Weight Loss is Not A Straight Line

“There is no stinking way,” I thought as I took out the scale. The end of June was terribly inconsistent. The beginning of July was even worse. Parties, and cookouts with all the food and drink. Business travel. Even my training was off. There was no way this was...
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....