Rest Makes You Stronger

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Take a Break A couple of years ago, we had an athlete in our gym who was drinking the CrossFit Kool-Aid with both hands. You could see it in his eyes. He was obsessed, maybe even addicted. CrossFit was rewarding his obsession with fantastic results. He was lean, fast, and strong. He was improving in […]

The Ugly Side of CrossFit

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The following is an excerpt from Train For Something Greater: An Athlete’s Guide to Spiritual Fitness available at Amazon.com.   The Ugly Side of CrossFit One of the knocks against CrossFit is that many CrossFitters come across as arrogant to outsiders. Where are they getting this impression? I have no idea. Wanna buy a T-shirt? […]

The View From The Floor

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The following is an excerpt from Train For Something Greater: An Athlete’s Guide to Spiritual Fitness available at Amazon.com. The View From The Floor CrossFitters have much in common: language (WOD, AMRAP, Pukie), diet (Paleo-Zone-Primal), apparel (Lulu, Vibram, Inov-8), and philosophy (pain is weakness leaving the body). Before we started talking, eating, dressing, and thinking alike, we shared […]

I Birthed A Book!

My labor of love finally gave birth to a book! Which reminds me of an old joke:  They say that writing a book is similar to giving birth, but it’s not. Books have edges. What does that joke and the publishing industry have in common? Both are being rendered obsolete by ebooks! (Not really or […]