functional fitness

Place quality over quantity now so that you continue to make gains in strength, work capacity, mobility, and overall fitness.
We are analyzing the WODs and looking for ways to adapt them so that we can all join in this annual celebration of the power of CrossFit.
This is my third trip to the CrossFit Games. As such, I am in the experienced old-timer camp rather than the overly anxious first-time athlete category.
CrossFit affiliates are a multilevel marketing (MLM) dream come true. But MLM is not something that will benefit most affiliates or most people.
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?