Diversity in the Gym

Diversity in the Gym

I talk a lot about the importance of our efforts to diversify the communities we serve with our health and fitness work. Today I’m going to read you an op-ed piece from Jason Burns, the owner of Meddle Fitness (a CrossFit affiliate on the south side of Chicago), which...
Diversity in the Gym

Should We Prepare for a Market Crash?

One of the cool things about branching out from the old WODDITY Podcast is that I get to help you with things that go above and beyond our old CrossFit focus. One of those topics is financial security. In March we watched one of the biggest market roller coasters in...
Diversity in the Gym

Can You Get COVID Twice?

There seems to be a huge list of misinformation out there regarding COVID-19, antibodies, and immunity. So I thought I’d take some time this morning to tell you there is no evidence, there is no proof, and you are safer to treat this like the doctors recommend. Let’s...
Diversity in the Gym

We’re All Suffering from Peloton FOMO

 Is anyone else feeling just a little left out because they’re not rich enough to join this Peloton craze? Trust me. I’d tear it up on one of these bikes if I could, but I’m just apparently not cool enough. And I’m not sure it would fit in my toy-sized Brooklyn...
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Pandemic Inside a Pandemic: Opioid Abuse in America

You’ve probably seen or heard headlines the past few weeks that opioid abuse and overdoses have exploded over the course of quarantine. The stories seem to echo across the country. In Illinois’ Cook Country, home to the city of Chicago, overdoses are on track to...
Diversity in the Gym

Over-training During Quarantine

Today, let’s talk about overtraining. It’s something many of us are facing right now with limited outlets for our time and energy. Personally, I’m nursing a strained MCL after going from a few CrossFit classes a week to running and walking 50-plus miles a week.  It...