• From The Gym to The Box

    From The Gym to The Box

    December 18, 2014

    This is an exciting time in fitness. The entire fitness industry seems to adapt and change to a new way of thinking just when the ideas of the previous trend have moved beyond maturity. The running boom of the 1970s gave way to the “aerobics”

  • WODs to go

    WODs to go

    December 8, 2014

    Few things set back a training program like leaving home for a vacation or business trip. When travel is on the horizon, many people justify the workouts missed as a “much-needed break from the gym

  • Super Sprint

    Super Sprint

    October 9, 2014

    Sometimes, you just can’t manage to get to your local CrossFit affiliate. Sometimes, you want to cram as much work into a half-hour as possible. And sometimes, you just flat-out want to test your

  • Train to Move

    Train to Move

    October 7, 2014

    The emergence of CrossFit into the global fitness mainstream has exposed its lift-for-sport athletes for what they really are: awesome. And one of the effects that said awesomeness has on people who

  • Power Points

    Power Points

    October 2, 2014

    Like a golf swing or a high jump, Olympic-style weightlifting is one of those sports skills so steeped in technique that a seminar on the topic always seems to funnel down to basic physics. For the

  • The Science of Evaluating Movement Technique

    The Science of Evaluating Movement Technique

    September 10, 2014

    Have you ever been asked to evaluate someone’s movement and knew there was something wrong but just couldn’t find the right words to explain the problem? Join the crowd. Fact is, most athletes can see that a particular movement is inefficient

  • Climb This Way

    Climb This Way

    August 28, 2014

    CrossFit Advanced ( coach Justin Ziegler has had it with “arm climbers.” Getting up that rope is a full-body activity and should be treated as such. Not convinced? Maybe this

  • WODs From Hell

    WODs From Hell

    August 20, 2014

    Some workouts are tougher than others. You might breeze through a “Diane,” struggle with a “Nancy” and barely get through a “Daniel.” But then there are the WODs that exceed mere tough status — the workouts that beat you down, make you play mind

  • Row Row Row Your Best

    Row Row Row Your Best

    August 14, 2014

    In all my work with athletes over the past 25 years, the most impressive group I have ever seen in regards to the combination of power, strength, muscular and cardiovascular endurance, overall fitness

  • Practice Makes Perfect

    Practice Makes Perfect

    August 6, 2014

    The late, great martial arts expert Bruce Lee once said, “I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times.” In other words, effectiveness only comes from good technique, and good

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