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Mar 18, 2020 by

Coronavirus and the CrossFit Community: A Call to Action

[Editor’s Note: In an effort to highlight Dr. Foucher-Urcuyo’s calls to action, we have placed them at the

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Feb 14, 2020 by

OpEd: The State of Nutrition in CrossFit

There are few things that get people as fired up on social media as nutrition. Like politics and religion,

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Feb 7, 2020 by

OpEd: If You Are Serious About CrossFit, You Should Try Keto

The ketogenic diet has increased in popularity recently — from a small niche following to the mainstream

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Feb 7, 2020 by

OpEd: Things We Wish We Knew Before CrossFit

I often think about who I could have been at the age of 14. And at 19, at 22 and even at 25. I think about who

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Jan 31, 2020 by

Message to Affiliates: If You’re Only Offering Group Classes, You are Basically Zumba

“How much is your monthly membership?” asks the new prospect, referring to the cost of joining group

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Jan 17, 2020 by

The Future of Fitness: Why You Should Care about CrossFit Teens

It was just over a year ago that the Morning Chalk Up reported on the major changes coming to the CrossFit

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Dec 20, 2019 by

How to Build Community Around Nutrition (OPINION)

Nutrition philosophies are better known for their ability to divide versus unify. Discussions about whether you

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Dec 6, 2019 by

The Shared Language of CrossFit

It’s Friday, 5:17 PM. I just got off stage at the 2019 CrossFit China Summit sharing four trends happening in

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Nov 29, 2019 by

The Case For Giving It All Away (OPINION)

One of few things that can froth up a frenzy as frantic as “Kill Cliff or FITAID” is the mere mention of

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Nov 8, 2019 by

Let the Girls Play with The Heavy Barbells (OPINION)

Was the women’s weight too light in 20.4? I’m honestly not sure what the right answer is here. For years,

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Nov 1, 2019 by

In Defense of the Open (OPINION)

I’ve owned San Francisco CrossFit with my wife, Juliet, for nearly 14 years and, let me be frank, I don’t

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Oct 25, 2019 by

An Open Letter to Everyone Doing the Open Without “Doing” The Open (OPINION)

I’ll start out by throwing all my perceived biases out into the open: I love CrossFit, since I started back

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Oct 21, 2019 by

How to Make the Open Make Sense Again (OPINION)

CrossFit HQ has always acted more like a combatant than a business. In the early days, it was a fight for

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Oct 18, 2019 by

Stop Having Dumb Debates about CrossFit (OPINION)

Let’s get your objections out of the way. Yes, the author counts among the most prolific fitness debaters of

CrossFit Games Op-Eds

Oct 4, 2019 by

Make the CrossFit Open Work For You (OPINION)

Our Intramural Open has always been huge at Rocket CrossFit. But we didn’t use to push people to register


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