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The relationship between height and CrossFit success

November 8, 2017

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“Oh, you’re gonna be good at this workout, since you’re short.” “Find something different to say other than I’m short. I heard enough of fucking that. Maybe ’cause I did ten years of olympic weightlifting.” Mat Fraser, 2x CrossFit Games champion How much does height matter when it comes to CrossFIt? We’ll look at this […]

Issues with ankle bracing and taping (how we created the high ankle sprain)

October 30, 2017

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The most common way an ankle is injured is this: We call that an inversion ankle sprain. By taping or bracing the ankle, or maybe by wearing higher topped shoes, we lessen the mobility of the ankle. We lessen the ability of the ankle to invert or evert. That is, to sprain. One way or another, […]

Can football players have HEALTHIER brains than everybody else???

October 23, 2017

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We’ve seen NFL players have less risk of cardiovascular disease, and cancer…and they live longer than the general population. –Wait, former NFL players are healthier than most people? (They also have less risk of domestic violence.) What we didn’t see there though was NFL players having healthier brains. Neurodegeneration is more likely to kill a former […]

How fast are CrossFit athletes?

October 2, 2017

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Mat Fraser is the most dominant CrossFit athlete. One could make an argument the most dominant ever. In 2015, he was nicknamed toast in the sprint events. 60 minute mark is his heat: There were two sprint events back to back. Out of 40, he got 24th and 37th place. Guy was so uncoordinated running, […]