The Fear

Every day in my Facebook news feed I see at least three quotes about fear. And I never really understood why fear is such a big deal. Until last night ....more

JournalMenu Review & Giveaway

(Enter to win a free JournalMenu Journal at the bottom of the article!) There’s only one thing I wish I would have done differently when I started CrossFit. I wish I would have logged everything. Five months into CrossFit I found myself writing down my workouts on any random slips of paper I could find at the box ....more

The Other Side of the Tracks: Being a Judge

Last year CrossFit Talon’s Takes 2 to Tango was my first competition. I learned so much and had so much fun that it pretty much sealed the deal on my love for competing. In fact I knew so little about competing that I didn’t even look at the leaderboard the whole day ....more

3-2-1-Compete! Tips On Preparing for a CrossFit Competition

Why compete? My husband asks me this every single time I sign up for a competition. It’s nerve-wracking ....more

It’s Not CrossFit

The only reason I tried CrossFit is that it was different from anything I’d ever tried before. I was nearing 200 lbs – my heaviest weight in a life-long struggle with my body. My self-esteem was at rock bottom ....more

CrossFit Strong

If you are a woman who CrossFits, it’s likely you have heard of a Facebook page called Women of CrossFit = Strong. Quickly nearing 119,000 followers, WOC=S posts about the triumphs and successes of CrossFit women from around the world. But who are the two women behind the scenes of this fast-growing online CrossFit community? ...more

The Art of Recovery

When I began CrossFit 18 months ago, I would take a bath after every workout. It was my reward for making a hard change in my life. Using my heavy, awkward body to step up on a box or to drop to the floor for a burpee was difficult, even embarrassing ....more

What’s the Gripe with Grips?

I have a confession: I wear grips. It started with the kettlebell. I love swinging, snatching, and goblet-squatting a heavy kettlebell ....more

Part II: How to Get Faster – Eight Recommendations to Increase Your WOD Speed

Last week I posted Part I: How to Get Faster – Eight Recommendations to Increase Your WOD Speed by John Rushin. In Part 2, John follows up with four more practical ways to help you get that faster WOD time. Have you applied any of these recommendations to your workout? ...more

Learning to Breathe Fire: An Interview with JC Herz

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