CrossFit and the Warrior Within

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Most of us are not Marines or Navy SEALs. We’re not cops or firefighters. Most of us don’t live heroic lives or even talk about bravery in any real context. …

CrossFit Women: Why Not Roar?

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I’m a woman and I’m confused: I love CrossFit even though, according to the dominant theories on women and competition, I should not. CrossFit, with its quasi-military culture, posting of …

Ode to Chalk

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At CrossFit Watertown, we keep our chalk balls in smiley-face buckets because it’s just plain fun to chalk up and lift. So, on a day when the morning crew struggled …

Seven Words of Wisdom

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Can you offer wisdom in just seven words? That’s the challenge over at Tara Parker-Pope’s health blog at the New York Times: Seven Word Wisdom Contest.  There are some interesting …

Wish or Work?

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The poster in the background says it all: Wish or Work? Those who really want a thing always work until they get it. Pluck makes luck. Here’s Sue, who has …

The Trainer

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Lisbeth Darsh is a certified CrossFit Level I trainer, a certified CrossFit Barbell trainer, an A.C.E. certified Personal Trainer, a former USA Cycling Certified Coach, an Air Force Veteran, and …