Lessons From 20.1

Lessons From 20.1

One of my favorite things about the Open season are the conversations that take place both leading up to each weeks new workout AND especially afterwards.   Inevitably, we always make our way to a laundry list of would haves, could haves, and should haves. In...
Why I Still Believe Everyone Should Do The Open

Why I Still Believe Everyone Should Do The Open

This will be my 10th year of doing the CF Open.   (If you’re new and haven’t heard what it is, definitely start by reading the article linked here.)   For some, this might be your first. It might be your 5th, 3rd, or 7th.   For many, maybe you’ve never...
Can You Build Muscle with Bodyweight Exercises Only?

Can You Build Muscle with Bodyweight Exercises Only?

We’ve gotten this question a number of times: Can I build muscle mass with just bodyweight exercises? Absolutely! Ever seen male gymnasts? (Head to the google) Gymnasts work almost exclusively using only bodyweight, and they are jacked! It’s not easy though!...
Pain in CrossFit – Part 2

Pain in CrossFit – Part 2

In part 1 of this 2-part series, we talked about the mechanisms behind the occurrence of elbow pain within CrossFit…or any other fitness regimen you might be following. Understanding how something occurs is the best course of action to prevent it from happening...