Rhabdo. Short for Rhabdomyolysis. In CrossFit, it’s like a dirty word. Adversaries of the CrossFit world like to apply blanket correlations between our intense workout regimen and regular occurrences of rhabdo, while CrossFit trainers and owners like to adamantly deny it’s existence in their gyms. The truth is, neither is accurate. Although rhabdo is a…

CrossFit is fun. Lots of fun. So much fun that people usually don’t want to take a break from it. Many addicted CrossFitters work out six days and then run a 10k and do some heavy deadlifts for “active recovery” on the seventh day. But hey…no pain, no gain, right? And if exercise is good, then…

Full disclosure: I am not a doctor, physical therapist, or any other kind of licensed medical practitioner. I am simply a Level 1 CrossFit Trainer who spends a lot of time reading and researching everything and anything that relates to athletic performance, including sports injury prevention and recovery. If a more qualified individual is treating…

   
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