One of the most common cues I hear from the coaches at my home box is “Don’t forget to breathe!” And it’s definitely a problem when you get squat deep in a short WOD or a long one and suddenly you realize you aren’t breathing well. The body does remind you when it runs out of […]

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One thing I’ve learned through my experience with crossfit over the last few years is that it’s as much as what’s between your ears as it is about the rest of your body. Strength. Flexibility. Endurance. They’re all fine and dandy. But your brain is getting a workout just as often as the rest of […]

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As I found myself dying during Fran recently this week, I kept wondering what the heck happened. My brain was screaming at me to stop as my body was struggling to breathe during thrusters and pull-ups, so I’d pause. Maybe a few seconds. Maybe longer. Waiting for the pain to die down. Then I’d do […]

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