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My CrossFit gym helps me think about the cross of Christ

Apparently ‘the journey to self-mastery begins in the physical province’. So says Greg Glassman, the founder of the CrossFit phenomenon.

Rob Parson

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Inside a CrossFit gym

When you arrive at your CrossFit gym, you enter a bare, box-like warehouse unit with simple equipment and your coach and mates ready to go for an hour’s intense training, just like yesterday and just like tomorrow. You hear the thudding echo of dropped barbells and the thump of weights hitting padded mats. You see sweat on the grimacing faces of those working out, and the grinning faces of those already finished.