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,...
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...
USDA Report – Pesticide Residue Nothing to Fear

USDA Report – Pesticide Residue Nothing to Fear

A recent article published by Fox News, claims that a recent USDA Report shows that pesticide residue is nothing to fear in our foods, fruits and vegetables.  Routinely, pesticides have been blamed on numerous health and genetic related issues, ranging from cancer to...
Venus Factor Review

Venus Factor Review

The Venus Factor Review The Venus Factor is a diet and body sculpting course for women that aims to deliver a female physique with the most aesthetically pleasing dimensions. The creator of the program, John Barban, has used the Golden Mean to identify the “perfect”...
The Bulletproof Diet

The Bulletproof Diet

For those struggling to achieve their weight loss goals, a new program that incorporates anti-inflammatory eating and high intensity interval training may help to shed some pounds. Fox News did a great article on a new program, called The Bulletproof Diet, and CEO and...
High Fructose Corn Syrup Damages the Brain

High Fructose Corn Syrup Damages the Brain

Attention, college students cramming between midterms and finals: Binging on soda and sweets for as little as six weeks may make you stupid. A new UCLA rat study is the first to show how a diet steadily high in fructose slows the brain, hampering memory and learning...
10 Cokes a Day for a Month

10 Cokes a Day for a Month

By now you probably know that drinking too much soda is bad for your health. It can lead to expanding waistlines, put you at a greater risk of type 2 diabetes, and increase the chance of developing certain cancers, to start. Well, one man decided to drink 10 cans of...
What Motivates You?

What Motivates You?

What motivates you to get up and the morning and face the day?  What motivates you to do that next workout, that next mile, that next interval?  What motivates you not to quit, not to give up, and ultimately, not to fail?  I’d love to know….and so would...
Weight Loss Beliefs Holding You Back?

Weight Loss Beliefs Holding You Back?

Men’s health wrote a fantastic article how your weight loss beliefs may be holding you back from achieving your weight loss goals. Probably somewhere in your deep, dark past, you sat in Geometry class in high school. You learned something called “Proofs,” and it...