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6 Ways to Boost Your Self-Discipline

Eva M. Selhub, M.D. | Posted 06.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Eva M. Selhub, M.D.

Changing your mindset to being a victor of your life, sets the stage for you to regain your power. In this state, you are more likely to also stay positive in the face of challenges, experiencing less fear as the stress response is more controlled. More importantly, you are more likely to access your inner fire of motivation -- that fire that drives you to win and achieve.

CrossFit Bashers, Can You Be More Constructive?

Eva M. Selhub, M.D. | Posted 06.02.2014 | 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.

WATCH: The Ultimate Crossfit Fail Compilation

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 05.29.2014 | Sports

Those at FailArmy created the ultimate Crossfit compilation. Regardless of your views on the popular sport, you will laugh. WARNING: NSFW Languag...

The Top CrossFit Stereotypes Debunked

Pam Rehal | Posted 05.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Pam Rehal

It seems like everyone and their BFFs are talking about it nowadays -- in fact, everywhere you go you hear or read about CrossFit. The problem with t...

How CrossFit Saved This Doctor's Health

Eva M. Selhub, M.D. | Posted 07.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Eva M. Selhub, M.D.

I practiced what I preached for the most part. The part that I didn't practice was regular physical activity. I lacked motivation to go to the gym. But I had to do something.

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.

12 CrossFit Workouts Anyone Can Do

Posted 04.20.2014 | Healthy Living

By Alice Oglethorpe for Men's Journal If you've never tried CrossFit, you probably assume the barbell-and-burpee-heavy WODs (it stands for Workout ...

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 Is Dangerous -- Life Is Dangerous

Sandra Walker | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Sandra Walker

Change brings controversy. You have a brain injury and you're doing CrossFit? Hold the presses, isn't that the one that people are dying from? I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but people die from everything: football injuries, driving a car, going to work, you get the idea.

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...

The 10 Things That Will Happen When You Begin CrossFit

Joshua M. Brown | Posted 11.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Joshua M. Brown

What led to me beginning CrossFit was a realization that, if left to my own devices, I would never push myself hard enough to truly make the changes I needed to in order to get in shape.

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.

From the Couch to CrossFit: 5 Things Beginners Need to Know Before Joining a Box

Collette Stohler | Posted 08.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Collette Stohler

By now you have seen them on TV, you've shopped next to them at the grocery store, and you may even be living with one. These people love WOD's, eat Paleo, and workout in a box. These individuals range from soccer moms to students to professional athletes. Who are these people?

Does CrossFit Deserve The Hype? 5 Reasons The Answer Might Be Yes

Julie Upton | Posted 07.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Julie Upton

Biggest Loser contestants are doing it, celebrity trainers do it, NASCAR drivers do it, pro sports teams are incorporating it into their conditioning programs. Here are five reasons why you should try it.

Injury By CrossFit?

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

What CrossFit Is Really Like

Erin Joy Henry | Posted 03.25.2013 | Healthy Living
Erin Joy Henry

I focused straight ahead at the white wall, and dropped fully into the present. My mind quieted and my body took over.The seconds between deep gasps for air were filled with thoughts of nothing beyond my next breath.

How I Lost My Love Handles in 2012 -- And Ate More Than I Ever Have

Erin Joy Henry | Posted 02.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Erin Joy Henry

I have not lost weight because I've traded body fat for muscle, and I wasn't trying to lose weight. But I am tighter than ever, and I am buying clothes one size smaller now. I have more energy than I sometimes know what to do with, and I feel confidence that I have never felt before.

Katherine Bindley

Why More Women Are Getting Down In The Mud

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Bindley | Posted 12.10.2012 | Healthy Living

When Lauren Mundell and her friends planned a girls weekend in Mount Snow, Vt., last May, they chose to spend part of it watching one of the most inte...

Fall Activities To Get You In Skiing Shape

Liftopia | Posted 10.31.2012 | Travel
Liftopia

The snow might not be falling yet, you can still stay strong with these super fun fall-time activities that will keep you in shape for skiing and riding.

WATCH/PHOTOS: 3D Street Mural Breaks World Record

Posted 11.18.2011 | Arts

The largest mural ever was completed Thursday, as part of the seventh annual Guinness World Records Day. British artists '3D Joe & Max,' with their in...

Is CrossFit Only For Maniacs?

Penny Love | Posted 11.26.2011 | Healthy Living
Penny Love

Just to keep me on my toes, I'm going to resist the urge to use the term "audacious radical fitness zealots" when referring to CrossFit, a strength and conditioning program for what I would call the "over-the-top" athlete.

WATCH: Learn More About Crossfit Training

Posted 11.02.2011 | Healthy Living

Curious about crossfit training? The workout is getting more and more popular and the results speak for themselves. The class is a combination of "com...