competition

Recently I had a chance to attend a local CrossFit competition. Here is my rundown of the the good, the bad, and the ugly.
Here are eight articles on how to predict, prepare, learn from, and analyze what makes a winner.
When I was an MMA fighter I had to sit my wife down and tell her I would be abstaining from our regular “adult time” activities for the month and half prior to my fight. This did not go over well.
Fitness throwdowns and competitions have literally exploded. And in some cases s#$% is out of control. Here's what NOT to include in your competition, and some advice on how to organize a good event.
The goal for this article is to provide you with some tips on safe weight cutting - not just for the full-time competitor but for the competitor who has to deal with work, family, or school.
One of the hardest subjects for people to grasp is timing their peak performance. Here is how I have prepared myself for everything from military recruit training to Ironman to the RKC.
This week - a look at individuals getting teams qualified for the Games and the fact that CrossFit is the only sports that allows do-overs.
While some jiu jitsu tournaments are more organized than others, for every competitor it is important to enter a tournament fully prepared both mentally and physically. Here are the biggest mistakes.
Over the next four weeks, my articles will take an honest look at the CrossFit Open. How it works, how it doesn’t work, and ultimately, some suggestions as to how it can be fixed.
The most important part of competition is learning. You can learn from victory and even more from defeat. What did you take away from the CrossFit Games this year and how you continuously improve?
At times during my active weightlifting career I was asked why I competed. What could I possibly get out of it? I got something people who are afraid to compete will never ever have in their lives.
I have for over the past few weeks gone down a deep wormhole about the measurement of output in a mixed piece of work - this "battery" I have spoken about for years now.
How is masters competition different from regular, open competitions? I spoke with weightlifting competitors this past weekend and came up with three key differences.
Organizing a BJJ tournament is so much work, so why do people do it? I spoke with Dan of Marmac Athletics to find out what he does and why he keeps doing it.
Competition can be a double-edged sword, and is an often-criticized part of CrossFit. Much of this can be avoided by asking a few simple questions, and doing some appropriate goal setting.
Join me in Project Mayhem. Find something that scares you and sign up for it. Look complacency in the eye and tell it to f' off. If you never feel pain, you're never really alive.
In addition to his bronze medal at the 2013 World Championships, Josh won silver in 2011 and bronze in 2010. When he returned from Long Beach, CA, we sat down and talked about his experience.