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The Blog Has Moved by scrawnywod Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise For a while now I had been wanting to make a change with this blog but didn't quite know how to do it. So, a fresh start seemed in order. This blog will remain up, because I ... Read on »
You're Not Supposed to Bend That Way by scrawnywod Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise CrossFit is not yoga. I don't think anyone would argue otherwise. You can incorporate yoga into your training, and I would definitely recommend you do so. There is a time an ... Read on »
7 Things to Talk About With Other CrossFitters Besides CrossFit by scrawnywod Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise It doesn't matter where you are: a happy hour, wedding, or funeral, CrossFitters will find each other and inevitably talk ad nauseam about CrossFit. It's kind of like ... Read on »
Paleo + (Insert Dealbreaker of Choice) by scrawnywod Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I get asked the same questions a lot. "Is (insert craving of choice) Paleo?" Or, is (blank) okay to eat? The short answer is usually no. But, the slightly longer a ... Read on »
The 23:1 Rule by scrawnywod Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Author William S. Burroughs is said to be the first person to believe in the 23 enigma, which refers to the belief that most incidents and events are directly connec ... Read on »
Don't Train Failures by scrawnywod Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Photo credit: Benjamin Von Wong You've probably been in this place before. You're working up to a heavy single or maybe even a one-rep max, and perhaps t ... Read on »
Are We Overcomplicating Things? by scrawnywod Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Holy crap, a blog post! I know, I'm as shocked as you. It's been a while. It's not that I haven't had anything to write about. I have a list of topics on my iphone that I ha ... Read on »
Beef 101 by scrawnywod Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Check out this great infographic on beef from Frugal Dad .   Source: FrugalDad Read on »
Just Because It's Gluten Free Doesn't Mean It's Not Crap by scrawnywod Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I'm not singling out this particular brand or cereal manufacturer, but when Kara brought home a box of Marshmallow Pebbles the other week I was less than pleased. ... Read on »
Leave a Little in the Tank by scrawnywod Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Photo Credit: Benjamin Von Wong This past weekend I kept my workouts on the lighter side in terms of weight, volume and (more importantly) in ... Read on »
Paleo For Vegetarians by scrawnywod Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise There seems to be a common misconception that the Paleo diet is a diet heavily based on meat. While most people who follow the Paleo diet eat meat (beef, poultry, pork ... Read on »
The Health Benefits of Grass-fed Beef by scrawnywod Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Today we have a guest post from Megan Bucknum of Philly Cowshare discussing the benefits of eating grass-fed beef. In this post, Megan will give a little bit of bac ... Read on »
How To Deal With Food Cravings by scrawnywod Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Here's a common scenario: You're feeling stressed from: work, family, school, friends, life - pick one, or all of them. With that stress comes a need to make you ... Read on »
Defining Happiness by scrawnywod Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise “I have decided to be happy, because it's good for my health.” – Voltaire For the past five weeks I've been running a challenge at CrossFit Delaware Valley c ... Read on »
Convenience is Toxic by scrawnywod Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise This is a story about coffee, but it applies to all foods and food choices we make on a daily basis. I like coffee as much as the next person, but I'm not crazy abo ... Read on »
A Double Dose of Reading Today by scrawnywod Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I've got two articles up today, but neither are on this site.  How To Keep a Workout Log is up on CrossFit Delaware Valley. Mother First, Athlete Seco ... Read on »
Deconstructing the Rule Book for the 2012 CrossFit Games Open by scrawnywod Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise After a month of radio silence I'm back. Over the past week I've been simmering on the Rule Book that was posted for the 2012 CrossFit Games Open. There's a lot ... Read on »
My Top 5 Favorite Posts of 2011 by scrawnywod Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Here is a collection of my favorite posts of the past year in chronological order. We're gonna go VH1 Storytellers on this one and get some of the back story on the best ... Read on »
My 2011 Reading List by scrawnywod Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise While most of the stuff I read this year was nutrition-related material, and not always in book form, I was able to sneak in a few other things along the way. Here are a lis ... Read on »
Repost: Why You Need to Get Stronger by scrawnywod Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise This is a repost of an article I did for CrossFit Delaware Valley back in October.  "Strong people are harder to kill than weak people, and more useful in general.” ~ M ... Read on »