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The Muscles of the Hip

The hip is vast. It is without question the strongest region of the body. There are a number of muscles that contribute to its awesome power and we’re going to go over those today.  Any discussion of the hip muscles has to begin with the muscles found on the front side of the hip. Those…

Are You Doing CrossFit?

I suppose the best way to start this discussion is by going over exactly what is CrossFit? The actual definition put forth by Coach Glassman all those years ago was: constantly varied, functional movements, at high intensity. The standards were set and away we ran with it. However, we always seem to come back to…

Living on the Margins

I’ve been weighing and measuring my food for nearly a decade. I do it Monday through Friday without fail. Every meal. I’m 32 years old now and am just as lean, if not leaner, than I was at 22 years old. I limit my alcohol consumption to just the weekends and other than holidays or…

Listen to your Coach

CrossFit got started in the late 1990s out in Santa Cruz, California. As we all know up to that point in the fitness realm the extent of group classes was limited to Zumba or some type of aerobics step class. If you wanted to lift weights you had to go to the free weight area…