2013 in review: 3rd most popular post
Third on our most-popular list is a second story from OFFduty staff writer Jon R. Anderson. This one – Reality check: What science has to say about the latest fitness fads – netted 24,350 views in just two months.
Jon looked at the science behind four fitness fads: CrossFit, kettlebells, barefoot running and battle ropes.
“Eventually scientists step in to help separate the good from the bad and the downright ugly,” he writes. “From kettlebells and CrossFit to barefoot running and battle ropes, scientists have been poking and prodding their way through the latest hype.”
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