crossfit

My Very Sweaty Hour in the Climate-Change-Inspired ‘Extinction Training’ Workout Class

For the moment at least, our impending ecologic ruin (ironically) sounds like Temperature, the 2005 hit from Sean Paul. I’m in the basement of Gymbox,…

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…