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How fast are CrossFit athletes?

October 2, 2017

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Mat Fraser is the most dominant CrossFit athlete. One could make an argument the most dominant ever. In 2015, he was nicknamed toast in the sprint events. 60 minute mark is his heat: There were two sprint events back to back. Out of 40, he got 24th and 37th place. Guy was so uncoordinated running, […]

How would NFL players do in CrossFit?

August 28, 2017

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CrossFit claims to their athletes are “The Fittest on Earth.” Yet I’ve repeatedly mentioned NFL players are, bar none, the best athletes in the world. For instance, with leaping ability, many would default to NBA players being the best. However, two years ago I showed that’s not the case. Looking at the top jumpers of […]

Mat Fraser’s CrossFit Games training

August 14, 2017

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I enjoyed this video series on Mat Fraser’s CrossFit training: You can’t go 10 words in the sports world without hearing about hard work. In CrossFit, it’s every two words. Yes, hard training is important. But disciplined training is no less important. All we hear about is the blood, sweat and tears part. We don’t […]

Why the olympics are and aren’t the fastest, highest, strongest (a 17th thought on CrossFit)

August 12, 2016

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In 16 random thoughts on CrossFit in 2016 I wrote, with a new emphasis on the bolded: “Hopefully we’re past the point of “CrossFit is how olympic weightlifters should train.” If you still feel that way because you hear some CrossFitter is competing in the olympics, like Tia-Clair Toomey, according to the CrossFit site her total […]