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Why ask WHY?

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“There are two great days in a person’s life – the day we are born and the day we discover why.” -William Barclay I’d like to preface today’s simple bit of stimulating guidance with a perfect example of the kind of situations we’re trying to avoid. I’ll make it brief. True story: I was once… Read more »

Failing like a Phoenix

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HOW TO FAIL -Horace Buchannon, subject expert “I get knocked down. But I get up again. You ain’t never gonna keep me down.” -Chumbawamba Under the umbrella of “constantly varied” in our sport comes the act of lifting really, really heavy for not many reps. Then resting a bit. Then doing it again. This is… Read more »

WODclamp:  Everything you need to know

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If you follow 2POOD® on any of its social media outlets or have been perusing the latest and greatest in belts on the interwebs, you have probably seen us talking about the new WODclamp. What is it?  We added an option for a ridged slider bar on our buckles that allows the webbing to be… Read more »

The Open – Psychology for not so average Joes

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“Efforts are not enough without purpose” -JFK So, its that time of year again.  Social media is buzzing about preparing for the CrossFit(r) Games Open sponsored by Reebok(r), coaches keep talking about it and everyone is signing up.  This year, I sat back and did something that I don’t do nearly enough … I asked… Read more »

The Plateau of Compromise

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“Only perfect practice makes perfect.” -Vince Lombardi So you’ve been a high-intensity exerciser for some time now. Two years, three? The honeymoon period is over, and now you have to work for every pound added, every second shaved. You’re doing all the right things- loud music, lucky shorts, no shirt to maximize aerodynamics- so why… Read more »