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Video: “Let Me Tell You About CrossFit”

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Article: “A Beginner’s Guide to CrossFit”

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Article: “What Is Fitness?”

Article: “CFJ Issue 21: Zone Meal Plans”

People Who Started CrossFit

Video: “The Tim Baldry Story”

(Bethany Payne)

Video: “I Am Ivan”

Article: “CrossFit Lifeguards: The Browns”

Video: “A Father-Son Story With Tom Butler”

Video: “Laurie Nelson Starts CrossFit in her 60s”

Video: “I feel Like I Just Started My Life”

Article: “Physician: 'He’s Basically Cured His Diabetes'”

Video: “I Don’t Understand Why People Don’t CrossFit”

Video: “Better Than Ever: Laurie Hansen”

Video: “Killing the Fat Man: Episode 1”

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WOD 010517

How old is the oldest pair of shoes in your closet?

Body Weight Challenge final day 50 - 100 Burpees!!! Even if you dropped off at an earlier stage, you owe it to yourself to finish today with a cool century!!!

Warm-Up 10

10 Pass Throughs
10 Dislocates

 Demonstrate ring pushups
(as a modification for regular
push-ups), KB goblet squat,
lunge and Ring Row

Bar Muscle-ups

Every 2 minutes, for 8 minutes (4 sets) of:
Bar Muscle-Ups x 5 reps



Metcon (AMRAP - Rounds and Reps)

Complete as many rounds and reps as possible in 7 minutes of:
10 power snatches
3 bar muscle-ups (or 6 Pull-ups)

Out of Town WOD

3 Rounds For Time:
Run 800m
50 Air Squats

Cash Out

100 Burpees!!!


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