A Girl Walks Into a Box…

Two years ago… …a girl walked into a Box. She was heavy and pale, wearing special-ordered XXL capris and clunky running shoes. Diet after diet had failed, so in a miserable, desperate leap of faith, she decided to do something different – start exercising, start moving - and figure out the food later ....more

CrossFit Open 15.1: The Review

Workout 15.1 9-minute AMRAP: 15 toes-to-bars 10 deadlifts 5 snatches...more

The 2015 CrossFit Open: A Survival Guide

Yeah, it’s that time. 15.1, the first workout of the 2015 CrossFit Open, will be announced tonight at 5pm PST. Maybe it’s your first Open ....more

The CrossFit Drop-In

John Dodd has a t-shirt problem. A CrossFit t-shirt problem. One of those...more

New Adventures in CrossFit

Did you see the...more

The Paleo Problem

I am a CrossFitter. My closet boasts multiple pairs of Nanos. My workout clothes easily outnumber my work clothes ....more

Call Me Chucky

I introduced myself to someone recently. I stuck out my hand and said, “Hi, I’m Jennifer.” I didn’t wonder whether he cared if I introduced myself or whether it was presumptuous of me to offer my hand. I didn’t worry that he would think I was weird or that my handshake wasn’t firm enough ....more

Fit.Life: You Define Strong

You Define Strong. At first you might be tempted to dismiss those three words as another fitness mantra. But think about it for a second ....more

Well Fed: An Interview with Melissa Joulwan

The end of 2014 is upon us. As we take an opportunity to relax, celebrate and indulge a craving here and there, the idea of a new year promises a fresh start. A time to reaffirm ....more

Better Than You Think

In the past few months my progress at the box has come to a slow halt. I can’t remember the last time I celebrated a PR or saw improvement in my double unders. My weight is starting to creep back up which doesn’t help my pull-ups or my self confidence ....more