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What Makes a CrossFit Box a Home?

I got back to my roots last weekend. I had the opportunity to fly to Allen, Texas to put on a seminar called <i>Taking CrossFit to the Next Level</i> for the …

Misery and mass bowing: the view from a North Korean tour bus

Restraints on foreign tourists fail to mask the hardship and mind control in country UN likened to Nazi Germany<p>A stunningly beautiful, twentysomething woman dressed in black performs her death wail in the main hall of an obscenely luxurious palace in central Pyongyang. Her face seems to contort as …

Personal Finance Lessons from Benjamin Franklin | The Art of Manliness

Benjamin Franklin rose from 17-year-old runaway to successful printer, newspaperman, author, inventor, diplomat, and statesman. His great success …

Don't Fall In To These Leadership Traps In 2014

I have been a proponent of the importance of leaders developing strengths as a means to improve toward excellence. After all, the best leaders are characterized by the presence of strengths, not the absence of weakness. That concept is illustrated in the article I coauthored for Harvard Business …

12 Lessons For The Weightlifter

<i>EDIT: I’d originally called this post, “The Kendrick Farris Program: 12 Lessons For The Weightlifter”, but I ran into a problem. You see, Kendrick</i> …

The Third Pull: Get Up and Get Under

Page: 1Next »<p>by PAUL ESTRADA, CPT, Coach<p>Get to know Paul Estrada of CrossFit Elysium in this interview with Tabata Times, and check out his #315 hang …

The Best Carbs for Getting Leaner and Stronger (Updated!)

In recent years, while the rest of the world continued to live in fear of fat, the fitness community totally embraced it. Carbohydrates became the …

An Athlete’s Guide to Hydration: When, What, and How Much

We have been having some really hot weather recently in the United Kingdom. The heat generated some discussion amongst members at my local cycling …

Wellness

5 Exercises You Are Not Doing That Could Improve Your CrossFit

If you are an avid CrossFitter, you have heard this phrase before: “Constantly varied, functional movements performed at high intensities.” CrossFit …