A CrossFit Games History Lesson

You may know the reigning champs, but do you know who won each year? And how it all started on a little farm in Northern California?

Fitness at 40: How to Train Hard and Play Smart

The most important thing to realize is that though you may feel like a young you, your body has other ideas.

A Closer Look at the Role of Mitochondria in Athletes

A recent editorial reviewed the role of the mitochondria in extreme situations such as high altitude and fasting.

"The Ancestral Table" (Book Review)

The recipes in Russ Crandall's cookbook are not strictly paleo, but that doesn't mean they're not delicious.

Is Weightlifting a Team Sport or an Individual Effort?

Team placing strategy can often conflict with individual ambitions. Let's break down how this can happen.

5 Essential Points of Preparation for Your Triathlon Swim

Whether you signed up for your first sprint triathlon or your tenth Ironman, you need to train properly to get ready for the best race of your life.

CrossFit Games 2014 Workout Analysis: Team Workouts

Here are all the 2014 CrossFit Games team workouts all in once place, along with our notes on how to adapt and strategize.

The Art of Heavy Lifting Without Overtraining

I've been training for the Iron Maiden Challenge. As a very small person, in order to achieve this goal I had to learn how to lift heavy on a regular basis without overtraining.

6 Practical Tips for Prioritizing Quality in CrossFit

Place quality over quantity now so that you continue to make gains in strength, work capacity, mobility, and overall fitness.

Tournament Preparation Pays Off (Athlete Journal 29)

Thirteen weeks of traveling, rolling, drilling, dieting, and killing my strength and conditioning program all came together this week at the New York Open.

My Case for Women Only Beginner BJJ Classes

I don’t like man bashing, especially since my teammates at my gym are so awesome. But the fact is some guys are dicks.

CrossFit Games 2014 Workout Analysis: Masters Workouts

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.

Some Pre-CrossFit Games Reflections From Carson

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.

4 Lessons Everyday Athletes Can Learn From Professional Athletes

Professional athletes have long known that the only “secrets” to success are to bust your ass daily and do it for years.

Multilevel Marketing Supplements and CrossFit

CrossFit affiliates are a multilevel marketing (MLM) dream come true. But MLM is not something that will benefit most affiliates or most people.

High-Protein Diet Better for Body Fat and Blood Sugar

Is more protein always better? Does working out make a difference? A unique new study explored these questions.

If You Want to Win, Face Your Fears (Athlete Journal 23)

Two weekends ago I traded my barbell for a pair of heels. It was a last-minute decision, but a good one.

How to Eat Healthy and Train Hard on the Road

Being on the road can be stressful, especially if it is because you are moving. Here are a few tips to keep your diet and fitness on track.

Training, Recovery, and Nutrition for the 40+ Runner

It’s been said many times by many coaches, that the wisest runners are those who train smarter, not harder

The Reality of Stretch Marks: My Body Will Never Be the Same

Ninety percent of pregnant women get stretch marks. I am in that group, but I'm learning to see them in a new light.

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