“The needs of our olympic athletes and grandparents differ by degree, not kind.” That is to say, everyone needs to perform an intelligently selected variety of functional movements at a level of intensity appropriate for that individual. Everyone needs to eat food that sustains, rather than harms, the body. This is the pursuit of fitness, and the ability to maintain that fitness throughout your life is a defining measure of health. CrossFit At Home is a place to access the necessary tools–functional movement, simple nourishment–to sustain and preserve your health at home.
"The push-up is more a family of movements than a single exercise. In fact, it is a progression that starts from the horizontal, which is the classic 'P.E. push-up' and then, through gradually, incrementally, elevating the feet from the floor to a point where the athlete is eventually in a handstand, becomes the handstand push-up.“ —Greg Glassman, 2003 CFJ article, “The Push-Up”Watch
"Financial conflicts of interest matter. They can best be defined as any financial association (or promise of one in the future) that would give researchers an incentive to distort their work. For example, if a researcher is doing a study comparing drug A with drug B, and has a large equity interest in company A, he or she would benefit if drug A is shown to be better. …Unfortunately, there is much evidence that financial conflicts of interest are in fact distorting medical research.” —Marcia Angell, former editor-in-chief of the New England Journal of MedicineRead the article
“For decades, Kearns and a cadre of researchers have discovered, Big Sugar sought to influence journalists, scientists, and regulators with the effect of delaying research into its product’s potentially harmful health effects.”Read the article
"Why squat? The squat is a vital, natural, and functional component of your being. In the bottom position, the squat is nature’s intended sitting posture. Only in the industrialized world do we find the need for chairs, couches, benches, and stools. This comes at a loss of functionality that contributes immensely to decrepitude." —Greg GlassmanWatch