CrossFit

CrossFit, Explained for Soft-Bodied Weaklings

How can you tell if someone is into CrossFit?<p>Don't worry, they'll tell you.<p>If the proliferation of many websites on the subject (not to mention the …

Exercise

WME-IMG Signs CrossFit

The fitness brand has an estimated 4 million-plus adherents worldwide.<p>Elite fitness brand CrossFit has signed with WME-IMG, <i>The Hollywood Reporter</i> has …

Entertainment

2017 CrossFit Open Prep: Weightlifting Movements

In this installment, I’m going to cover the lifting movements of Competition CrossFit. There's a lot to cover, so let's just jump in and get …

Workouts

The Reason This 65-Year Old Grandmother Does CrossFit Is the Reason We All Should

Freda Bernadette is 65 years old. She has 11 grandchildren and they're the reason she does CrossFit. Her doctors think she's making it up, because how could a 65-year-old be doing CrossFit?! She says, "I'm here working out because I want to live longer. I want to be able to watch my grandchildren …

Fitness

Watch: Super Secret Mystery Meeting Episode 36

This week on Super Secret Mystery Meeting, Ali takes Hannah to CrossFit for the first time.<p>In their never-ending quest to find strength, Ali and Hannah duke it out at South Mountain CrossFit. Well, not actually duke it out…<p>Hannah’s tried strength workouts before and promises herself every year that …

Fitness

What Happened When a Marathon Runner Tried CrossFit

Running 26.2 miles is something I can do with a certain level of confidence, but getting through my first CrossFit class was a painful challenge.<p>I …

Fitness

8 Of The Fittest Women On Earth Share Exactly What They Eat Every Day

It’s not just all protein, all the time.<p>There's no denying it: Ladies who CrossFit have got it going on. From the swagger and outstanding confidence it takes to crush a 300-pound deadlift to their OMG-worthy six-pack abs on display, there's nothing quiet like a woman on a quest to become the …

Fitness

Carrie Fisher, CrossFit and My "Widowmaker"

On July 19, at the age of 61, I had a heart attack.<p>95 percent of my LAD artery, nicknamed the “widowmaker,” was blocked. A drug-coated springy …

Carrie Fisher

Watch These CrossFit Athletes Do the Craziest Swolemate Workout Ever

You’ll want to try a killer partner workout with your own gym buddy<p>By now, we know that CrossFit athletes are some of the toughest, most dedicated competitors in the fitness world. They’re always trying increasingly tricky workouts to push their physical limits and test their mental mettle, and the …

Fitness

You'll Want to Sign Up For CrossFit After Seeing These Amazing Before and After Photos

Growing up as a girl, I was encouraged to be pretty, and of course thin, but never strong or athletic, so it was a huge breath of fresh air to meet Danielle Horan when starting my own CrossFit journey. Her strength and confidence inspire me every day to push myself and embrace my strength (and my …

Fitness

CrossFit couple handpicks Algiers community to start gym

Jodi Lynn Jordan and her husband Andrew Marulis fell in love with each other first. Then the couple fell for New Orleans.<p>"Andy and I honeymooned in …

Louisiana

Strength & Conditioning - Pamela Gagnon: Week 1

<i>EDITOR'S NOTE: Pamela Gagnon was introduced to CrossFit in 2010 and recently finished eighth at the CrossFit Games Masters Division. Pamela has made</i> …

Fitness

Workouts

Grip strength is not only fundamental to daily function, but it looks to be be a clear indicator of cardiovascular health and mortality.<p>You can get …

Exercise

Training with Mat Fraser: Inside the gym with the 2016 CrossFit Games champion

The brace didn’t work, the doctor explained gently. You’re going to need spinal fusion. You’ll never train seriously again. If you’re lucky, maybe …

Exercise

8 Questions With Nobull CrossFit Athlete Brooke Ence

The creators of the upcoming “Wonder Woman” and “Justice League” movies — both slated to come out in 2017 — selected a woman with real-life …

Fitness

Now, You Can Get Your CrossFit Fix on Vacation

Being by the beach is no excuse to skip burpees<p>It’s no longer acceptable to go on vacation and simply lie by the beach, sip cocktails and unwind. …

Fitness

Why Women Should Take Creatine

Thanks in large part to the misinformed media and lousy reporting, many women still believe creatine is a "guys only" supplement. To make matters …

Fitness

The Future of Fitness: Who Will Win the Gym Wars?

<b>I don’t own a crystal ball nor am I psychic, but if there’s one thing you can bet on it’s that next year the fitness industry will “reinvent”</b> …

Fitness

Workout Gear for Men That'll Help You Crush a Gym Workout

Come January, you'll probably decide it's time to hit the gym—along with pretty much everyone ever. But there are few things less motivating than a coffee-stained white undershirt and your old college hoodie. That's why we rounded up 13 new pieces of gear that are functional (think sleek fabrics …

Lifestyle

There’s a Crossfit war being fought over your feet

<b>By Kyle Stock,</b> <i>Bloomberg News</i><p>As a consumer, Steven Pokk shares some rarefied company. Like basketball legends Shaquille O’Neill, Dee Brown, and Allen …

Shoes

You Should Really Try Working Out with Kettlebells

Kettlebell training boosts your power, strength, flexibility, and mobility, all while being gentler on your body than barbell weight training. You …

Exercise

Nike doubles down in its battle for the crossfit crowd

<i>By Kyle Stock, Bloomberg News</i>Nike just took a big step in its bid to corner the multibillion dollar market for CrossFit enthusiasts, unveiling the …

Denver

Get Fast Results With Twice-A-Day Training | Poliquin Article

If you structure twice-a-day training correctly, there is no down side to this superior method for increasing strength and power. It will easily …

Fitness

Top Ten Essential Nutrients Every Vegetarian Athlete NEEDS | Poliquin Article

Vegetarianism and plant-based eating are all the rage nowadays. A well-designed vegetarian diet can be delicious and nutritious, but it will lack …

Vitamins

What CrossFit Taught This Entrepreneur About Success, Passion and Hard Work

When athletes -- and people -- are focused on a goal and patient with themselves, they are more successful.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Joe De Sena of the <i>Spartan Up!</i> podcast series meets with San Francisco CrossFit's Nathan Helming to discuss entrepreneurship, success and …

Success

Nike Designs Shoes for Crossfit's Biggest Idiots

Wanna do workouts? Buy some shoes that fit. Or, drop a lot of money on these new Nikes because you are a real god damn sucker.<p>Advertisement<p>Crossfit, …

Fitness

Workout Systems: Bill Starr’s 5x5 Program | Poliquin Article

One of the most popular workouts for building total body strength is Bill Starr’s 5x5 program. There are many variations of 5x5 workouts, but Starr’s …

Bodybuilding

3 Reasons Your Kids Should Try CrossFit

<b>As a parent it can be daunting to select activities in which to enroll your child.</b> Sports, dance, or martial arts? What about school? Kids have a lot …

Parenting

It Will NOT Stunt Growth: Strength Programming for the Adolescent Athlete

<b>Weightlifting will stunt your growth. This statement always follows youth athletes as they begin to weight train.</b> But the real question remains if …

Strength Training