gender

"Sex sells” is nothing new, but why have so many women in the CrossFit world seemingly bought into that idea?
I don’t like man bashing, especially since my teammates at my gym are so awesome. But the fact is some guys are dicks.
A new study investigated how the lower body impacts running economy and helps (or hinders) performance.
In this inaugural episode of our radio show, we discuss BJJ, the learning process, taking risks, and living your passions.
History remembers Jackie Robinson at the man who broke through, but to be fair, it was Branch Rickey who was the visionary. CrossFit, Inc. had such a chance to be visionary, but they played it safe.
Women are flourishing in endurance sports, so much so that the term "chicking" has been coined for when a woman finishes ahead of the men. Are you a woman wanting to get into cycling? Then, read on.
It’s been about 6 months since the story broke that 2 male grapplers allegedly sexually assaulted their female teammate. What are we all doing to have a positive impact on our jiu jitsu world?
I'm a boxer, not a yogi. Yet, I find unlike other exercise, yoga makes me feel better after I do it. Here's why I think non-yogis, especially guys, should try it.
Many of the stereotypes in the grappling world about one or the other gender are often not necessarily accurate, in that the behaviors can be widely characteristic of both sexes.
New science shows that stress increases risk-taking in men and decreases risk-taking in women. What does this have to do with your workout? Read on to find out.
Gender issues in the gym can be divisive, but it doesn't have to be that way. How can men and women work together, and are there any lessons we can learn from each other?
I have never understood why group exercise is dominated by women participants. I have a few theories on why this is, in regards to dancing, ability to listen, and community.
I recently discovered that not much has been written on how to get women into BJJ, so I did some research and talked to women I know who practice the art. Here's what they had to share on the topic.
Let's assume for a minute that not all women's gyms promote pink 2-lb dumbbells. Could they have benefits for members, or are they discriminatory and old-fashioned?
I find it freeing that jiu jitsu allows me to express my masculine side. As women, we need to realize the way we've been socialize and our feminine behavior may not be appropriate in the gym.
If you're a man, imagine how your perspective on the world might differ if you were concerned for your physical safety pretty much all the time - and how it might affect your orientation to jiu jitsu.
An increase in the influence women bring to BJJ doesn’t have to be negative, and it doesn’t have to result in watered-down practices. Let me explain what we at WGC want to do for EVERYone.