Dana Stubblefield: Beyond the NFL

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We sat down with Dana Stubblefield, two-time NFL Pro-Bowl defensive lineman and former Defensive Player of the Year with the San Francisco 49ers. Dana now lives in San Jose, CA and is currently a CrossFitter at CrossFit Silicon Valley, where he’s become the beloved ringleader of the 9am crew. To call Dana strong would be a huge […]

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Caitlin’s CrossFit Success Story

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Everyone has a story….a journey….a path that has led them to where they stand today. For so many of us, fitness and how we feel about ourselves has been a long time struggle. I find so much inspiration in the real, behind-the-scenes stories of the Incendians that are brave enough to share their stories with […]

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6 Powerful Ways CrossFit Changes Lives

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By now, we’ve all heard the negatives that seem to accompany CrossFit: it’s dangerous, it leads to injury, it makes you bulk up … but what about the other side of the coin? What is it about CrossFit that’s got everyone talking? Many people who stumble into this world of CrossFit emerge as changed people. […]

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The Fear Of “Bulkiness” and CrossFit

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This will be my one and only post about CrossFit making you bulky. I get just a little tired of breaking it down again and again for people. From now on i will just direct them to this blog post. Training AND EATING like an athlete who wants to be a generally capable human being in all […]

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The 3 Reasons People Are Obsessed With Crossfit

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The cult fitness program has primal appeal Lift, Squat, Repeat: Inside the Crossfit Cult If someone in your life does CrossFit, the high-intensity fitness training favored by Marines and first responders, you’ve ribbed them (out loud or in your mind) about being part of a cult. This is a natural response to their relentless insistence […]

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Web MD CrossFit Review

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Preparing the body “not only for the known, but also the unknown” is the mantra for CrossFit, one of the fastest growing strength and conditioning programs today. It is not a traditional, specialized training program like doing isolated weight lifting for a certain muscle oraerobics. “Our specialty is not specializing,” says CrossFit founder and former gymnast Greg […]

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CrossFit Isn’t Killing Us

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LAST DECEMBER, Outside Magazine pointedly raised a question that may have crossed the mind of many a curious exerciser: “Is CrossFit Killing Us?” Translated from the language of over-the-top, misleading headlines to something normal, the query roughly meant, “ Is CrossFit — an exercise program that emphasizes a blend of high intensity interval training, weighted movements, and a ‘push […]

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CrossFit vs Conventional Training

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The phenomenon that is CrossFit has completely divided Strength & Conditioning coaches. On the one hand many herald Rich Froning (pictured above) as the second coming of Christ and ‘The World’s Fittest Man’. On the other, people avoid CrossFitters like the plague in fear they will catch the dreaded rhabdomyolysis, a rare condition where the […]

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