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McG Clean Fail | Barbell Shrugged

You’ve Already Failed Too Much!


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I want to talk about failing in the gym. Now, I’m all about facing fears and challenging yourself, even to the point of failure sometimes. I…

Moore | Barbell Shrugged

Born Again: In Memory of Chris Moore


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Tribute edited and arranged by CTP Originally written 6.20.16. Published 6.27.16 It’s been two weeks since I heard the news. The news that still doesn’t seem real.…

Chris Moore

Stoke Your Fire – In Memory of Chris Moore


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  It is with the deepest sadness and much regret that we announce the passing of our friend Chris Moore. On Monday June 6th 2016, he…

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The Importance and Power of Community in Weightlifting


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It’s in our nature as humans to find community but it’s also critical for success. As a weightlifter or any athlete for that matter, it’s important…

Flight Weightlifting Meet – Fates That You Make


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“Almost everything… all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure–these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is…

CrossFit Open WOD 16.2 Tips and Strategies Webinar


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In this live-webinar, Barbell Shrugged coaches, Mike McElroy and Mike McGoldrick discussed tips, strategies for pacing, warming up/cooling-down, nutrition and etc for tackling workout 16.2. Watch the…