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Your Mom Needs to Hear This About CrossFit

Do you have a hard time expressing to your mom why you "abuse" your body by doing CrossFit, powerlifting, or olympic lifting? Is she constantly giving you reasons not to? "I heard your kidneys will fail..." or "You're going to get a hernia..."

Well, let me give you a little help. Copy the text below, forward it to your mom, and wait for her phone call. Let me know if you had a good response.
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5 Rules to Picking Clean and Safe Supplements

Selling fraudulent and potentially dangerous herbal supplements and demanded that they remove the products from their shelves... The authorities said they had conducted tests on top-selling store brands of herbal supplements at four national retailers — GNC, Target, Walgreens and Walmart — and found that four out of five of the products did not contain any of the herbs on their labels. The tests showed that pills labeled medicinal herbs often contained little more than cheap fillers like powdered rice, asparagus and houseplants, and in some cases substances that could be dangerous to those with allergies.
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Your Kids Don't Care How Much You Squat

So my 5 year old was watching me workout and took this picture of me doing a CrossFit WOD. I can go on about the details of how OHS (over head squat) is my least favorite thing to do... I know a lot of people say that. But really for me my hips range of motion is horrible. It's nearly impossible for me to do an OHS with weight on it so I'm using the trainer bar for the workout of 10.9.8.7.6... OHS and bar over burpees ( as you see me now jumping over the bar) I am so embarrassed that I can only do 15lbs of weight for the workout!!
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