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Headlines, Wellness

CROSSFIT 101

We expect to see certain things in U.S. communities. A beloved old-time diner, a Chinese take-out restaurant, a pizza place with at least one delivery vehicle, and a video store (although these are becoming decidedly less common).

Now, there’s a new piece of Americana to add to the list: a CrossFit gym.

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INTRO TO BOOT CAMP

You see the signs in gym windows, at local community centers, and even at luxury resorts’ wellness facilities and spas. Their color schemes usually feature black, bullet gray or olive drab, and their blocky, bold letters blare two intimidating words.

BOOT CAMP.

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REMEMBER THE 844

Gentle hands remove the rope from her small body. Her fair hair cascades forward, dripping, revealing a pale, fragile neck. Her fine dress is ruined, and her little stockinged legs are crumpled beneath her.
This could be anyone’s daughter, dressed in her best for an eagerly anticipated day of picnicking with her working-class family. Instead, her hopes, dreams and very life vanished in the murky, cold Chicago River on one anguished summer morning.

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MOUNTAIN TIME

It’s a study in contrasts, this sunburned landscape. Eroding sandstones, limestones and shales to the west, the pinnacled remnants of a long-ago volcanic eruption to the east, thunderheads rapidly retreating over the sagebrush-dotted high mountain desert to the south — and right here, sunset’s golden light suffusing our crescent beach with an otherworldly pink-and-peach glow.

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