Your position on the leaderboard and in your box is completely arbitrary, based on the huge variable that is everyone else. Why would you define yourself according to variables you cannot control?
Last weekend. I had the opportunity to put on a seminar in Texas. While I was there, I rediscovered why I fell in love with CrossFit to begin with.
I am going to rage against the dying of the light. Pick up the bar. Grab the rings. Squat heavy, and often. Look aging in the face and laugh. I will not go gentle into that dark night.
Shouldn’t we get excited when someone who is out of shape, unhealthy, overweight, weak, or recovering walks in to our box? That’s what this movement is supposed to be about.
When we are trying to get in as many reps as possible or get the lowest time, we may lose sight of our goals of getting fit, looking better, and continuing a healthy lifestyle.
I challenge every box reading this to program workouts for one month without high-rep Olympic lifts or touch-and-go deadlifts. There are so many workout options not being utilized.
What is the point of the “fittest gym” if the fittest gym is merely drafted? It’s nothing.
Let's take a look at the statistics of injury in weightlifting, the reality of the risk of competition in any sport, and then how one group of men empowered themselves to change a competition.
It's that time of year again. Thoughts are turning to the impending CrossFit Games Open. Here are ten opinions on the Open from those who have been there before.
Competition can do strange things to people. So here are some guidelines to help remind us how integrity can manifest itself within our behaviors, as athletes, coaches, or judges.
An update and clarification on what happened in the Kevin Ogar accident, as well as my assessment of the new set-up of the master's level competition for the CrossFit Games Open.
If you decide to judge, make sure you are fair. Be smart about how you make decisions. And ask questions of more experienced judges.
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