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The 15 Most Badass Women Of The CrossFit Games

The CrossFit games kick off today in California and will be televised on ESPN starting on Friday, July 24. This grueling and intimidating challenge is...

Gabrielle Frank
July 21 2015

18 Things To Know Before You Start CrossFit

CrossFit workouts can be intimidating, especially if you have a limited or non-existent athletic background. Even the terminology used in CrossFit...

Matthew Walrath
July 17 2015

Watch This 60-Year-Old Woman Kill It In CrossFit

I’m an avid sportswoman and adventurous traveler. I’ve visited more than 100 countries. I’ve climbed eight out of the nine Seven Summits (the highest...

Sandy Hill
July 15 2015

How One CrossFit Class Converted Me After 15 Years Of Yoga

Up until last year, I'd been practicing yoga three times a week since I was 12. I was the last person you'd have pegged as a prospective CrossFit...

Jenna Zoe
January 24 2015

6 Signs You Need To Drop What You're Doing & Try CrossFit

If you're a CrossFitter, there's no such thing as too much CrossFit — you quickly inhale everything CrossFit-related on your newsfeed and then search...

John Kim, LMFT
January 8 2015

9 Signs You're Working Out Too Hard

Is anyone else intrigued by our new obsession with extreme fitness? Is anyone else concerned that we may be taking it too far, putting ourselves at...

David Sciola
November 8 2014

Why CrossFit Will Change Your Life (Funny)

After a divorce left him devastated, John Kim was looking for a way to heal. Here's why CrossFit transformed his life, and why it might change yours.

July 27 2014

7 Signs You're Addicted To HIIT

As more and more studies come out about the effectiveness of high intensity interval training (HIIT), it’s becoming an increasingly popular style of...

Why So Many Diet Trends Are Wrong (Infographic)

In a world where every day brings a new wave of information about how best to eat and exercise, it can feel impossible to keep up with everything. The...

June 27 2014

5 Reasons You Should Do Kettlebell Swings

There’s no question that kettlebells are becoming more and more popular as a workout tool — you can now find kettlebells just about anywhere, from...

10 Reasons You Should Eat, Move & Live Like Your Ancestors

If you want to be healthy, go wild. Humans, after all, are wild animals.

John J. Ratey, M.D.
June 5 2014

18 Signs You're Addicted To CrossFit

I say this with tough love: CrossFitters are an interesting breed. Whether you’ve been a CrossFitter for one month or five years, chances are you've...

Kristi Hrivnak
May 29 2014

Why CrossFit Is Great For Your Life, Not Just Your Body

Sure, like most people, I love exercise because it keeps me healthy, makes me feel great, and gives me a body I love.

Samantha Sutton, PhD
April 30 2014

6 Powerful Ways CrossFit Changes Lives

By now, we’ve all heard the negatives that seem to accompany CrossFit: it’s dangerous, it leads to injury, it makes you bulk up … but what about the...

Kristi Hrivnak
March 26 2014

Why Critics Are Dead Wrong About the Paleo Diet

Earlier in January, U.S. News & World Report issued its annual ranking of the best diets to follow for several different goals and health conditions....

Chris Kresser
January 29 2014

The 5 Most Important Life Lessons

Recently, I become a certified marriage family therapist supervisor and started my journey mentoring up-and-coming therapists. I wanted to give them...

John Kim, LMFT
November 18 2013

Why I Was Wrong For Judging CrossFit

OK, I confess. For three years, I committed to hating CrossFit. I snubbed the ideology behind it, turned up my nose at the premise of “as fast and...

Jamie Perry
August 30 2013

CrossFit: How This Skeptic Became A Believer

I'd previously endured three-hour swim practices, so a 9-minute workout seemed too easy. I questioned the coach’s warning that it would wear us out.

Alison Elissa Horner
July 24 2013

How Yoga And CrossFit Can Work Together

For the past two years, I’ve been a yoga instructor at a CrossFit affiliate in Northern Virginia. I came to CrossFit for many of the same reasons that...

Kat Buechel
April 26 2013

Everything You Wanted to Know About Paleo But Didn't Bother to Ask

Meet Lauren Bragg, founder of one of today's most popular Paleo blogs, Simply Paleo. I met Lauren when she was visiting Colorado Springs, and was...

Melina Vissat
December 17 2012