Scaling and Variability

   We use a ton of methods to scale various movements. You can read about what scaling is here. Today I want to quickly go over why we don’t use the same scaling options for everyone.      When we look at a movement like a pull-up, there will be many reasons why...

Sport Specialization (play more sports!)

I’ve written about this subject before, but I saw an interesting graphic today. In the Super Bowl, the premier game of a league that is made of arguably the best athletes on earth, only 12 of the 100+ players taking the field played one sport in high school.  Of the...

CrossFitter vs. A Truck

   Timehop today reminded me of something that happened two years ago. At the time I was living in Taiwan and running Xiong CrossFit full-time. I was riding my 150cc scooter headed to the gym on a sunny afternoon. The light before me turned green and as I proceeded...

WOD & Wine, thank you!

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Your Hands. Your story.

Yesterday I wrote about a marketing campaign that’s happening in Europe. You can read that post here.  Maybe this is what they had in mind…      I grew up in the Midwest playing sports, playing outside, and when in not in school, working with my Grandparents on...