The Start of Another Weekend Frenzy – State #7 Mount Mitchell, North Carolina

The start of Another Weekend Frenzy State #7 Mount Mitchell, North Carolina Elevation – 6684 Summit Date: 2/8/13 This week had been one of the longest work weeks of my life. I had started up a CrossFit location at my YMCA, in addition to taking on another part time job. This meant 5:30am to 7:00pm hours while getting the […]

Climbing to New Heights State #6 Mount Humphreys, Arizona

Climbing to New Heights State #6 Mount Humphreys, Arizona Elevation – 12,600ft Summit Date: 12/8/12 In addition to working full time I have a part time job working for a company called MovNat teaching outdoor fitness seminars. On Friday evening I would fly out at 5pm  to go teach a seminar after working eight hours […]

Product Review Reebok CrossFit Nano 4.0

      The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of Reebok.   Product Review Reebok CrossFit Nano 4.0   Reebok crashed onto the scene with the original CrossFit Nano and started a new trend for crossfitters. Now we finally had a shoe designed for us and the unique demands of our sport. […]

Interview with Jeff Kuhland about Pull-up Training

Break Your Pull-up Training Plateau and Work Your Way up to Doing Sets of 20-30+ Pull-ups Using These Tips From Jeff “50+ Pull-ups” Kuhland Jeff Kuhland – NSCA-CSCS, MovNat Trainer, Pull-up Training Expert I got a chance to train with Jeff Kuhland at a 5-day MovNat retreat back in 2009, and have kept in touch with him […]

Proper Pull-Up Form: How to do Pull-Ups Using the Correct Technique

Proper Pull-Up Form: How to do Pull-Ups Using the Correct Technique Posted On 17 Feb, 2013 – By – With 0 Comments Using proper pull-up form and the correct technique when learning how to do pull-ups is extremely important if you are to reap the full benefits of doing pull-ups as well as keep yourself injury free. Most […]

Top 5 Articles and Record Setting Growth

This past month was a massive change for Athletic Human. In October there were 2,256 unique visitors and in November there were 194,079 unique visitors. This was also reflected in the shares, tweets, and tons of other  support. I am very thankful for the support and everyone who has shared this site with others. Much […]

Coach, I Can’t Do Pull Ups: 7 Tips to Get You There

As originally appeared on Breaking Muscle: Pull ups are a basic movement in CrossFit, yet in and of themselves they are an intermediate gymnastic movement. Starting out pulling your bodyweight can seem like an insurmountable task. Don’t fall prey to the mistakes of progressing too fast, kipping before you’re ready, or skipping over the fundamentals. There are […]

Self-Reliance, Physical Fitness and Personal Responsibility

I talk about becoming who you are born to be on Athletic Human. The idea that you should develop into a fit athletic person and have strength, endurance, and agility. My goal is not to make everyone an elite athlete, rather to let everyone become happy, healthy, and free. To achieve these goals we must […]

Ankle Mobility Exercises

Ankle Mobility can be the number one issue affecting your squat, deadlift, running, and overall performance. The combination of shoes, too much time spent sitting, and lack of movement restricts ankles. Rather than having a flexible, powerful base of support that can turn on a dime or balance, you’ve replaced this with modern day peg […]

Is the Rebound Box Jump Suitable For Everyone?

This article originally appeared on BreakingMuscle.com written by Jeff Kuhland The rebound box jump is popular among CrossFit competitors due to its speed and efficiency. Box jumps are a fascinating movement that can be an incredible display of athletic ability, but the rebound jump is a movement that should not be taken lightly. The danger of […]