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Is CrossFit doing more harm than good? U of M experts weigh in

You’ve probably seen information around CrossFit, a growing workout trend, on TV or among the posts occupying space on your friends’ Facebook timelines. Over the last few years CrossFit’s popularity has grown tremendously and in response, gyms dedicated to the practice have popped up all over the country.

For those unfamiliar with CrossFit, the training program involves a series of explosive movement patterns that require both athleticism and movement IQ. This video will give you a better idea of what we’re talking about.

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Phillips Neighborhood Clinic experience: Making a difference

Health Talk is highlighting University of Minnesota health professional students’ stories about their experiences at the U of M’s student-run Phillips Neighborhood Clinic.

Medical School student Chris Ryer highlights his experiences at the clinic in this final post in the series.

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