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THE SECRET TO 17.1
By Mike Warkentin

“One of the worst feelings in CrossFit comes when a competition workout is announced and you can’t do a movement you’ve been avoiding. When this happens, athletes inevitably spend the next days madly working for a breakthrough, only to find their palms torn to shreds when they actually perform the workout.
 
But what if you spent the next five weeks practicing things you struggle with? What if you booked a coach to help you make some real progress on toes-to-bars or muscle-ups? What if you did a few movements you never do?
 
What if you pushed yourself 2 percent out of your comfort zone in your next workout? What if you didn’t game the whiteboard but just gave 100 percent? What if you didn’t count the wall-ball shot that didn’t hit the line?