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
“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
Want to know a secret? Okay, cool, but you have to promise not to tell anyone else. Deal? This is how you get significantly better at CrossFit. DO THE CFK WARM-UP! Like the basic air squat, warm-ups are often overlooked and underestimated. If you aren’t taking it seriously, then
Most people tend to live their lives retrospectively. That is, they wait for things to play out before deciding to look back and make judgments about the choices that were made. This lifestyle can lead to missed opportunity and, possibly, bad choices. A little foresight can go a long
Another holiday, another successful event. The turn out for this year’s Memorial Day event was absolutely fantastic, and judging by the way most of your bodies were feeling the next day, it sounds like Murph definitely struck again. Given the awesome cause though, most will prob
It’s that time again! What better way to kick off the summer season than to ring it in with a hero wod? For the unaware, it has been a long time tradition of CrossFit to honor America’s fallen troops via ridiculously hard “hero” workouts. The thinking behind it
I recently wrote a blog on the importance of the air squat. Its reach permeates all of CrossFit. Bottom line? If you can’t squat, you probably aren’t the best at CrossFit. Not to worry. With a little hard work anyone can improve their air squat form/technique. But wh
Another Whole Life Challenge is in the books! That means more and more success stories. I won’t lie to you and say that sticking with the challenge for a whole 2 months is an easy thing (the number of people that actually finished this go-around is a testament to that fact).