Does an Apple a Day really keep the Doctor away?

We’ve all heard the old saying “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” But is it true? It might be. A study published in the British Journal of Nutrition might have the answer. In this study, a group of…

Good Luck to Bryan Diaz at Wodapalooza this weekend!

You might know that Bryan Diaz holds an executive position here at 3Fu3l, and you might remember him from the 2012 CrossFit Games – but maybe you didn’t know that post-2012, he has continued his career as a competitive athlete…

Maxing out with a 1RM Squat Daily (*study)

We’ve all seen the high-school kid who just started training and maxes out on the bench every time he lays his head on it. He usually gets a bit stronger despite himself. But if an advanced lifter tried that, progress…

Unstable Surface Training across different age groups (*Meta-Analysis)

Unstable surface training has been around for over a decade, but it’s only over those past ten years that it’s been seriously studied as a training modality (*and photoshopped into hilarious memes). And most recently, it’s been studied examined in…

How to add Bands into your Deadlift Training

Deadlifting with elastic bands on the bar is a mainstay of champion powerlifters. But questions remain: is it better to put heavy weight on the bar and use less bands, or more bands and less weight?  Dr. Andy Galpin and…

Strongman Training versus Traditional Resistance Training (*study)

Strongman training has become an increasingly popular training modality for athletes in  all sports. However, we’ve always felt this to be a misnomer – while Atlas Stones and similar tools are part of strongman training, they represent the skill portion…

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Combine Resistant Starch with Whey Protein and burn Fat (*study)

You already know that adding a resistant starch to whey protein is a great idea. We started using this combination on ourselves back in 2011, and launched 3Fu3l officially at the 2012 CrossFit Games. We made it for ourselves, to…

Build your own Slosh Pipe

Anyone who’s ever carried a full keg of beer knows how heavy they can be. But anyone who’s carried a partially full keg knows that they’re probably even more awkward. Why? Because the liquid inside the keg sloshes around, and…

Improving health-related fitness in adolescents: the CrossFit Teens™ randomised controlled trial. (*Study)

The CrossFit Teens program was studied at the high-school level in Australia, to evaluate the practicality and effectiveness of using it for the improvement of health-related fitness and resistance training skill competancy. The results over eight weeks were favorable changes…

Keto-Adaption doesn’t mean sacrificing normal glycogen levels (*study)

When you eat a ton of carbs to fuel your training, you become less efficient at burning other macronutrients during training and competition. But is the opposite true? Intuitively, we’d think so. If you rely primarily on fat and protein,…