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Ode to The Open

It’s that time of the year again, friends! As if many of you didn’t know, I am a huge fan of everything CrossFit. Yes, I am clearly biased. However, let me know the next time another person or organization revolutionizes an entire industry for the better. Ok, soapbox over. It’s about to be February and…

Return of the Basics

I love the Spurs. I love everything about the organization and the way they go about their business. It’s no nonsense. It’s militant. It’s leave your ego at the door. There’s been dozens of interviews and articles written about the Spurs and their organization, and I’ve read and heard just about all of them. When…

Just Showing Up

Working out was never hard nor seemed laborious for me. I played sports. It was just something that had to be done in order to perform at my best for competition. Food, on the other hand, took a lot of learning and refining. I went to my first CrossFit seminar in early 2012. I remember…

Ordinary to Extraordinary

The difference between an ordinary human and an extraordinary one is not much. No, I’m also not going to say, “it’s that little extra,” because that’s corny and doesn’t convey my point. Every year around this time I love to watch one of my favorite sports documentaries. It’s called “Survive and Advance.” It’s an ESPN…