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Posts from the ‘Essays’ Category

Shadow Boxing

Which is bigger? The barbell, or the shadow of the barbell?
Which is heavier? The weight, or the thought of the weight?
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It’s Not All Kettlebells and Kumbayas

Sometimes, I'm competing only with myself. And sometimes I want to put my foot on your throat and cut off your air.

I don't think I'm supposed to say these thoughts aloud. Nice girls don't. But that's the truth.

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You Don’t Suck As Much As You Think You Do

If you're going to get better at this fitness thing (or anything), then you need to accept one fact: You do not suck as much as you think you do.

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What’s In It For You?

Is it still worth doing? Then do it, and don't look back.

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Where You Look Is Where You’ll Go

There is no set rule or time by which we all have to do anything, except get born and get dead.

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Those Shirts (Again)

I wear CrossFit affiliate shirts on some days, still. But on some days, I wear shirts with nothing on them.

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What Happened?

It's different. Some would say better, some would say worse. But it's changed, that's for sure.

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Avon Calling

Mom was just a woman in her 40's with blue eyes, a big smile, and an even bigger heart — and every front door would open. People know good people when they see them.

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