-school training is gaining popularity and might be fun, but it also has its pitfalls. Here are my thoughts on old vs. new school, and my rules for training old school safely.
On any given day, there's a 50% chance that I’m going to have a CrossFitter on my schedule. How important is the handstand push up, really?
It’s okay to admit something isn’t working and pull it from the shelves. So then, my question is, why is the sumo deadlift high pull (SDHP) still around?
Burpees, wall balls, double unders, handstand push ups - what makes CrossFitters do what they do? A new study takes a look at what motivates the CrossFit athlete.
Fitness throwdowns and competitions have literally exploded. And in some cases s#$% is out of control. Here's what NOT to include in your competition, and some advice on how to organize a good event.
Yes, I’m talking to you with the three-AbMat-scaled, snatch-width grip hand placement, butchered kipping handstand push up.
This past week Reebok sent me to the Netherlands to compete in the Lowlands Throwdown. It was also the worst week of my life. Perhaps life is more like CrossFit than I realized.
Why is there a subculture of skinny-hawking bikini-body programming starting to creep up at CrossFit boxes? I happened upon a box’s website the other day and found this: 2013 BIKINI CHALLENGE.
It's important that you understand your clients' bodies so you can coach them properly. Here's a quick primer on some basics and how they are relevant to movements.
I love my CrossFit Murdock family. I know the strength and endurance I achieved from the six solid months I was going there saved my life through this journey known as breast cancer.
Shana Alverson critiqued CrossFit and had her post deleted. Why is this a big deal and why should others get involved? Let me explain.