The Dip

The push press, push jerk, and split jerk are some of our athletes’ favorite movements.  What’s not to love?  Moving heavy weight overhead makes one feel strong and able.  As good as they make us feel now though, we’re all still missing out on maximizing our potential because of error
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What about the abs?

As CrossFit trainers we get asked this question a lot.  Because the mainstream fitness model revolves around body building methods (isolation movements and machines) it is difficult for people to come to terms, at first, with CrossFit’s apparent abdominal neglect.  Go to any CrossFit
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5k what?

Yep, you heard us correctly.  And, no, it isn’t April Fools day.  We didn’t mispeak.  We rarely mispeak.  Why, then, is it that members always seem to question the validity of the 5k Run day?  Is running not an exercise?  Is a 5k run not a workout?  Hopefully the answer to both of tho
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Froning = Fitness

Surprise, surprise.  Rich Froning won the CrossFit Games for the third year in a row.  Without question we can say he is the fittest man on the planet.  The constantly varied format of the Games means that three completely different tests were thrown Froning’s way, and each time he ca
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Defining Health

“If you do not squat, your knees are not healthy regardless of how free of pain or discomfort you are.” -Greg Glassman This wonderful quote from Glass Glassman, founder of CrossFit, fits well with a discussion on health.  For our purposes it can also read “If you do not eat right and
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