Why You Cherry Picked That Workout

Why You Cherry Picked That Workout

Or maybe it was a scheduled off day. Or maybe you honestly couldn’t make it. But it wasn’t a huge surprise that we had a near-record low attendance during a workout that included strict pull-ups and running. If there was ever a workout to cherry-pick that...

Smarter Athletes Win at Top Levels

“I just widened my squat stance by a few inches so it would stop me closer to parallel and speed up wall ball cycle,” Patrick Vellner said. “I was just trying to look for areas where I could speed up a bit without taxing me much more aerobically since I’m out of...
The Beginner’s Mind

The Beginner’s Mind

“Stick to the basics and when you feel you’ve mastered them, it’s time to start all over again, begin anew, again with the basics, this time paying closer attention.” —Greg Glassman, CrossFit Founder The most critical things you can study in your health and fitness...
The Thing Is Not Your Problem

The Thing Is Not Your Problem

A coffee ground. I got a few of those in my first pour this morning. I could see the little bastards floating around in my coffee. Are you for real right now? So I spot one close to the side and try to pin it against the cup with my fingertip so I can scoop it out....
Why We’re Putting Nutrition First

Why We’re Putting Nutrition First

How much time do you spend at the gym? Probably 1 hour a day, 3-5 times a week, right? You’re working hard to achieve your weight loss goals. Absolutely, what you do at the gym is a critical part of looking and feeling better, but it is not THE deciding factor. ...