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Remember

Remember that training helps you prepare for all your endeavors. Prepare, but be certain to keep your sights in check and your internal scale calibrated.

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It’s Okay To Be a 3-Times-a-Week CrossFitter

Not all of us are cut from the same cloth. There are many athletes in their forties/fifties/sixties/seventies who either can't or don't want to do CrossFit five times a week.

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Can You Pursue Mastery and Chase Goats?

What if Beethoven had spent a great deal of his time trying to craft a novel? What if Van Gogh had tried to improve his horrid salesman skills and spent less time with the oils?

Can you truly pursue mastery if you are focused on attacking your weaknesses?

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A Different Kind of Fitness Assessment

Are you using your pursuit of fitness to more effectively deal with your life? Or are you using this pursuit to avoid dealing with your life?

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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 Are You Tolerating Mediocrity?

Insist on excellence and you'll find that, very often, excellence is what you'll eventually get.

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