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    “Most people never run far enough on their first wind to find out they’ve got a second.” – William James

There’s Cardio in My CrossFit?

Friday morning I slogged through CrossFit Open workout 14.5, a descending ladder of thrusters and burpees. I never left my little corner of the gym for nearly 17 minutes and when I was done my lungs felt like they’d been pushed through a hard 5k. Sunday morning’s 10k was a breeze by comparison. So there … Continue reading

The CrossFit Open is Losing Its Sweaty Glow

I love the CrossFit Open. This worldwide search for the fittest man and woman is the most unique fitness competition ever. With nothing more than a video camera and an internet connect CrossFit creates a global playing field. The fittest person in the world may be hitting it hard in her garage thousands of miles … Continue reading

‘The Biggest Loser’ Loses Out

Did you see The Biggest Loser finale last week. After months of punishing workouts and rigid dieting a winner was crowned. Rachel Frederickson stood on a scale and watched along with millions of viewers as the numbers ticked past 140lbs, 130lbs, 118lbs, and finally stopped at 105lbs. She had lost nearly 60 percent of her … Continue reading

Why I Only Eat Poutine in Quebec (Or Why the 80/20 Rule is Bullshit)

January is often the time of year when people get on the healthy eating bandwagon. Doing a Whole30 or 21 Day Sugar Detox are excellent ways to re-establish your health. But what happens after your 30-day challenge? Do you stick to your new strict eating habits all the time? Or are you going to do … Continue reading