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The CrossFit Watertown Mindset

1) I will promise to do my best. My best will vary from day to day, from hour to hour, from minute to minute. But in that minute, I will do the very best that I can.

2) Lactic acid is my friend. The wind is my friend. Anything that opposes me is actually helping me to become stronger. If I had no opposition, I would be weak.

3) If I can run, I run. If I have to walk, I walk. When I am forced to crawl, I crawl. And then I rest and live to fight another day.

4) I fear...Read more

Hit It to Me, Meat!: CrossFit, Effort, and Tattooing Fran on Your Soul

Ever play softball? There are three types of outfielders in softball, and I don't mean right fielder, center fielder, and left fielder. You can’t tell the type of outfielder by where they stand: it's what's in their mind that matters. The same standard applies to every CrossFitter but, first, to understand this concept, let's go mentally to the softball field ...
Green grass, warm sunshine, a slight breeze – and this horrible sinking pit in your stomach. You’re Outfielder #1: the “Please, God, don’t let them hit it to me” player. You’re not certain you can catch the hard-hit ball,...Read more

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