By Roy M. Wallack
CrossFit changed fitness. Now, the high-intensity workout colossus wants to change our diets, by cutting back on sugar-packed sodas and energy drinks, considered by many the key agents in the steep rise of obesity and chronic diseases including diabetes.
"We're in a holy war with Big Soda," CrossFit founder Greg Glassman recently told a crowd of about 200 at Carson CrossFit on a Saturday night. "It's killing this country's health."
Glassman has been leading similar rallies at gyms across the state, all in support of the Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Safety Warning Act. Sponsored by state Sen. Bill Monning (D-Carmel), the act would...