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Crossfit Debate

Confessions of a Middle-Aged CrossFit Newbie

Steve Belanger | Posted 01.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Steve Belanger

The more I work out, the more I realize it's not really about my own vanity or dropping a few pounds. The true thing it's training me for is a longer, healthier life with my family. I walk out of the gym feeling exhausted, but great. It makes me feel alive.

CrossFit vs. Gym: Which Is Better?

Brian Horn | Posted 08.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Brian Horn

Whether you have just resolved to get in shape or you are an experienced fitness buff who is reevaluating your routine, you might be wondering what ...

CrossFit Bashers, Can You Be More Constructive?

Eva M. Selhub, M.D. | Posted 08.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Eva M. Selhub, M.D.

For all of the CF bashers out there, I am not bashing you, but asking you not to put something down that offers a solution for many people to get off their butts, and instead, help me encourage people to take responsibility for their own health, more educated, mindful and smart.

On CrossFit and Risk

Julie Foucher | Posted 06.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Foucher

The responsibility falls on each one of us to evaluate and decide how much risk we are willing to take on in order to reap the potential rewards of our actions.

Everything You Wanted To Know About The Latest Exercise Trends

Posted 11.10.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul We decode CrossFit, Tabata -- and the other fitness buzzwords you've been hearing. As a reminder, always consult your docto...

It's Getting Hot in Here! The Great Debate About Working Out While Pregnant

Heidi Powell | Posted 11.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Heidi Powell

While my levels of intensity and exercise naturally decreased as these pregnancies progressed, the workouts have yet to stop. Yes, even CrossFit.

3 Reasons to Get Upset About CrossFit

Max Jacobson-Fried | Posted 10.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Max Jacobson-Fried

I'm not sure when it happened, but at some point in my mid to late 20s, I reached a state of general malaise. I knew CrossFit had something to do with doing 100 pull ups and throwing up, which was a fancy stretch from my normal routine. I signed up for an Intro course and jumped right in.

Injury By CrossFit?

Rami Hashish, PhD, DPT | Posted 07.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Rami Hashish, PhD, DPT

I would thus be amiss to advise against CrossFit exercises and the associated diet, so rather, I take aim at the CrossFit structure that clearly fails in ensuring that their coaches place emphasis on long-term health and wellness, rather than simple performance metrics.

In Defense Of CrossFit

Russell Berger | Posted 05.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Russell Berger

In his recent critique of CrossFit, Blogger Matthew Basso succeeds in warning readers of an alarmingly dangerous, unorthodox, and ineffective fitness program. The only drawback to Basso's article is that he critiques a program that doesn't exist.

CrossFit: Have We Learned Nothing?

Matthew Basso | Posted 04.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Matthew Basso

I'm not going to call CrossFit a fad -- instead, I'll call it a bubble. I'm predicting its burst. I couldn't give you a timeframe, but I know traditional, proven methods of strength training, power training, and endurance training will last forever.

'I Drank The CrossFit Kool-Aid'

Bob Harper | Posted 04.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Bob Harper

When I was first introduced to CrossFit, I found it to be the hardest workout that I'd ever done. The results that I have seen in my strength and physicality have been unparalleled to any other things I have ever done in my more than 20 years in the fitness business.