There’s no photo that can really explain why we do what we do. No one image can explain why we CrossFit. And, oddly enough, there really aren’t any words that easily sum it up either.
The old tree house looks a little different but it’s still a place where you’re safe to dream and folks will give you a hand up if you need one.
Don’t ever apologize for having standards.
What’s your barbell voodoo?
So many people, in so many ways in life, are scared to do what they want to do. Don’t be one of them. Step up.
Somewhere in the back of your mind, wondering what would have happened — how you would feel — if you had gone a little bit harder, been a little bit stronger, got an extra round, did the right thing . . .
I am not exaggerating when I say that you found salvation in metcon. It was your first introduction to CrossFit and it saved you from who you were before. It saved all of us.
Accomplishment = Effort x ∞
Grit your teeth and get through it. Just like everything else. Set your jaw and hang on. Smile through your tears.
I won’t tap out. I won’t quit the WOD before the buzzer. I won’t drop the bar. You’re going to have to pry it out of my cold, dead fingers.