Controversy

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The Laurel or Yanny debate tells us less about how we perceive sound, and more about how human beings perceive each other.

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Burpee penalties are a common occurrence in CrossFit Affiliates worldwide. But could they be harming your culture?

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The CrossFit Open always has a few surprises, but we can accurately predict the majority of what will come up. Knowing this, should we train specifically for it?

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We review the literature to examine the effectiveness of cryotherapy/ice baths for recovery and performance, and suggest methods of best practice.

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Are you scaling the CrossFit Open? For yourself or your athletes? Check out the top 8 reasons for you to reconsider.

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Barely a week goes by when I don't see social media slamming of perceived 'inferior' forms of exercise and their practitioners. It's our fitness that should be elite, not our attitude that should be elitist. 

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Barely a week goes by when someone doesn't post the question on social media, "Is it possible to be too strong?". FOR A CROSSFITTER, the answer is YES to all these things - IF YOU HAVE SACRIFICED SOMETHING ELSE TO GET THERE.

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The time of CrossFIt athletes following generalised programming and expecting competition success is over. The time of CrossFIt athletes following 'cookie-cutter, one-size-fits-all' periodisation programming and expecting competition success is over. Yes, competitive CrossFitters MUST periodise, but this periodisation MUST BE INDIVIDUALISED.

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What is and is not 'functional', what does and does not 'belong'.

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As CrossFitters, we pride ourselves on the universal scaleability of our game. But by excessively scaling, are we holding ourselves back?

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