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Which Path Will You Choose?

Get over your fear of consequence, or, rather, walk right through it.

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Where They Hide The Great

How bad do you want it? How much will you give?

The answers to these two questions will do more than guide you; they will reveal you. Because your desire to achieve and your willingness to sacrifice for that achievement will most likely determine whether you are a 100-percenter, a 95-perecenter, or a 90-percenter. Whether you are a person who got the job done, or a person who almost got the job done.

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Thought Alone Won’t Do It

It's not enough to think it.

I know there are tons of positive-thought books and websites and social media pages. People will tell you that if you think great thoughts, then great things will happen. It's this idea that by thinking positive thoughts, you put energy into the world that will be returned to you.

That's only partly true.

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Take It, Always

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Why Stories Are Important, Including Yours

I've always tried to be honest with you. And I'm not going to stop now.

I was down. Something happened. But I got up. And I'm still rising.

I bet you know exactly how that feels.

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Getting Past The Pain

I didn't touch a barbell for five days. I lost seven pounds, but that lightness certainly didn't come from sweating anything except life's unexpected turns.

No workouts. No lifting. Not even an air squat. I didn't do my daily bend-and-bows. No stretching for my wonky SI joint. My stick for the Burgener warm-up sat in the corner, gathering dust.

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The Economic Power of the CrossFit Community

In late 2008, CrossFit wasn't so well known. We had less than 1,000 affiliates worldwide, and the CrossFit Games had only been held twice and were still on the Castro Ranch in Aromas, CA.  
So it wasn't a shocker when the Hyatt Regency in Austin, TX didn't seem keen on hosting a gathering of CrossFit affiliates that coming February. CrossFit was a little rougher back then, and we were kind of viewed as outlaw fitness. But we were used to hesitation and rejection.
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How Well Can You Move?

"It's not about what you can get. It's about how well you can move."

My coach (Jeff) said this in class while coaching another member, but he was spot on for all of us.

On a hang power clean. On a squat. On a push-up.

On your job. On love. On your entire life.

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