Natural Muscular Limits of the Crossfit Athlete

Most people start crossfit because they want to become healthier, look better, and have more self confidence.   Often times they first learn about crossfit from Youtube, or watching the Crossfit Games on ESPN.  These top...

Predicting Maximal Strength of the Crossfit Athlete

Crossfit has changed enormously over the last several years.  Initially it started out as a training methodology, and now it has become a popular strength and conditioning sport.  As any crossfitter knows, it requires...

Crossfit Supplement Review: Blonyx HMB+Creatine

Normally I'm very skeptical of supplements.  I've always felt that many companies are less than scrupulous, and many of their products leave much to be desired.  It was with this in mind that I contacted...

Crossfit Strength Training with Bands and Chains

Anyone experienced in the iron game can tell you that after a certain point, doing the same old thing will stop yielding results.  Most of the time, we then try to change a few...

Absolute Strength: Stronger Than You Think

If you are reading this article you are stronger than you think.  Most people do not have a realistic understanding of how strong they really are.  This occurs because we can see videos of extraordinary...

Crossfit Programing: Invictus Analysis

In the last several years Crossfit has changed from a fringe exercise cult with a puking clown as it's mascot, to a world wide phenomena and competitive sport televised on ESPN.  As it has...

Crossfit Supplement Review: HMB, Creatine

The first rule of supplements is, don't take supplements.  By definition, they only supplement an already sound diet, which sad to say, doesn't describe most people.  If you do have a good diet and...

Bodybuilding for the Crossfit Athlete

Few things cause as much angst for Crossfitters than the prospect of bodybuilding.  Since crossfit's inception there has been a natural tension between these two different tribes of gym bro's.  On one hand, bodybuilders...

A Fat Loss Plan for Crossfit Athletes

The reason you aren't losing weight isn't because you can't, it's because you won't.  The science behind weight loss is straight forward and it is well known to anyone who knows how to operate...

Physiological Factors Affecting Crossfit

Crossfit has become immensely popular in the last 5 years, with several million participants and over 10,000 Crossfit affiliates.  The exercise science and research community has been slow to respond to this trend and...
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