Stop blaming lactate for your lack of endurance

Rachael Colacino

The short story of Lactate, the most misunderstood molecules/hormones/signaling mechanisms/intermediates of all time By Dr. Andy Galpin, Ph.D., Professor at the Center for Sport Performance at California State University, Fullerton, Director of the Biochemistry and Molecular Exercise Physiology Laboratory, and Member of…


This is Hard Core: The Four Horsemen of the Anatomical Core

Rachael Colacino

By Cody Wayne Burkhart, Team 3FU3L Athlete, Power Speed Endurance Master Coach, and NASA Engineer Here in the northern hemisphere summer is upon us; and as the temperatures rise, the layers start to fall off. Vanity becomes the new black…


3Carb – A Carb Like No Other

3Carb is the second product in the 3FU3L family, but it’s hardly new. It’s the carb that we’ve always used in 3FU3L, a special form of waxy maize hydroxypropyl distarch-phosphate. Unlike regular starchy carbohydrates, 3Carb is has been modified into…

Team3F’s Jamie Hagiya – Pro Basketball Player Finds New Love in CrossFit

Kimi Rondon

  Did you know CrossFit athlete Jamie Hagiya is a former D1 basketball player at USC who went on to play pro ball in Europe before becoming one of CrossFit’s adored and admired athletes? To learn more about Jamie’s path…

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#Team3F’s Chris “Stouty” Stoutenburg – Winning at Life and WheelWOD Nation

Kimi Rondon

It’s been a long time since I won a bunch of trophies and medals, Paralympic, World Champion, MVP, National Titles, etc. Those days seemed to be a ghost of a rush that I would never find again. Then in 2013,…

Susan Wallis – From CrossFit Games Athlete to Ironman Triathlete

Ironman training is hard! Especially when working with a chronic injury. I started feeling some hip pain in January and the x-ray showed moderate arthritis in my right hip. So the CrossFit training and endurance training had to be modified….

Team3F’s Alyssa Christian – My 2nd year of CrossFit & What I’ve Learned

With my second CrossFit Open under my belt, I just wanted to share a little bit of my experience. I enjoy lifting with friends, the community, the competitiveness of it but also the results of it! The results are undeniable!…

Running: Greater Impact = Greater Chance of Injury

 The harder your foot makes contact with the ground while running, the greater your chance of being injured. That much seems intuitive. What is counterintuitive is the high injury rates seen in runners, when running is an evolutionary trait developed…


EA Sports UFC 2 released today – with 3Fu3l’er Jessica Penne!

Just a reminder that the new UFC 2 game is out today – and it features our own Jessica Penne!

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Tapering for Performance: A Quick “How To” Guide

By: Andy Galpin, Ph.D., CSCS*D, NSCA-CPT*D I will never forget the morning of November 22nd, 2007. I remember the color of the carpet in rented bedroom. I remember the smell of my roommates’ percolating French press. This is seared into…