CrossFit Striking

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Fight Gone Right

By Hilary Achauer

In CrossFit Striking, Sports Applications

November 07, 2013

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CrossFit Striking combines punches and kicks with traditional CrossFit movements to introduce new elements into training.

I closed my eyes and spun in a circle, around and around, until I felt a tap on my shoulder.

“Knee strike!” someone shouted.

I opened my eyes and dizzily threw three unsteady knee strikes into a focus pad. Before I could finish the third one, I felt another tap on my shoulder.

“Palm-heel strike!”

Each time I finished one set… Continue Reading

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Diamond in the Roughhousing

By Mike Warkentin

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With MLB playoff battles raging, Mike Warkentin looks at the anatomy of the bench-clearing baseball fight.

A precisely manicured ball field is a thing of beauty, and the best are gorgeous temples built in honor of the sport of baseball.

There’s a geometric elegance to the ball field, which is home to skilled specialists who run the spectrum from amazing physical specimens to freakishly talented trolls who… Continue Reading

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CrossFit subject-matter experts George Ryan and Tony Blauer explain how fear-management and positive action are the keys to any crisis situation.

A feeling of helplessness tormented most Americans in the wake of the school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn. In the face of so much horror and injustice, some argued for more gun control, while others called for a heavier gun presence in our schools. Many brought… Continue Reading

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