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What's Your Very First CrossFit Workout Really Like?

Never tried CrossFit but wonder what it would really be like? You could just go. Or you could start by checking out Angela Jimenez's awesome photoessay on CrossFit Gotham (complete with an insightful thousand word essay to accompany the pics). Or you could properly scare/pump yourself up by taking a look at this wild video of the CrossFit Games. But if that's not enough and you need a little more insight, you could also turn to our friends at Well + Good NYC, who dispatched an avid cyclist and weightlifting virgin to experience CrossFit for the first time with CrossFit South Brooklyn. Her final verdict: "My thighs felt a little like they got caught in some kind of farm equipment. I’m a little broken, but in the best possible way, and I’m already thinking about when I can go again." Read the full tale of her first time with overhead squats and sprints around the block over on Well + Good.

CrossFit by Angela Jimenez

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship Workout

If testosterone flows through your veins, you probably know who Georges St-Pierre is. But for the estrogen crowd, let me summarize: Just as yoga is rising up and adding Lululemon pants to every woman’s wardrobe, there’s this phenomenon rocking the other half of the world (though it's not all men — shout-outs to Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos and co.) It goes by various names: UFC, MMA, BJJ, human cock fighting, cage fighting... And the bloke currently on top is none other than the nice Canadian Georges St-Pierre, colloquially known as GSP.

There’s been a lot of speculation into this top fighter’s workout, and Men's Health recently tagged along with him for his workout at the Renzo Gracie Academy. And, what do you know, I just so happen to have it summarized below. You’re welcome.

GSP (via <a href="http://image3.examiner.com/images/blog/wysiwyg/image/georges-st-pierre-2.jpg">examiner</a>)

Mr. Mohawk said "

that is a very good point!!! k, i'm on it.

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