Every Sunday we post the “Sunday Seven” so you can quickly see the seven most popular articles of the week. This week’s most popular posts cover benefits of kettlebells, novelty workouts, body types, eggs, knee injuries, jeans for athletic women, and hip mobility!
1. 3 Ways Kettlebells Make You Better at Sex (Pat Flynn)
I’ve been having sex for a number of months now and have learned a thing or two. What I want to talk about today is how physical exercise with a kettlebell can make you into a better performer.
2. The Slippery Slope of Novelty WODs in CrossFit (Patrick McCarty)
Birthday WODS, and their ilk, are just an indicator or a much larger issue – you don’t program. Think about it. If you have room in your schedule for birthday WODS, then you don’t have a schedule.
3. The CrossFit Dilemma: Why Can’t I Lift More Than THAT Person? (Amber Larsen)
Many athletes may wonder why they are not able to lift more than the person next to them. Let’s look at different body types and how to work with your genetic musculature to make strength gains.
4. The Great Egg Debate: 4 Reasons You Need to Stop Eating Eggs (Jeff Taraday)
Eggs. Nature’s perfect food, right? I used to think the same way, but with a wealth of incriminating evidence piling up, eggs have lost their luster for me.
5. What Your Butt-Winking Dog-Squat Is Doing to Your Poor Innocent Knees (Meghan Hackler)
Being a physical therapist and CrossFit coach allows me to look at movement from a unique perspective. In the CrossFit box, that look is visually painful most of the time
6. Product Review: COCABANG Jeans (Vanessa Bennington)
“I give up! I am never wearing jeans again! Who do they make these things for? Stick people?” Sound familiar? Then you’ll be happy to read about COCABANG jeans, designed especially for athletic women.
7. It’s All in the Hips: Hip Care 101 for BJJ Practitioners (Samuel Spiegelman)
Without proper mobility, performing some of the fundamental Brazilian jiu jitsu techniques and warm up movements will be very difficult. The focus of this article is on the hips.
Photo courtesy of CrossFit LA.