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May 27, 2011


May 27, 2011

Running PRs!

Who is ready to run his/her fastest mile ever?!

Check out this intersting article about running speed and longevity:


Also…not sure if the Games website will have updates very frequently, so you may want to check the following social media:

Facebook "CrossFit Games South East Regional"
Twitter "Dirty South CF"

Workout of the Day:

For time:
Run 1 mile


Push press 3-3-3-3-3

2 Responses

  1. Christina

    Good article. But, like the researcher said, there needs to be more research done before we can accurately use these benchmarks to predict future health. This is still early research, taken with a grain of salt. I doubt they have tracked people for forty years to see if they accurately predicted the participant’s longevity and heart health for their later life, at least not yet. But, its nice to see that at least there is realization that simply being “thin/not fat” is not equivalent to being “fit/healthy.”
    And, I AM PSYCHED TO RUN! (…not)

  2. Jim A

    The two papers referenced in this article provide evidence that Crossfit is correct: the faster you can do a given bit of work, i.e. the more power you can produce, the better.

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