Patrick McCarty

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I once heard a comedian say, “There is a weirdo on every city bus…and if there isn’t, you’re it.”
Serious CrossFit Games contenders are signing with the NPFL. It may be time for CrossFit to discover diplomacy.
Everyone is a coach, everyone is a strategist, but frankly, your game is your game.
Fourteen judges clicked good on a video submission that had the world-record score, which means, clearly, they did not watch this video.
From the announcement to the workout itself there were a variety of perplexing moments. Here is the definitive collection of accumulated 14.3 official "WTF?" moments.
History remembers Jackie Robinson at the man who broke through, but to be fair, it was Branch Rickey who was the visionary. CrossFit, Inc. had such a chance to be visionary, but they played it safe.
Your position on the leaderboard and in your box is completely arbitrary, based on the huge variable that is everyone else. Why would you define yourself according to variables you cannot control?
Last weekend. I had the opportunity to put on a seminar in Texas. While I was there, I rediscovered why I fell in love with CrossFit to begin with.
I am going to rage against the dying of the light. Pick up the bar. Grab the rings. Squat heavy, and often. Look aging in the face and laugh. I will not go gentle into that dark night.
Shouldn’t we get excited when someone who is out of shape, unhealthy, overweight, weak, or recovering walks in to our box? That’s what this movement is supposed to be about.
I challenge every box reading this to program workouts for one month without high-rep Olympic lifts or touch-and-go deadlifts. There are so many workout options not being utilized.
What is the point of the “fittest gym” if the fittest gym is merely drafted? It’s nothing.