functional fitness

I'm a yoga teacher who teaches mobility at a CrossFit box. I love the community, but have some issues with the program. We all need some honest feedback from the outside from time to time.
There's been a lot of ruckus surrounding CrossFit and rhabdo lately. But it is even about rhabdo? Or is it more about our attitude as CrossFitters?
"I want to open a CrossFit/training facility/studio. I’m gonna share it with everybody and I am going to be awesome." Oh, yeah? Great. So, how do you feel about working a commission-only sales job?
Birthday WODS, and their ilk, are just an indicator or a much larger issue - you don’t program. Think about it. If you have room in your schedule for birthday WODS, then you don’t have a schedule.
Many athletes may wonder why they are not able to lift more than the person next to them. Let's look at different body types and how to work with your genetic musculature to make strength gains.
CrossFit Media knows a good picture when they see it. They know what translates into likes, shares, and page views. What they don’t know is the emotional response at the other end of the photo.
For many that having "Rx" written next to their name on the whiteboard is more important than skill, form, or ability. But it should never be your number one goal in any given workout and here's why.
The idea you can take an L1 course just a CrossFitter on a Saturday morning and emerge Sunday afternoon a coach is pure fantasy. I know this because I was the world’s worst CrossFit coach for 2 years.
If the future is that affiliates are going to build bigger and fancier boxes, filled with various types of machines, aren’t they just the same thing as before, just with slightly different exercises?
So what are the rules when it comes to video submissions and the judging of same? The official rulebook is silent on this and it seems like there is no governance of the video submissions at all.
Cheryl Nasso competed in the 2011 CrossFit Games, but for decades before she struggled with a life-threatening eating disorder. She credits the discovery of CrossFit for changing everything.
This week - a look at individuals getting teams qualified for the Games and the fact that CrossFit is the only sports that allows do-overs.
When I found CrossFit in 2010 it was exactly what I needed, having only a year of sobriety under my belt. But before long I ventured on to my next challenge - competing in a physique competition.
CrossFit has exploded into a high-profile sport. That means they need to go full pro and lose the inbreeding. What do I mean by that? Read on.
Over the next four weeks, my articles will take an honest look at the CrossFit Open. How it works, how it doesn’t work, and ultimately, some suggestions as to how it can be fixed.
Bodybuilders have long been ridiculed within CrossFit by those who seem to believe they train better, harder, and more effectively. But is that reality? And what can we all learn from them?
My life changed on May 13, 2011. It was my first day in a treatment center for an eating disorder. It changed again on December 5, 2011 when I discovered CrossFit.