The Reluctant Convert is a husband, dad to two young kids, and full-time professional-type who was dragged along to Crossfit with his wife and soon found himself addicted to the process, despite dreading most of what precedes the workouts and the workouts themselves.

The Reluctant Convert

The Masochist’s Time Machine

All CrossFitters are familiar with the masochist’s time machine. Granted, all CrossFitters (other than me) reading that declarative...  More

Double Unders – The Devil’s Double Dutch

There’s an assortment of CrossFit-related movements that never would have occurred to me to try when bumbling around a traditional gym or...  More

Is CrossFit Getting Weirder?

Ok, here’s the thing, my firsthand experience with CrossFit is extremely limited.  While I have been a member of a CrossFit gym for...  More

Crossfit Saved My Life…Or May Be Killing Me

I am not a medical doctor. I am an attorney.  As both of these statements are true, I feel compelled to state the obvious disclaimer: Do...  More

Exercise for Extremists

While I think CrossFit has an unfair reputation for causing injury, I'm equally convinced that CrossFit was born of the notion that pain...  More

The Lesser of Evils

I have been immersed in CrossFit for two years.  I am not good at CrossFit.  I do not particularly enjoy the act of CrossFitting.  More

Special Features

In 2007, Rich Cohen wrote an essay for Vanity Fair called “Becoming Adolf.” Cohen’s idea, which... More
I woke up bright and early on Tuesday, March 3, 2015, so I could shower and blow my hair out and put... More
There’s an assortment of CrossFit-related movements that never would have occurred to me to try when... More

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