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In the Beginning
In the Beginning

By Nancy Meenen View all photos for this blog post at  SmugMug here. A long long time ago, just yesterday, in a little garage in a northern neighborhood in Seattle, an idea drifted in through the rafters. What if we started the first CrossFit affiliate, a Box, right...

How Much Weight Should I Lift?
How Much Weight Should I Lift?

By Dave Werner   Consider this instruction; deadlift 120 lbs. for 3 sets of 8 repetitions.   This is a satisfyingly clear instruction. It tells the reader exactly what to do, how much weight to do it with, and how many times to do it. (It does leave out...

Moving Beyond An Injured Back
Moving Beyond An Injured Back

by Dave Werner People with back pain are often skeptical that exercise can help them. “My back hurts so much that I can’t even tie my shoes. How do you expect me to work out?” they ask.  This article describes how I rehabilitated my own severe back problems and what I...