This blog series is not so much a series of lessons about the history of CrossFit, but more like a history of the lessons I learned from doing CrossFit. (Read pt.1 here and pt. 2 here). To be absolutely fair, I have to credit Greg Glassman’s ideas about fitness with inspiring me and exciting meContinue reading “CrossFit History Lessons, Pt. 3”
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Do I Need to Learn to Use Myofascial Release Tools?
If you’re doing it right, you won’t have to learn how to use this. Here’s a common question that I get: “Should I buy a foam roller?” And the answer, of course, is, “It depends.” For most of my clients, I would say no, they don’t need to buy a foam roller. If they’re sleepingContinue reading “Do I Need to Learn to Use Myofascial Release Tools?”
Work is Not Exercise
If you Google terms like “yard work injury” or “bad shovel posture”, you will find countless memes and images such as this one. This is evidence of a widespread problem: people do their manual labor with incorrect posture and force mechanics, leading to injury and discomfort. Even worse, many believe that their sloppy yard workContinue reading “Work is Not Exercise”