“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.
"Florence Nightingale was so much more than a lady with a lamp. The legend of the saintly nurse has long obscured the truth – that her mathematical genius was what really saved so many lives. Her ambition led her into the hellish world of Crimean warfare and, as a result, on a journey that would transform nursing and hospitals in Britain."Read the article
"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