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Posts from the ‘Essays’ Category

Would You Work Out at a Dirty Gym?

One of the measures of value in a gym is cleanliness. (One, not #1 or the only.) And some people don't mind working out in a dirty place, but a lot of people (especially women) do.

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Can a Trainer Work Out With the Class?

This question never dies. It pops up in CrossFit circles, even now, in various places around the internet.

"What's your opinion on trainers working out with the class? Like coaching and then jumping in with the class?"

Seriously? We are still asking this question?

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Imagined Workout Diaries of Famous Writers

What Faulkner, Hemingway, and Morrison might have penned after a hard WOD.

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Can We Talk About Dropping Deadlifts?

Are you a dropper or a returner?

When you deadlift, do you consider the lift done when you stand up fully? Or do you think the return to ground is part of the lift?

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Why You Should Try Again

Chasing the sexy, elusive Siren of excellence.

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