Is CrossFit or High Intensity Training right for you?

In his biography Rich Froning Jr. attributes some of his success as a CrossFit athlete to a high pain tolerance. More importantly he can completely shut it out and push past things that would put many of us on our knees. While this is a learned skill he perfected over a long season of pitching…

Sweat Therapy

I’m going to be straight up with you here Modern Savage tribe; weightlifting and working out is my therapy. It’s a coping mechanism for a life and world that often feels out of control and set against me. Some days it feels like the only thing that keeps me from beating stupid people to death…

Short and Intense or Long Workouts, which is best?

Which is a better an hour long workout or a short but intense 15 minute barn burner? While this question has been debated before; I’ve had the fortune to be on both sides of this dilemma as both a participant and a coach. An hour seems to be the universally accepted time-frame in which to…

Workout of the Day, October 7, 2012

It’s been awhile since we posted a workout while we’ve been rebuilding Legion Fitness. While today is technically a rest day I have been using the down time to practice my nemesis and Achilles heel; the Double-under! Who would have ever thought such a seemingly simple move could be so hard to master. It is…