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The power of community : CrossFit and the force of human connection

Author: Allison Wenglin Belger
Publisher: Las Vegas : Victory Belt Pub. Inc., 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author explores the psychosocial effects of and human community structure fostered by the CrossFit strength and conditioning exercise program by relating individuals' stories of involvement with CrossFit physical fitness communities as well as her husband's and her own experiences transforming her husband's gym into a CrossFit training center.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Allison Wenglin Belger
ISBN: 9781936608737 1936608731
OCLC Number: 755703837
Description: 237 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Prologue --
Background on us --
Background on CrossFit --
The importance of community --
The benefits of community --
We are driven to connect with others --
Are communities always positive forces? --
A community outdoors --
The military community --
The corporate community : the Reebok/CrossFit initiative --
The recovery community : easier with others than solo, better with exercise than without --
Team, competition, and community --
Perspective from inside CrossFit headquarters --
Epilogue.
Other Titles: CrossFit and the force of human connection
Responsibility: Allison Wenglin Belger.

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