• air squat form

    There may be nothing more fundamental for the typical Crossfit WOD than the squat. Getting this basic movement down is essential for building up in complexity for other workouts…

  • "These guys aren't from this planet!"  As I sit in the crowd at the 2013 CF Games this is, oddly enough, the most logical and rational sentence I can produce to describe what I'm seeing. …

  • Pondering Community

    Dec 31, 2014

    Joe

    8th Day Community, many of you have put months and even years of time and effort into your fitness journey. You've followed intelligent programming and made wise decisions about being…

  • JoeAlright. I don’t do Facebook rants. So I’ll keep my composure...and write in logical composed thoughts. But inside I’m having a throw down, foot stomping, give me a break tantrum.

    I…

  • CrossFit Criticism

    Nov 5, 2013

    Over the past few days I’ve been asked repeatedly what my opinion is on the recently viral article about CrossFit and Rhabdo.  Most of me wants to leave it alone and get back to programming…

  • Courtney Nickoles and Margie Spees are both members at 8th Day who have continued to train through their pregnancies. Courtney’s baby girl is due October 2nd and Margie and Walter’s baby is…

  • Eggs are bad...no they’re good.  Stay away from butter...oops, maybe margarine is the bad guy.  Don’t drink alcohol...or maybe have one glass of red wine a day. You don’t have to go far to…

  • I realize some members of 8th Day are happy to come each day, be led through a workout, and go home. That's awesome. But more and more, I see there's a growing number of you who want to…

  • Let's talk about athletes and the use of anti-inflammatory drugs. About halfway through my collegiate career, I jumped ship from baseball to track and field. Launching myself headlong into…

  • Those Crazy People

    Apr 27, 2013

    Run a mile with 3 people teams carrying 1, 115lb loaded barbell, a 20lb medicine ball and a hurdle. Every quarter mile split 50 pushups, 50 ball slams and 100 hurdle hops. Upon completion…