BloombergBusinessweek, in a story headlined: “Is CrossFit Dangerous?“: CrossFit Inc. doesn’t just want to make people fit. It wants to be fitness. A reputation for injuries, accurate or not, stands in the way of that. More on my experiences with Crossfit here (2009) and here (2011).
The next in an ongoing series of unrelated posts that have long been drafts and which I’m finally getting around to sharing… I occasionally get emails from folks who come across my 2009 post about my interest in the Crossfit training philosophy. So I wanted to follow up with some updated thoughts on fitness, as […]
Update 2 — September 22, 2011: I have recently started doing Crossfit workouts again. I switched to conventional strength training (see update below) for a while, but have now returned to Crossfit’s more intensive calisthenics workouts. I’m finding that cycling between the two is beneficial. Update: this post is from 2009. For my more recent […]
Yesterday my friends S and J and I participated in the 10th annual Banyan Tree vertical marathon here in Bangkok. The rules of the contest were as follows: 1. Sprint up the stairs to the top of the 61-floor hotel. 2. Go as fast as you can. 3. There is no rule three. Just run! […]