Without Reservation

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This week’s full-out recommendation: Starting Strength. If you’re a CrossFitter, you’re probably already familiar with Mark Rippetoe’s fabulous guide to basic barbell training; and if you’re not, buy it now. …

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 …

Without Reservations

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After this morning’s workout, we were talking about books — and the unfortunate occurrence when an author includes something questionable into their up-to-that-moment valid argument for their viewpoint: for example, …

Things That Stand Out

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Two things that stand out from yesterday’s WODs: 1.) Melissa, during her warm-up, engaged in conversation while doing pull-ups. Think about it. When pulling your own bodyweight to a high …

Visible Effort

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Today’s Workout Cindy In 20 minutes, as many rounds as possible of: 5 Pull-ups 10 Push-ups 15 Squats A "sweat angel" left on the mat after a bout with Cindy …