functional fitness

It's refreshing not just to see the glamor, but also the grit and the grief that inevitably comes along the way.
I enjoy reading articles by the Breaking Muscle coaches about their perspective on the Games. From them, three common themes emerge.
Here are all the 2014 CrossFit Games individual workouts all in once place. We've also added our notes on scaling and strategy so anyone can attempt these.
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?
Here are all the 2014 CrossFit Games team workouts all in once place, along with our notes on how to adapt and strategize.
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?