http://breakingmuscle.com/functional-fitness/11-signs-of-a-great-crossfit-gym I know, I know, I'm the resident "CrossFit guy". I'm trying to not be annoying about it. If you've tried CrossFit and didn't like it, maybe it was a bad gym? This is a really good article at separating the wheat from the chaff when it comes to the TONS of CrossFit gyms out there. If CrossFit just ain't your thing, that's cool too. http://liftbigeatbig.com/four-exercises-to-eliminate-lower-back-pain/ Really good article. I sit at a desk all day, and it shows up in the gym. If you're trying to put on some mass, that LBEB site has some good recipes available for free, as well: http://liftbigeatbig.com/recipes/ Happy training, everybody!