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Filtering for Character 9

“We’re forging elite fitness but we’re filtering for character.” – Coach Greg Glassman Some say individual character is difficult to define.  I disagree.  Character is only difficult to define if you are accepting of poor behavior.  Many people are.  They lack conviction.  Dictionary.com defines character as the aggregate of features […]


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Sacrifice Is Strength 3

Words have meaning. They spark our thought and produce images in our brains. The use, or misuse, of a word can have positive or negative effects on our mindset and perception. In recent times, sacrifice has somehow become a negative word. Most of the lazy and weak American population sees […]


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CFW Games Training 5

Obviously I am very proud to have a team and athletes headed to the CrossFit World Games…  again!  CFW sent its first athlete to the Games when we where still only a year old.  Dawn competed as an individual in 2009.  At the time, she was one of, if not […]


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When Did Cheating Become a Reward Pt 2

Originally posted August 30, 2010 Read Part 1 first. Let’s continue the thoughts on rewarding your good behavior with self destructive behavior… I didn’t necessary mean not to ever eat junk food.  The point I wanted to convey most was that the cheat day cannot take precedence in your mind over […]


Our intellect separates us from animals.

When Did Cheating Become a Reward? – Part 1

Originally posted August 29, 2010 I’m calling BS on the cheat meal.  If you’re looking for a fitness pro to tell you it’s ok to schedule a cheat meal or day, I’m not it.  I can’t comprehend how rewarding  yourself with something bad for you is considered ok by so many fitness minded people. […]


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Side Effects Include Psychotic Reactions 1

Headache, drugged feeling, confusion, anterograde amnesia, excessive sedation, lightheadedness, delirium, nightmares,hallucinations, nervousness, agitation, and seizure.  Fatigue, arthralgia and myalgia, increased chance of infection, hepatoxicity, involuntary urination, heart palpitations, sleep apnea, respiratory depression, angioedema of the tongue, larynx, and/or throat closing, severe withdraw symptoms including: agitation, restlessness, anxiety, depression, insomnia, tremor, nausea, abdominal […]


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Hypothyroidism 2

Either you are on thyroid hormone or you know ten people who are.  These days it seems doctors are handing out prescriptions by the truckload for Synthroid, Armour, Levothyroxine or one of the other thyroid drugs.  No longer is this a woman’s condition either.  More and more men are being […]


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Dumb Food Labels 7

Most of us know food labels can be misleading.  But more times than not, people are just uneducated on what to look for to see the food companies’ misleading info.  So who’s fault is it?  Oddly, in this one case, I think the government (like Finland and New Zealand do) […]


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Mindset 4

Originally posted August 14, 2010 by t.  Why are some athletes better than others? How can that one phenom do all those WoDs so much faster? Why does athlete “a” get better results from CF than “b”? How can some girls and guys post the fastest times and highest scores day […]