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

August 12, 2016


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 […]

16 random thoughts on CrossFit in 2016

August 1, 2016


 The love / hate is going to continue CrossFit is extreme, as is the response to it. The fitness world seems to be either wholly against it, or you own a box. Just watch the first 35 seconds of “The Fittest on Earth” documentary trailer, “I’ll die before I lose this workout.” “To be an athlete […]

Emptying out the mailbag and clearing the history #13

April 15, 2016


Other mailbags can be found here. Keep in mind a lot of this is email conversations, comment replies, or some random interesting things I’ve found. By their nature they are not as thorough or complete as a post on one topic. Here’s what’s covered in this installment: Why aren’t fighter jets painted blue to hide in the sky? Really […]