Low Testosterone, Cortisol & CrossFit

Johnnie, I need some advice; an athlete of mine was recently told that his low testosterone readings at his general health check-up could be a result of his “metcons”. The argument was that his “metcons” are raising his cortisol levels and lowering his testosterone levels.  Would putting this athlete on the amateur program coupled with shorter “metcons” (in the 7-12 min range) be an appropriate course of action or suggestion? Thanks! Katie S. [...]

By |2016-10-13T18:43:45-06:00October 13th, 2016|Talk to Me Johnnie|3 Comments


John, I found your site via Robb Wolf’s blog, and glad I did. As I was searching your posts, I found one called “It is better to burn out that fade away”. You talked about training for the athlete who might be slightly older than your normal CrossFit Football demographic...

By |2013-02-02T02:07:09-06:00November 9th, 2011|Talk to Me Johnnie, Training|12 Comments