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What is CrossFit’s Dirty Little Secret and Can It Really Kill You?

Since its inception CrossFit has either been loved or hated. Is it the new wave in fitness or just another trend? Whatever the case may be CrossFit is here and its becoming even more popular.

CrossFit, the brain child of Greg Glassman, the self-proclaimed “Rabid Libertarian”. Somewhat of a non-conformist, Glassman created these “workouts of the day” also known as “WODs” while acting as a personal trainer in Southern California. He was known for his whacky routines. The same routines that got him kicked out of many gyms and eventually lead him to Santa Cruz where he began training programs with the Sheriff’s department. Upon settling down in Santa Cruz, CrossFit was born.

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