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Becoming an Icon

Ask Rich Froning about his diet and he’s pretty nonchalant, admitting he doesn’t follow paleo or count calories in any way, shape, or form. Mention some of his max lifts, which are pretty well on par withlifters who specialize in throwing huge weight around, and he’ll play them off as… READ MORE

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Raising the Bar

Wounded warriors meet CrossFit CrossFit is known for being one of the most challenging athletic systems in the current fitness arena. Its high-intensity functional training asks participants to execute precise movements under extreme stress. The athlete is challenged to maintain their focus while performing difficult maneuvers. Practitioners are expected to… READ MORE

Tough Like Lindsey

Lindsey Valenzuela From 34th in the 2011 CrossFit Games to 9th in 2012 and 2nd in 2013, Lindsey’s voracious climb to the top of the CrossFit world is thanks to nothing less than ruthless hard work. Her capacity for mental toughness is sought by many but achieved by few. In… READ MORE

WODkilla. So you want to compete? Here’s what you need to know.

This goes out to anyone who has ever considered participating in a CrossFit competition. I’m talking to the average CrossFitter. You’re in the Box three times a week. You train despite a busy schedule. You might have started CrossFit to get in shape and see what the hype was about…. READ MORE

Rest: The key to optimal performance

The Crossfit Games measures who can do more work in less time over a couple of days. This period will be intense for the lucky individuals that make it, but the real victory will be weeks, even months, earlier and not from what you think. Rest will prove to be… READ MORE

Breakfast of Champions. Eat like an Athlete and perform like a Beast

The iconic brand Wheaties has a long association with sports and has been around for nearly 90 years, best known for its “Breakfast of Champions” slogan. We have all been told “eat your wheaties” and you will be strong like all the athletes on the cereal box. But if your… READ MORE

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Rich Froning talks faith, family and fighting for the 2012

Winner of the 2011 Reebok CrossFit Games and the title of ‘Fittest Man on Earth’, Rich talks to Sweat RX about faith, family and fighting for the 2012 title I can’t see his cape or the signature ‘S’ on his chest, but Rich Froning Jr definitely reminds me of somebody…. READ MORE

Knit One, Curl Two: How the Women of CrossFit are Made

In the world of sports, the so-called “fairer sex” has come a long way since Amelia Jenks Bloomer introduced the first generation of comfy workout pants in 1851. From Annie Oakley’s outperforming her champion-marksman husband in an 1875 shooting match, to 16-year-old Marilyn Bell’s feat of being the first human… READ MORE

Yoga is the Yin to the CrossFit Yang

It doesn’t take long as a member of the CrossFit community to notice that an unsettling majority of athletes seriously neglect their mobility. The reasons are as varied as the workouts – ran out of time, don’t know how to stretch, look like an idiot stretching, don’t need it, etc…. READ MORE

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Hamilton Street Beat. Crime fighters pack a punch with CrossFit

Hamilton is one of the largest cities in Southern Ontario, with a population of over half a million people. To keep the peace among all those citizens, the Hamilton Police Service (HPS) boasts more than 800 sworn officers and 200-plus civilian employees. Policing in 2012 is a different beast from… READ MORE











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Ben Bergeron

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Brian Reilly

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Bryan Kaisk

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Christopher Nolan


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Dave Laus

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Dawn Fletcher

Doc Williams

Doc Williams

Dr Jordan Jiunta

Dr Jordan Jiunta

Dr Jordan Shallow

Dr Jordan Shallow

Geo Rockwell

Geo Rockwell

James Patrick

James Patrick

Jamie Shane

Jamie Shane

Jenna Antonelli

Jenna Antonelli

Jenny Nicol

Jenny Nicol

Kendell MacLeod

Kendell MacLeod

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Marie-Lyssa Dormeus

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Mary McCashin

Melissa Mead

Melissa Mead

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Michael Brian

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Michael Frazier

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Michelle Caldaroni

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Nick Massie

Peter Roberts

Peter Roberts


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