The Fitness Battle Rages On.

In 2013, the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) published an article in their Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research about CrossFit®. This article would soon come to be known as “The Devor Study”. In this article, the NSCA claimed that CrossFit was an injurious sport, and included with it, injury data related to the…

CrossFit Inc. Sets Precedent

What kind of workout can one expect on their first visit to a CrossFit box (gym)?  The workout will usually consist of a 500-meter row, 40 air squats, 30 sit-ups, 20 pushups and 10 pull-ups. This “baseline” workout is usually used to assess the new client’s initial fitness level. An Affiliate owner would never suspect…

Generic CrossFit Coming Soon…

CrossFit has become a fast growing industry since entering the fitness world in the early 2000’s. There are now thousands of affiliates, which span across the globe, and each affiliate owner pays a $3,000 annual licensing fee to use the CrossFit brand name. CrossFit, the company, has prided itself on their distinction from other fitness…

“Custody Battle” for CrossFit Kids

In 2005, CrossFit Inc. licensed Jeff and Mikki Martin to create the official program known as CrossFit Kids. The Martins have been affiliate owners since 2003, and have always had a passion for bringing the sport to both the elderly, and specifically kids. The Martins prided themselves on teaching fundamental movements, and promoting the “small gains”…

Crossfit Brand Wars: Nike Awakens

With the release of the Nike “Metcon 2”, many “crossfitters” are still wondering whether the on-going brand war between Reebok and Nike is finally over. The simple answer to that question is no. Reebok/Crossfit continue to send various cease and desist letters to Nike, whenever the sporting goods conglomerate attempts to use the Crossfit name….

CrossFit Goes to Court?

What were to happen to fitness if we were to take movements from powerlifting, combine it with gymnastics and cardio, and put it all together in one workout? Well, you get one of the fastest growing, high endurance, high-intensity fitness competitions in the world today, known as CrossFit. CrossFit has become one of the fastest…