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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 attention

Op-Eds

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 the

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 online

Op-Eds

Sep 27, 2019 by

What Complaining About Rep Cutting Says About Your Character (OPINION)

I read the op-ed “What Rep Cutting Says About Your Character,” I saw the re-posts, the internet applauding, and

Op-Eds

Sep 20, 2019 by

What Rep Cutting Says About Your Character (OPINION)

It is not often that I find a subject that I want to sit down and write about. When I do, it is something I want to

Op-Eds

Aug 23, 2019 by

Why Are You Still Using RX?

Do you know why you are still using RX?  When I ask that in coaching workshops, I usually get a gym full of

CrossFit Games Op-Eds

Aug 7, 2019 by

The “Fittest 4” not the “4 Fittest”. Why the year of the “SuperTeam” was irrelevant.

Now there will be super teams from all over the world that will dethrone the Champs! This could be the first time

Op-Eds

Jul 19, 2019 by

An Open Letter About the Need for Greater Awareness of Caffeine Levels in Energy Drinks

As appeared in the San Jose Mercury News. An open letter about the need for greater awareness of caffeine levels in

Op-Eds

Jul 14, 2019 by

Survival of the Fittest (Opinion)

Please make this the title of event 1! Am I right? If you haven’t seen the way the cutting structure will work once

Op-Eds

Jul 5, 2019 by

No Shirt, No Problem! (Opinion)

So, Graham Holmberg — a guy who it’s hard to find a photo of with his shirt on — announced that his gym

Op-Eds

May 28, 2019 by

In Defense of the Wildcard (Opinion)

Of all the changes made to the CrossFit Games schedule and qualification process, the one that seems to have elicited

Op-Eds

May 24, 2019 by and

How We Would Fix The System (OPINION)

Background – Sean Woodland and Tommy Marquez, are the creators and hosts of the Talking Elite Fitness Podcast.

Op-Eds

May 24, 2019 by , and

Como Deveríamos Arrumar o Sistema (Opinião)

Histórico – Sean Woodland e Tommy Marquez são os criadores e apresentadores do Podcast Talking Elite Fitness

Op-Eds

Apr 24, 2019 by

Why Coaches Should Never Work For a Percentage (Opinion)

One of the most common questions I get asked by Gym owners and the coaches who work for them is “What is a fair

Op-Eds

Apr 19, 2019 by

Can athletes really make a living doing CrossFit? My experience says, yes. (OPINION)

I started my CrossFit Games journey back in 2009. In 2011, after qualifying for my third CrossFit Games, I received my



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