The Murph Workout Guide + What’s A Good Murph Time?

CrossFit has become notorious for having some killer workouts. Most CrossFit workouts combined various strength exercises, bodyweight exercises, cardio or metabolic conditioning exercises, and sometimes even speed and power exercises. The most popular CrossFit workouts, or those that serve as benchmarks, are called WODs, which stands for “Workout of the Day.” Nailing the WOD is … Read more

The 75 Soft Challenge: Your Complete Guide

Taking on fitness and health challenges is a great way to have structure, accountability, and motivation to help you stick with your goals and make measurable progress. There are hundreds, if not thousands, of fitness, diet, and health programs to choose from, some of which are very focused, such as a 30-day plank challenge, while … Read more

Run The Year: How To Take On A Year-Long Running Challenge

Running challenges are a great way to stay engaged and motivated and strive for improvement in the sport. A running challenge can be as simple as maintaining a 30-day running streak of running at least 1 mile per day or as involved and long-term as taking on a year-long running challenge. The concept of trying … Read more

Pull Up Workout Plan For Beginners: The 8 Best Exercises To Get You There

Pull-ups are one of those bucket list fitness goals for many people. Just as it’s popular to want to break a certain mile time barrier—like 10 minutes, 6 minutes, or even 4 or 5 minutes—or bench press your weight in pounds, being able to do full bodyweight pull-ups is a feat of strength and marker … Read more

Would You Pass The Army Combat Fitness Test? Here Are The New ACFT Requirements

The U.S. Army is rolling out a new fitness test, the ACFT 3.0, the first change to the test in 40 years. Back in 2013, the Army realized they had a problem when they were evacuating more soldiers from Iraq and Afghanistan due to preventable musculoskeletal injuries than combat injuries. Frankly put, soldiers were not … Read more

Here’s How To Survive The 4x4x48 Challenge

As the world gets weirder, it seems so do our running events – and the 4x4x48 challenge is one of a few crazy running challenges currently getting people off their butts and into ‘crazy runner person’ mode. Inspired by ex-Navy Seal and ultrarunning nutbag David Goggins, the 4x4x48 challenge is one of a few ‘David … Read more

How to Measure Your Fitness: The Cooper Test

The Cooper Test is a long-standing, internationally used measure of a runner’s fitness. It involves a simple test – run as far as you can in 12 minutes – and can give a pretty accurate measure of a runner’s fitness level and give a good estimation of their VO2 Max. Many athletes use the Cooper … Read more