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CrossFit Power Rankings: Futile and Fun

Once the Bulls lost to Miami in the Conference Finals, I turned my full sports-related attention to the CrossFit games.  For the last two months, I've watched every Competition-related video put out by the mainsite, Games site or CrossFit Journal. During the Regional competitions, I un-followed…
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July 26, 2011
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The Paleo Experiment (3): Food or Fuel?

One of the mantras of the Paleo diet is “Food is Fuel!”  In other words, you don’t choose food primarily because it tastes good, but because it makes your body run well.  In today’s post I’d like to examine this mindset. Dr. Loren Cordain, leading…
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March 7, 2011
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Church of CrossFit (9): CrossFit Cult?

Up until this point, I’ve been examining CrossFit from a very positive light.  Is there a dark side as well?  Some in the fitness community say yes.  When I called XSport to cancel my membership, the lady on the phone said, “Oh, yeah my brother…
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February 23, 2011
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Church of Crossfit (7): Heroes and Saints

Every movement has its saints.  These individuals are the ones who embody the movement; they set the standard for what others aspire to become.  In this post, I’d like to explore the “saints” of the Church of CrossFit: professional CrossFitters. There are two groups of…
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February 16, 2011