what a great article from the Journal by Mark Warkentin

“There is a compelling tendency among novices … to quickly move past the fundamentals.” —Greg Glassman, CrossFit Founder and CEO

Read that quote twice. Maybe three times.

Now admit that you—yes, you—are afflicted by the novice’s curse.

Far more powerful than the Madden Curse combined with the Curse of the Hope Diamond, the novice’s curse is utterly indis- criminate: It affects 99 percent of people who do anything.

Luke Skywalker succumbed when he brushed off the last of his training and went to fight Vader. Your partner bowed to the curse when he or she tried to assemble the new barbecue without reading the instructions. Your kids got a taste when they fired up “Guitar Hero III” and tried to play “Through the Fire and Flames” on expert mode before they mastered easy mode.

You’re burdened by the curse when you squat. read the entire article here

 

EMOM  for 10 minutes-  8 bench 70% of max and  8 air squats

rest then:

AMRAP 17 minutes

5 StoO 95/65

10 front rack step ups 95/65

15 burpees

20 atomic sit ups

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