crossfit

My One-Man Attempt to Figure Out Why Group Fitness Classes Are So Dominated By Women

I’m one of three men and 30 women awaiting direction at the start of a Saturday morning Zumba class, the group fitness program that combines…

The Untold Story of the Burpee

If you were involved in military training or any kind of athletics, chances are you were punished by being ordered to drop into a squat,…

Redefining Pro Wrestling’s Perfect Body Type

Almost since its inception, pro wrestling has featured an impressive array of giants — foreign behemoths, huge hillbillies, immobile blimps and numerous other men who were larger…

If You Work Out Till You Puke, You’re Doing It Wrong

If you’ve ever done a CrossFit “WOD” (workout of the day), you’ll know the feeling: Your temperature suddenly goes atomic, exhaustion grips your limbs and…