I don’t know about you, but countless times I’ve taken an ice pack to (for example) a smarting Achilles tendon injury in hopes that the ice would 1) decrease inflammation 2) speed up the healing process. That was the general idea. Referencing peer reviewed research Mobilty WODs Kelly Starrett (who has often sung the praises of icing) has reversed his position. Check out his latest post here.
In Inside the Box, veteran journalist and marathoner T.J. Murphy goes all in to expose the gritty, high-intensity sport of CrossFit®. From staggering newcomer to evangelist, Murphy finds out how it feels, why it’s so popular, and whether CrossFit can fix his broken body.