Monthly Archives: July 2013

Wrestling With Angels

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About a year ago my Crossfit coach, John, said something that didn’t make any sense to me at first, and then changed my entire approach to fitness and working out.

He told our class that the best athletes frequently fail their lift, and drop their weights. I didn’t understand what he was talking about. Why would the strongest athletes fail more often than anybody else? I went up to him after class and asked what he meant. He told me that the best athletes have more failed lifts and more drops than the rest of us because they constantly push their limits. Read More