How Fitness Saved My Life and Convinced Me to Start a Revolution Ask Coach Corey and he’ll tell you the same thing, “It’ll change your life, if you let it…” Ask most CrossFit’ers and they’ll relate the way they used to be, or “Before CrossFit I…” What we’re referring to here is generally is the […]Read more
Good news everyone… YOU ARE NOT ALONE! Whether this is your first week or you’ve been doing this for years, all CrossFit athletes (that’s YOU) experience the same range of physical and emotional feelings and expressions that come with the challenge of fitness. So enjoy it! And remember that one of the best parts of […]Read more
This post is actually a few weeks old and the image comes from the website, bloodsweatandcheers.com - a site tailored to the yuppie crowd, but is good for us all in their encouragement of the benefits of being fit. Anyway, they made a pretty good list of reasons why you should work out. Number 1: Bacon […]Read more
I just finished my first Open.
Like many people, I achieved PRs I never thought I would, got my first double-unders, first chest-to-bar pull-ups. And like many other people, the Open and my CrossFit experience have dramatically changed my life.Read more
This is an excellent video that strings together many different movements that all use the same skill. Originally published in The CrossFit Journal — (http://journal.crossfit.com) on August 20, 2012. One of CrossFit’s most-loathed movements, the burpee also represents a skill that can be transferred to other exercises, says gymnastics and movement guru Carl Paoli of […]Read more
Intuitive, intelligent, charismatic and stubborn, Peter Egyed Jr. was always into some kind of trouble as a kid. With few outlets for his intense drive and willful passion, he eventually found himself amongst the wrong kind of people.
“I wasn’t pushed into it,” Peter Jr. said. “I made the choice.”
The man who currently sits in fifth place in the South West Region—affectionately called Pete—was arrested multiple times for weapons, stolen cars and possession of drugs. Pete got county time and probation at the age of 18.Read more
Meet Emily Lilo. She’s into reading, theater, choir and marching band. Doesn’t sound like the likeliest of combinations for someone trying to perfect her muscle-up, PR a one-rep-max back squat or sign up for the CrossFit Games Open. But then again, CrossFit isn’t a sport where you can judge a book by its cover. For […]Read more
When last year’s CrossFit Games Open rolled around, Olivia Wilson had only been doing CrossFit for two months, and had never snatched 75 lb. more than once. After signing up to compete in the global, online competition she was faced with 13.1: a workout involving 30 snatches at 75 lb. Despite the daunting task, Wilson […]Read more
Nearly 12 years ago, CrossFit Founder and CEO Greg Glassman defined fitness. In 2007, the first test to find the fittest man and woman on Earth was born: the CrossFit Games. “It’s as easy as this: if fitness can be defined and measured, then it can be tested, and we can, in turn, find the […]Read more
It’s time to start thinking about the CrossFit Open. In the meantime, watch the Olympics. If you can see this, your browser doesn’t understand iframes. <a href=”http://games.crossfit.com” data-mce-href=”http://games.crossfit.com”> to the widget.</a>Read more