Pause Front Squat (Demo here)
Ascending Ladder for 7 min:
- 3 C&J (135/95)
- 3 T2B
- 6 C&J
- 6 T2B
- 9 C&J
- 9 T2B
…and so on, until 7 min is up
Local Litigation: CrossFit vs The Ohio State University
It’s not every day that a local lawsuit makes the pages of Retraction Watch, Slate, USA Today and Bloomberg Business.
But the lawsuit between CrossFit affiliate Fit Club’s Mitch Potterf and The Ohio State University has been getting a lot of attention in the press… that also includes a mention by 60 Minutes. The lawsuit claims that Ohio State researchers falsified data in a study, to create the impression that CrossFit activities create injuries.
And now it looks like the case is nearing resolution.
The 2013 study was originally published in The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. Although the findings were generally favorable towards CrossFit as a means of fitness, the authors claimed that sixteen percent of the study’s participants dropped out of the project due to overuse or injury. In making that claim, the researchers implied that participants in CrossFit run a high risk of getting hurt. Continue reading here.