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My take on Greg Glassman’s comments

Our community CAN help knock down the walls of racism. Our community CAN rise together and take a stand for what is right. Our community is not just about helping the upper middle class get slightly better at exercising more quickly. It can be used to transform people’s perceptions.

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The Oldest Rookie: Behind the Scenes at the 2019 CrossFit Games

The Backstory:  I first started CrossFit in 2013 at a great gym in New York – CrossFit Bedford Hills. Then in 2016, I moved to South Carolina, turning 60 before the 2018 season. At this point I knew that it was my best opportunity to reach the CrossFit Games.   Unfortunately, that year I missed making the […]

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5 Things That A Great CrossFit Coach Does

When was the last time someone positively changed your life? I’m not talking about the stranger that paid it forward in the Starbucks line the other day, and you walked away with a free latte (although that can brighten a morning, for sure). I’m not talking about that cute guy/girl from accounting who held the door […]

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Memorial Day Murph: The Ultimate Workout Strategy

I’ll never forget my first Memorial Day Murph workout. Most of us would probably say the same – it’s not a workout that is easily forgotten. Two miles total, and tons of pull-ups, push-ups, and air squats… Murph isn’t a workout to be taken lightly. There’s a pretty good chance you’ll see Murph pop-up in your gym’s […]

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The Top 15 CrossFit Online Accounts You Should Be Following

There are only a handful of ubiquitous names in the CrossFit community. Names ranging from the likes of Katrin, Annie and Briggs to Fraser, Froning and Fikowski. Aside from these individual athletes, we’re repeatedly exposed to only a handful of companies: Reebok, Rogue, Concept2, COMPEX, to name a few. While these athletes and companies provide […]

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Custom Made CrossFit: Rebuilding Through Community

For so many of us, when we think about CrossFit, we think about community. Because if it’s one thing I’ve taken away from my time in CrossFit gyms, it’s that it is more than a workout or being the best you that you can be. It is even more than getting results. What makes the CrossFit community […]

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Setting CrossFit Goals: Your Best Year Yet

New Year’s Resolutions. Some people live by them, swearing at the start of each new year that…This year will be the one. This year will be different… this is the year I finally turn it around. New Year, new you! That last one always makes me cringe a little bit… How To Set CrossFit Goals Whether you’re crafting […]

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The 2018 CrossFit® Games: A Complete Guide

Welcome to your go-to guide for the 2018 CrossFit® Games. Below, you’ll find a ton of facts, links and resources to help you keep tabs on all things Games-related. The WODprep team plans to update this page throughout the weekend to keep it as up-to-date as possible, with breaking news, updated links, and anything else Games-related […]

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CrossFit Gym Drop-in Guide: Find the Best Box & Have a Great WOD

Nothing throws me out of my routine like traveling. I completely stop tracking my food intake. I binge watch shows I’ve been meaning to catch up on into the wee hours of night. I sleep way past my regular 5AM wake up call. I get zero reading done.However…The one thing I try not to compromise […]

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