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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.

The World's Most Dangerous Workout?

www.cnn.com | Posted 02.10.2014 | Healthy Living

Is the "sport of fitness" the world's most dangerous workout? ...

The World's Most Dangerous Workout?

www.cnn.com | Posted 02.10.2014 | Healthy Living

Is the "sport of fitness" the world's most dangerous workout? ...

CrossFit: Too Much of a Good Thing Is Definitely Bad

Ken Reed | Posted 03.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Ken Reed

If you decide to get your exercise through the CrossFit program, it's important to know that the motivation that comes from the "communal aspect" of CrossFit can become very dangerous if taken to the extreme. Too hard and too fast isn't a healthy strategy.

Man Gets Horrific Injury During Fitness Competition

www.cnn.com | Posted 01.24.2014 | Sports

Kevin Ogar was paralyzed after an accident during fitness competition. ...

CrossFit, Back Pain, and Severed Spine Injury

Max Jacobson-Fried | Posted 03.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Max Jacobson-Fried

The point of course is not to avoid increases in risk at the detriment of our development; but rather, to understand the real risks that exist and try our best to mitigate them. There's not a lot we can do to avoid a freak accident, that's why it's called a "freak accident" and not "terrible thing you should have expected."

CrossFit Doesn't Have a Dirty Little Secret -- You're Just Irresponsible

Ericka Andersen | Posted 11.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Ericka Andersen

CrossFit haters like to blame CrossFit as a whole -- call it a cult, label people as "weird" or "obsessed." Folks will say CrossFit causes injury and is irresponsible. Newsflash: CrossFit does not cause injury -- individuals do things that cause themselves injury.

CrossFit's Dirty Little Secret

Eric Robertson | Posted 05.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Eric Robertson

Please allow me to introduce you to Uncle Rhabdo, CrossFit's unofficial and disturbing mascot. Uncle Rhabdo is a cartoon commonly referenced in CrossFit literature and representative of a troubling trend among CrossFitters.