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Breakthrough Beats

Roundtable Discussion: What song or artist is your go-to for a breakthrough? Please comment. Our Iron Sharpens Iron coaches like to talk about setting the right opportunity for breakthroughs in faith and fitness – PRs, first muscle-up, butterfly pull-ups, max unbroken double-unders. Here’s the popular playlist ISI Coach Josh Elmore plugged into last month’s Cincinnati […]

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Living with the End in Mind

“Remember the earlier days when, after you had been enlightened, you endured a hard struggle with sufferings. Sometimes you were publicly exposed to taunts and afflictions, and at other times you were companions of those who were treated that way. For you sympathized with the prisoners and accepted with joy the confiscation of your possessions, […]

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Mike Cole from Trident CrossFit, Alexandria, VA, and Matt Wilcox, CrossFit Devon, England, prepare for an Iron Sharpens Iron training event workout.

Ready for Anything

Fitness is a quiet, static noun in the present moment, bearing evidence of a well-trod pattern of strain, grit and discipline against sometimes unbearable forces of gravity, friction, distraction and doubt. For the future, it foretells readiness to match or conquer a known or unknown foe. What are you training for? Everyone is training toward […]

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