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Inside the box : how CrossFit shredded the rules, stripped down the gym, and rebuilt my body

Author: T J Murphy
Publisher: Boulder, CO : Velo Press, [2012]
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"CrossFit® is the gritty grassroots fitness movement that is fast making converts across the globe. [It] happens in rough-and-tumble spaces called boxes, with workouts forged from an eclectic mix of gynmastics, weight lifting, track and field, and plyometrics -- pitting athletes against each other to earn the day's top score. In this intense atmosphere where fitness is sport, Murphy discovers a surprisingly  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: T J Murphy
ISBN: 9781934030905 1934030902
OCLC Number: 823741780
Description: ix, 179 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: T.J. Murphy.

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From humble roots in garage of fitness guru Greg Glassman to over 3,000 rough-and-tumble gym spaces, CrossFit is a gritty, grassroots fitness phenomenon, with an open-source exercise platform,  Read more...

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"Laced with self-deprecation and sharp observation, ["Inside the Box"] reads as a CrossFit origin story. Throughout the book Murphy is most compelling as a cultural guide. With uncanny "noticings" Read more...

 
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