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It's what you don't do that holds you back

Black or white. Republican or democrat. CrossFitter or powerlifter. Runner or bodybuilder. Triathlete or weight lifter. Our society loves to put people in groups. As if it's ok to overlook the obvious, I.e we're all pink and squishy on the inside, we're all pursuing our own happiness and there are certainly many more things that unite us then separate us. Ignoring these uniting qualities isn't just ignorant it's robbing yourself of a more complete human experience. Ok, let me bring this conversation out of Washington D.C. and into your gym. I have personally been blessed with the abounding quality of being a hyperthymic AKA I possess an exuberant amount of energy to try a lot of new tasks, or as...

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5 things that CrossFit taught me about entrepreneurship

Anyone who has been part of the CrossFit community for any length of time knowsthat the sport of CrossFit and the lifestyle that it fosters have been a breadingground for entrepreneurs, startups and new companies all looking to build thatlifestyle into their life more permanently. Even Greg Glassman who is a selfproclaimed “staunch libertarian” has set the barrier of entry to gym ownershippretty low, believing that the affiliate fee and the owner’s sweat equity will allow thecream of the crop to rise to the top. As of late, people are beginning to realize indroves that owning a gym is not the only path to making the community a morepermanent fixture in your life. Every month, if you frequent the local...

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