"Strong people are harder to kill than weak people, and more useful in general." -Mark Rippetoe. Sure, it's a funny quote. But it's also true; and not just in the sense of physical assault. Strong people are more likely to survive accidents and disease. That's a fact. And if you're not lifting heavy things, your fitness regimen is inadequate; potentially dangerously so. That's a fact. Speaking of strong people, congrats to Erin, Jess, and Megan who put up Back Squat personal records of 1x200#, … [Read more...] about Strong People.
Hmmm... it's kinda like driving a car, or using a curling iron, or... just about anything, in that the answer is, "not when done properly." Of course, that's not to say accidents don't happen. They happen all the time, and in all activities. That's why they're called accidents. But two things stand out for us. 1. The more training you have, and the more care you put into an activity, the less likely you are to make a mistake and get injured. 2. Strong people are likely to be injured to a lesser … [Read more...] about Isn’t CrossFit dangerous?