functional fitness

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.
When we lose sight of simplicity, our so-called functional training can actually backfire.
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.
The ability to escape a dangerous situation is the most serious display of functional fitness, but our fitness comes in to play in all aspects of our day.
Sometimes we get caught in a trap of coaching the coachable. Nurturing the rock stars, while we allow the less coachable to fade.
Mixing and matching from boxes and CrossFit celebs is a prescription for failure. Seeking out the most heinous crush-fest is just plain reckless.
An on-ramp teaches foundational movements, but it also teaches the language of CrossFit, lowers injury rates, and welcomes clients into your culture.
Your mission as a CrossFit coach is to challenge the client in your gym, get them stronger, and lead them on the path to mastery and competence.
Structuring the benchmark Girls as time-constrained tests provides a method to help your athletes mature into accomplished CrossFitters.
Cry, bleed, vomit, but don’t stop. And, yes, if you find the idea of breaking your neck a problem, we don’t care to associate with your kind.
I have proven for the third time that I am one of the twenty fittest men in the world. I’ll be damned. I’ll take that.
Overnight we went from a world where everybody could claim to be a CrossFit coach to a world where nobody can.