Is Crossfit Safe?

Is Crossfit Safe?

Is Crossfit Safe?  In late 2015, 60 Minutes did an expose on the global craze that is Crossfit. CrossFit is a global phenomenon: 12,000 locations, hundreds of thousands of diehards, and a full-body workout that can make you look like a superhero, 60 Minutes said on...
Top 5 CrossFit Myths

Top 5 CrossFit Myths

Its January 2015, time for some new resolutions created, then broken a week or two later.  With the start of the new year, CrossFit, will no doubt be at the top of many people’s lists.  CrossFit has become the new Fad in workouts over the last few years.  Growing from...
Top Mistakes CrossFit Athletes Make

Top Mistakes CrossFit Athletes Make

CrossFit, the functional fitness movement has been blowing up like crazy, and it doesn’t appear to be losing steam any time soon.  The CrossFit Games, which began in 2007, grabbed about 150 spectators, however, in 2013 that number exploded to over 20,000. The...
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...
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...
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...
Dangers of Crossfit

Dangers of Crossfit

Everyone has an uncle they’d rather you not meet. Article by Eric Robertson Source:  https://medium.com/health-fitness-1/97bcce70356d Please allow me to introduce you to Uncle Rhabdo, CrossFit’s unofficial and disturbing mascot. Uncle Rhabdo is a cartoon commonly...