• Running and the CrossFitter: The Top 3 Reasons We Hate It (and The Top 3 Reasons We Should Love It)

    Running and the CrossFitter: The Top 3 Reasons We Hate It (and The Top 3 Reasons We Should Love It)

    Ah, running. We CrossFitters love to hate it. But the truth is, in the CrossFit Kaiju box, the greater CrossFit Matthews and CrossFit Charlotte communities — and beyond — CrossFit athletes who take up running have better conditioning, hands down. Interestingly, the reasons we tend to avoid it are the very reasons we need to

  • 3 Key Tips for Eating Paleo when Eating Out (or Ordering In)

    3 Key Tips for Eating Paleo when Eating Out (or Ordering In)

    When eating Paleo, ideally you’ll buy fresh, local meats and produce and cook them yourself; but we all know there will be times you go out to eat or order in. Just remember: giving yourself a break on cooking doesn’t mean you have to break your Paleo plan. There are plenty of folks in the

  • 6 Simple Signs of a Good CrossFit Gym

    6 Simple Signs of a Good CrossFit Gym

    Movement Coaching One of the biggest positives of working out at a CrossFit is the small group coaching, allowing for athletes to get individualized attention without having to pay as much money as hiring a personal trainer would cost. Therefore, going to a CrossFit box with coaches who understand how to effectively teach exercises should

  • Top Five Tips for CrossFit Beginners

    Top Five Tips for CrossFit Beginners

    CrossFit has revolutionized the fitness industry. Never before has a fitness program been designed to develop all aspects of fitness as good as CrossFit. This workout phenomenon has grown exponentially due to its ability to transform people’s health & fitness, as well as providing a sense of community between people working out together. Because of