Which type of CrossFitter are you?

CrossFitters generally fall into one of two camps. One camp is made up of athletes who fully commit to every WOD they start. They make it a point to ‘no rep’ themselves and even go as far as putting in a few extra reps if they lose count along the way. You’d think we would … Read more

Shedding Light on Food Labels

Sticking to natural, unprocessed foods will always give you an edge when it comes to deciphering food labels. For those times when you can’t avoid it, here’s a breakdown of what all those catch words really mean. Going Organic Not all foods that are certified “organic” by the U.S. Department of Agriculture are 100% organic. … Read more

Is Stretching before a wod negatively impacting you?

Is Your Stretching Routing Negatively Impacting Your Performance? What if what you’ve been taught since grade school is dead wrong? Not only wrong, but what if what you were taught in your elementary phys ed class is currently having a negative impact on your performance. Remember touching your toes and holding it for 30 seconds? … Read more

Lucas Parker: It’s not all about the beard

If you’ve watched the CrossFit Games over the last three years, it’s hard to have missed Lucas Parker. The 24-year-old Canadian has one of the largest fan bases of any top level CrossFit athlete. Maybe it’s his lumberjackesque image—one that stands out amongst his more clean-cut competitors. Of course, it might be the beard, a … Read more

It’s Time to Get Comfortable with the Uncomfortable

In sport, what separates the elite from the best? Those athletes who rise to the top have many high quality physical and technical attributes that enable them to excel at their profession. But when you pick out those individuals who will be remembered long after they retire, there is one attribute that stands out. Mental … Read more