functional fitness

What happens when and if the tide turns, and you’ve sunk your entire existence into the religion of CrossFit?
There is a tension in the world of CrossFit. The glee of growth versus the backstabbing, disloyal coaches that leave you to start their own affiliates.
I won't disagree that the kipping pull up looks silly and isn’t a real pull up, but I’m tired of reading criticisms based on shoulder mechanics that have zero basis in reality.
There was a time when Lindsey Valenzuela was not a household name in the world of functional fitness. But in 2011, she was simply “one to watch.”
There's no reason for a quality CrossFit box to suffer due to the crowd. Simply decide your product will be unmatchable.
When your breathing gets the hardest, when you are clamoring for breath, dig deep and go a little harder.
The hopper model relates to selecting workouts at random. Surely there are better ways to program CrossFit?
Are we truly crowned the Fittest on Earth or do we merely have the winner of a contest with a bunch of arbitrary variables?
What's up with the big names not qualifying for the Games? Rocky came back to win at the end of Rocky III. But only after he STFU and got to work.
At 42, Cheryl Brost is signing with the San Francisco Fire, one of the premier teams in the National Pro Fitness League.
It's easy to dismiss visitors as a nuisance or outsiders. But an opportunity for goodwill and community is being missed.
CrossFit’s mantra is “be better than yesterday” and there are a few specific members at your box that will help you achieve that.
Should you put an all-out effort into each rep? Or save enough strength for later reps?
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.”