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July 25, 2012

Grace and the Three Barbells

Once upon a time, there was a little girl named Grace. She went for a walk in the city. Pretty soon, she came upon a CrossFit box. She knocked and, when no one answered, she walked right in.On the floor in the big empty space, there were three barbells. Grace was looking for a workout. She lifted the first barbell from the floor."This barbell is too heavy!" she exclaimed.So, she lifted the second barbell from the floor."This barbell is too light," she saidSo, she lifted the last barbell."Ahhh, this barbell is just right," she said happily and she lifted it 30 times over her head in less than 3 minutes.Moral of the story: Choose your weight appropriately. Choose a weight that's too heavy, injury is likely. Choose a weight that's too low, you lose the benefits of the workout. We want you to scale so that you finish the workout with a moderate weight at a high intensity. You’ll get more bang for your buck! Ask your coach what bar is 'just right' for you."Grace"30 Clean and Jerks for time (135/95#)Compare to April 16/12Having the right weight can make a good workout into a great workout

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