Feeding Your Muscles (And Your Fire)

Feeding Your Muscles (And Your Fire)

Exercise does not make you stronger. Let me repeat that: Exercise does not make you stronger. Recovering from exercise makes you stronger. If you could look through a microscope at your muscle fibers after a heavy CrossFit session, it would look like a bomb went off....

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Optimal Nutrition: Simple. Not Easy.

Optimal Nutrition: Simple. Not Easy.

"Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants." Michael Pollan sums up how to eat with these words and makes it sound so simple. So why doesn't it feel simple? I would argue that eating well is simple, but it's not easy. The cards are stacked against us when it comes to...

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CrossFit Open, Part 2 – Oct. 10-Nov.10

CrossFit Open, Part 2 – Oct. 10-Nov.10

The CrossFit Open is upon us...again. Yes, we are doing it twice this year. CrossFit Inc. is officially moving the Open from March to October, so this year we double up. Next year, it will only be in October. For those of you who are new, read on to learn what the...

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Strategies and scales for Murph

Strategies and scales for Murph

Memorial Day in the CrossFit community is synonymous with one workout: Murph. Of the many Hero WODs CrossFit has written over the years, this one is the most famous. (But despite how it looks on the whiteboard, it's not the most difficult...by a long shot). The...

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