Functional Fitness

This year's season is poised to be an exciting mix of big-name athletes and relative unknowns.
CrossFit can be full of expensive fads, but these five products are definitely not worth your hard-earned cash.
There's no reason you can’t give yourself every possible advantage - starting right now.
The vibe comes from the people. If you get an us-vs-you feeling, you are likely not going to come back.
Double unders will not appear in a WOD. Nor will pull ups, toes-to-bar, or muscle ups.
From the Kevin Ogar accident to Grid, 2014 has been an eventful year for the CrossFit community.
Bubble athletes, say goodbye to regionals. The bubble just moved 28 spots up the leaderboard.
This is not your average CrossFit holiday wish list, folks. Box owners, this is your client’s wish list.
Does doing a really hard workout “honor” someone killed in battle? No. So what are we left with?
The benefit of an EMOM is not to mix and match tasks, but to train energy systems and skills, and train you to work.
While it comes down to individual needs and goals, there are good reasons to switch gyms, and bad reasons.
Raising a son who has autism and dealing with a shoulder injury taught me CrossFit isn't just about presses and kipping pull ups.
Just because we may have pumped a little life into weightlifting, doesn’t mean we get to trample on its traditions.
At the start, it seems like the trajectory can only ever be up. Then we hit a wall. It’s called burnout.
Along came the CrossFit Games. As the sport grew, so did a noticeable caste system within many boxes.
Any comparisons of The Box’s cover photo and real photos of Camille seem to reveal a body much different.
Who we teach our children and young athletes to admire is who they will admire and who they will become.
Sometimes we get caught in a trap of coaching the coachable. Nurturing the rock stars, while we allow the less coachable to fade.