Crossfit. The Good The Bad and The Ugly

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  As some of you may know I have criticized crossfit in the past. From the outside looking in it looks unsafe.  The powerlifting/gymnastics moves that I have seen pictures of look like the people are going to snap a shoulder, knee, or back.  The gory photos of shins split wide open and barbells slamming people in the head are enough to scare off the most brave at heart.  I envisioned ego centered competitors swinging around enormous amounts of weight with no regard to form or safety. We have all seen the pictures like this one, and the one below, where it looks like stupid people doing stupid things. It is just a fad anyway, right? Wait, wait, no. It is a CULT! So when my … [Read more...]

A Day in The Life of Joe Black

    It is not an easy task to to follow Joe Black around on one of his typical days. Beginning at the gym at 5:30am, heading to work, shooting some hoops or hitting the road on his bike, then Maryville High School football pre-game meal and athlete taping. Finishing off with a win for the Maryville Rebels! Who knows where he was flying off too...hopefully a well deserved vacation! I know I need one after trying to keep up with "Your Not So Average Joe"! … [Read more...]