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Terms I Hate in Olympic Weightlifting

by Leon Chang | April 2, 2013 9:17 pm<p>by LEON CHANG[1]<p>[2]<p>There are a few terms that are commonly used in our community that I just can’t stand. They …

Online Life

Five Reasons People Avoid CrossFit (and Why They Should Get over Them)

I have been involved with the CrossFit community for many years now and have heard every reason imaginable as to why people don't want to join a …

How Will You Work Out When CrossFit Is No Longer Hip?

I have, on more than one occasion, unwittingly tuned into a midnight infomercial only to see a beefy male instructor flex as he pulls two high-resistance bungee ropes down into a squat on his gleaming silver Bowflex. Just five easy payments, the infomercial promises.<p>And yet, does anyone actually …

CrossFit's Annie Thorisdottir: is this the fittest woman in the world?

She can lift 363lb. She eats five eggs just at breakfast. She spends her days ‘off’ swimming and cycling. Meet Annie Thorisdottir, the poster-girl for the CrossFit craze<p>On a wet morning in New York, I set off to meet Annie Thorisdottir, who has been described as the “fittest woman on the planet”. …

Fitness

3 Kettlebell Rules for The Best Workout Ever

Meet your new favorite exercise tool.<p><i>This article was written by Michael Easter and repurposed with permission from</i> Men's Health<i>.</i><p>Fifteen years ago, very few people outside Eastern Europe had ever heard of kettlebells. Today, these weights are in almost every gym in America, and "kettlebell …

Workouts

Warning: This Brothers Grimm Fairy Tale Photo Series May Give You (Beautiful) Nightmares

If these pictures could talk, they'd tell tales by the Brothers Grimm.<p>In his photo series, "Brothers Grimm's Wanderings," German photographer Kilian Schönberger showcases striking images of locations throughout central Europe that look straight out of a noir fairy tale. The project is a follow-up …

Alan Watts on What Reality Is and How to Become What You Are

This past holiday season, I attended a meditation retreat at a remote but renowned center for “deep change in self and society,” where I was struck — more sharply than I have been before — by our culture’s conflicting values of material success and self-transcendence. That disconnect was manifested …