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Working Out While Injured

As much as I would love to never have anyone get injured, it’s just not realistic to never expect injuries. Human beings, as capable as they are, still display quite a bit of fragility no matter what. Things are going to get pulled, strained, or ache. It’s just the natural result of life/poor decisions: sitting…

What Drives Results

The real reason we’re all in the gym: Results. We want something out of our fitness and/or our body composition. We want to be able to do something better or look better. Plain and simple. The problem with results is that we expect it to be this linear thing, and unless you’re a professional athlete…

Variance

There are three main tenets of CrossFit’s program. The definition of CrossFit is: constantly varied, functional movements at high intensity. Functional movements all these years later still gets mistaken by those outside the community and even some inside it. Intensity is also tough to explain especially to those that are not in the community. But,…

The Squat

I know it may not seem like it but there is plenty of method to the madness that is the CrossFit gallery of movements. Yes, even burpees have plenty of utility and purpose. The movement we’re going to discuss today is just your basic squat. It’s actually not even a movement really. It became that…

To Maintain, Lose, or Gain

The number on the scale has such a powerful meaning to most Americans. We obsess over it. Check it daily. “Be sure to do it first thing in the morning, you’ll be lighter,” countless friends have told you. “You gotta do it after you eat a normal meal, that’ll be more accurate,” people say. Who…

Should I Do the CrossFit Games Open?

I’ve heard this question ad nauseam since we’ve started announcing that the Open is fast approaching. It happens every year. “I’m just gonna waste $20.” “Oh, CrossFit HQ just wants my money.” “I’m not even gonna place.” I hear all the same reasons over and over too. I’ve been in the community since 2010 and…