By Kris Gunnars/ Authority Nutrition There is a lot of incompetence in the area of nutrition and health. Even health professionals seem to constantly contradict each other. Here are 8 ridiculous nutrition myths, thoroughly debunked. 1. A Calorie is a Calorie It is a common myth that all that matters for weight loss is calories in, […]
Article from spartanstrength.co.uk “They’ve gotta be on steroids..haven’t they!?’ There was a recent (days in the life of) CrossFit Journal video on last year’s male winner, Rich Froning Jnr. In it Sevan Matossian poses the subject of steroid use. If you have the time watch it. It’s a FREE download and a great watch to see […]
Article from chrismccombs.net The Official Guide To Being a Badass Most of the articles on the internet about being a badass focus on getting laid. Now, there sure ain’t nothing wrong with gettin’ some, but this post ain’t about that. It’s not for the aspiring pick-up artist, nor is it about getting ripped or being […]
Original Beastly News article by Rob Bloom
Sometimes when I’m discussing CrossFit with my friends (who don’t CrossFit) the topics of strict healthy diet, lack of unnecessary indulgence and consistent intense training come up, and I get this reaction, “well, dude, you gotta live.” My response, “You’re right, I do live, just not the way countless others do.” See, the thing is, I’ve got one life to live and I choose to live it elite.
Article from TheBoxMag.com By Chris Logan For every CrossFitter killing it workout after workout, posting legit numbers and seeing his strength, mobility and endurance flourish, there’s the guy cutting corners or going overboard with his training, risking injury (and perhaps his reputation) in the process. Mistakes and faux pas are prevalent in every training discipline, […]
Article from http://www.fitbomb.com CrossFitters often revel in the fact that our workouts have bloodied our hands. “We’re such badasses! We’re SO hardcore!” But let’s call a spade a spade: IT IS NOT “COOL” TO HAVE CHUNKS OF OUR SKIN RIPPED FROM OUR HANDS. Flayed skin is not a badge of bad-assery. It does not mean that […]
Article from TheBoxMag.com By Bob LeFavi, Ph.D., CSCS, USAW. Bob is a professor of sports medicine at Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, Ga. Regardless of whether you’re an experienced CrossFitter or a beginner, you know what those first few weeks felt like. You hurt! In fact, even now your days off feel oh so good. Experienced […]