masters athletes

This last week when the Masters Qualifier workouts were announced, you would have thought someone threw a bag of kittens into a river.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the seven most popular articles of the week. This week: the scapula, holding a freestanding handstand, hypermobility, and more!
I am going to rage against the dying of the light. Pick up the bar. Grab the rings. Squat heavy, and often. Look aging in the face and laugh. I will not go gentle into that dark night.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the seven most popular articles of the week. This week: martial arts for children, fitness questions, the kettlebell snatch, and more!
An update and clarification on what happened in the Kevin Ogar accident, as well as my assessment of the new set-up of the master's level competition for the CrossFit Games Open.
This is no ordinary 64-year-old. This is a man who used to be overweight and out of shape. Until, at the age of 55, he decided to do something about it.
A new study explored the best way to improve running economy in masters athletes, and it looks like heavy lifting is the way to go.
Watch as 86-year-old Johanna Quass stuns the TV presenters with the strength, skill, and beauty of her parallel bar routine, followed by an equally incredible floor routine.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week: female body image, masters athletes, lower back pain, yoga and more!
It seems a shame to me there is no masters event at the regional level in the current CrossFit games competition structure. I think CFHQ would do well to invite its senior athletes to Regionals.
This week there was some controversy over the prize purse for masters athletes. One Facebook comment fired me up. Here's what I have to say to all the Ryan McGrottys out there.
How is masters competition different from regular, open competitions? I spoke with weightlifting competitors this past weekend and came up with three key differences.
Shortly after I started CrossFit, I decided to stop avoiding pain during workouts and take myself to my limit. After that everything improved. It all reminds me of a Star Trek episode I saw once.
This week I started thinking about our "CrossFit Heroes." Mine is Amanda Miller, a remarkable athlete who I can emulate, as an athlete, a coach, and even a person. That's what a hero should be.
Does being in your 30s and 40s mean your athletic performance has to decline? Not necessarily - science looks at duathlon competitors and baseball players and examines the facts.
We here about athletes coming out of retirement to make comeback all the time. Why do they do this? Is it actually a good thing? And might we consider it ourselves as we get older?
As women age finding a workout that increases functional fitness, as well as strength and power, is essential to overall health and wellness.