CrossFit Tip – Mental Health and Toughness

CrossFit Tip – Mental Health and Toughness

If you saw any of the 2014 CrossFit Games in July or any CrossFit games for that matter, I’m sure you noticed some of the incredible physiques cheering in the audience and competing in the arena. Three years ago, when I first began my CrossFit journey, the...
Should You Exercise When Pregnant?

Should You Exercise When Pregnant?

Should You Exercise When Pregnant? My wife and I are going down the path of trying to have our first child.  One thing we have been discussing lately, is what to do when she gets pregnant regarding her workouts and exercise.  Sure, during the first trimester, there...
9 Ways to Eat Healthy on a Budget

9 Ways to Eat Healthy on a Budget

Everybody wants to live a healthy lifestyle these days.  Part of a healthy lifestyle is keeping fit, but its also eating healthy.  Lets face it, eating healthy can cost a ton of money, but it doesn’t have to, if you follow some basic rules and guidelines....
P90X vs P90X2 vs P90X3

P90X vs P90X2 vs P90X3

P90X, P90X2, P90X3, Insanity.  Which one should you do?  Exercise DVDs are great for at home workouts, however over the last 10 years, Beachbody, among other companies have saturated the “at-home” fitness market with DVD after DVD.  So how do you know which one is...
CrossFit – Setting Short Term Goals

CrossFit – Setting Short Term Goals

Every month at my Crossfit box, we (the members) come up with our goals, and jot them down on a large whiteboard(s), that are placed around the facility.  Having goals is a good way to motivate yourself to come to the box and to stick to a healthy lifestyle.  Putting...
P90X3 Schedule

P90X3 Schedule

Last years P90X3 by Tony Horton combines all the science and studies from its previous versions all condensed into half the time. It is a full, high intensity workout, in only 30 minutes! Time to throw excuses out the window with this program. One of the first things...
Crossfit P90X or Working Out When Sick

Crossfit P90X or Working Out When Sick

Lets face it, we all get sick at some point, and its usually not at the best of times.  Recently, I have come under the spell of a cold, that just won’t seem to let loose its grip on me.  When I thought I was getting better, I decided to go back to my CrossFit...
CrossFit Shoes

CrossFit Shoes

What are your favorite shoes for CrossFit? I recently picked up a pair of Reebok CrossFit Nano 4.0  Training Shoes to be used during my CrossFit and Beachbody workouts.  I never gave much thought to picking out a better pair of shoes for training, until I started...
CrossFit Obsession

CrossFit Obsession

Guest writer, Dan Smith, shares his views on the obsession with CrossFit that is sweeping across the globe. Why CrossFit, and not P90X or Insanity, or X2, or TRX, or the myriad of other workouts that seem to proliferate the infomercials and health clubs in every...
Top 10 CrossFit Workouts

Top 10 CrossFit Workouts

Check out the list of the 10 most popular CrossFit workouts based on a poll of CrossFit gyms. There are many CrossFit workouts that were voted on but only 10 made the cut.  These are not exactly the top ten hardest crossfit workouts but the most popular exercises and...
2015 Reebok CrossFit Games Schedule

2015 Reebok CrossFit Games Schedule

Checkout the new 2015 Reebok CrossFit Games Schedule now.  Open registration begins on Jan 15th.  With over 200,000 people competing in the Opens last year, ensure you register and are available to compete during the open days. The first Open workout will be released...
3 Reasons People are Obsessed with CrossFit

3 Reasons People are Obsessed with CrossFit

Time Magazine put together a compilation of the top 3 reasons people are obsessed with CrossFit!  Check them out below… The cult fitness program has primal appeal If someone in your life does CrossFit, the high-intensity fitness training favored by Marines and...
Is CrossFit Dangerous

Is CrossFit Dangerous

Bloomberg Businessweek published a great writeup on some of the myths, stigmas and other facts surrounding CrossFit, and how it has grown from just a small cult following, to a world-wide industry today. In early 2012, 54 members of Fit Club, a gym in Columbus, Ohio,...
Top Tips for Crossfit

Top Tips for Crossfit

As I was writing the next article for EatSweatLive, I realized I wanted to give people some tips as they started or continued their CrossFit journey.  This list certainly is not comprehensive, but just simply some tips that I thought were worth sharing after...
Real Holiday Weight Gain

Real Holiday Weight Gain

Plan to enjoy a few extra helpings of mashed potatoes, gravy, and gingerbread men over the coming weeks—but worried about all those pounds you’re bound to pack on? Cut yourself some slack, suggests Travis Saunders on the PLOS blog. He points out that while...