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Rogue Fitness Announces CrossFit-sanctioned Event

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Rogue Fitness Announces CrossFit-sanctioned Event

Columbus-based company Rogue Fitness has announced The Rogue Invitational, a two-day, CrossFit-sanctioned event taking place in May 2019 at the Rogue Fitness Headquarters, 545 E. Fifth Ave. The event will feature top competitors from around the world, with 40 male and female athletes in single competitions (including finishers from the 2018 Reebok CrossFit Games), as well […]

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After OSU Settlement, CrossFit Gym Owner Files Second Lawsuit

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott After OSU Settlement, CrossFit Gym Owner Files Second Lawsuit

Back in autumn of 2016, news broke that The Ohio State University had settled a lawsuit filed against it by a local CrossFit gym owner, Mitch Potterf. At issue was a published claim made by an OSU-led research team, that participants who enrolled in a CrossFit study dropped out because of “overuse or injury” caused […]

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The Ohio State University Settles Lawsuit With Local CrossFit Gym Owner

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott The Ohio State University Settles Lawsuit With Local CrossFit Gym Owner

Local gym owner, Mitch Potterf, made waves back in 2015 when he filed a lawsuit against The Ohio State University. At issue were claims made in a university study that assessed CrossFit as a means of improving physical fitness. The study found that Crossfit could improve fitness levels, but the gym owner challenged published researcher […]

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Rowing Machine Gym Opens in Clintonville

Randi Walle Randi Walle Rowing Machine Gym Opens in Clintonville

Group fitness classes are rising in popularity across the nation. Not only are classes like Zumba and Boot Camp still going strong, but classes that encourage participants to utilize machines in groups are gaining momentum as well. One particular machine that is gathering a following is rowing. Gyms across the nation are equipped with rowing […]

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Ohio Strength CrossFit Relocates in Italian Village

Mackenna Swing Mackenna Swing Ohio Strength CrossFit Relocates in Italian Village

CrossFit is defined as constantly varied functional movements preformed at relatively high intensity. Basically, it’s an exercise that changes daily, by focusing on different parts of the body and varying the metabolic pace in order to achieve ultimate physical conditioning. Many people are often curious about CrossFit, but never participate because they’re intimidated by the […]

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Local Litigation: CrossFit vs The Ohio State University

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott 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 […]

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The CrossFit Ballet

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott The CrossFit Ballet

Professional ballet dancers have beautiful bodies. In the field of classical dance, issues of physical aesthetics are so important that Balanchine’s School of American Ballet has long required that applicants have “well-proportioned” bodies with suitable “anatomical structure”. So when marketing teams for fitness regimens look for endorsements from ballet stars, it’s typically for stuff like […]

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