Article: Mr. CrossFit vs. Big Soda: A profane fitness guru’s wonky war with the soda industry

On a bright November morning, Congressman Scott Taylor is meeting with a visitor at his Capitol Hill office. Even in his dark suit and striped tie, the steely eyed, fit Republican from eastern Virginia looks every bit the Navy SEAL he once was. His visitor — Greg Glassman, founder and sole owner of CrossFit, a fitness company famous for its brutal full-body workouts — is older and dressed informally. He wears a ball cap over unruly ginger and gray locks, plus a three-day stubble, a flannel shirt, faded jeans and sneakers.

Taylor tells Glassman that his first CrossFit workout, way back in the early days, was in the garage of a fellow SEAL who is now a top CrossFit staffer. Taylor wants to talk about other friends he has in common with Glassman, other SEALs who are CrossFitters. [read more…]

Strength: Bench Press 30-30-20-20 @ 40 to 50% IRM ( go up by 5 pounds from 2 weeks ago)

WOD: 3 -2-1-GO!! (35 min time cap)
Complete 3 Rounds of:
3 Rounds
10 Knees to Elbow
10 KB Swing 32/24
2 Rounds
40m Bear Crawl KB Drag 32/24
20 Hollow Rocks
1 Round
200′ Suitcase Carry 32/24
3 BMUs

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