The MtB Library: Summer Reads

We asked Masters to nominate a book that has influenced and inspired their CrossFit practice. It could be any sort of book – from a manual or cookbook to a novel or biography. We asked for the ‘what’ and ‘why’ of their choice in no more than 50 words! Got a recommendation of your own? Let us know.

Meet the Masters: Danni Evans

No wonder Danni craves an afternoon nap, she’s a hell of a busy woman. Hard work has taken her from training clients in a barn with a Bull in the corner to helping deliver 50 timetabled classes a week and regular podium places as an athlete!

Recommended Reads: #6 Relentless

Relentless by Tim Grover RECOMMENDED BY: Laura Prosser This is by far the most powerful book I have ever read, particularly in terms of mindset in any and every aspect of life. I know it’s a good book when I finish it within twenty four hours! It categorises people into coolers, closers and cleaners and as…

Recommended Reads: #5 Way of the Peaceful Warrior

Way of the Peaceful Warrior – by Dan Millman RECOMMENDED BY: Wayne Jones This book made me realise that as a 46 year old your life is precious and that some things we ignore or take for granted on a day to day basis, are crucial, and others, that we place so much value on,…

Recommended Reads: #4 The Zombie Survival Guide

The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection from the Living Dead – by Max Brooks RECOMMENDED BY: Scott Jenkins We knew it! Scott Jenkins is training for the Zombie Apocalypse! “For me the zombie survival guide has always been my main inspiration to train harder every day. When it finally comes upon us I want to…

Chocolate and Pear Quinoa Porridge

At a recent Carl Paoli seminar we were lucky enough to meet up with the editor of weMove Magazine and pick up issue 1. The magazine is a great read, dedicated to inspiring and nurturing the act of movement. Their strap line sums it all up nicely…

Move your body. Nourish your self. Equip your mind.

 They kindly agreed to let us reproduce this incredible tasting recipe for Chocolate and Pear Quinoa Porridge. Your overnight oats will never taste so good! Go on, nourish youself!

Recommended Reads: #3 Will it Make the Boat Go Faster?

Will it Make the Boat Go Faster – by Ben Hunt Davis and Harriet Beveridge RECOMMENDED BY: Del Kyme Del read it during his Dragonboat days but the lessons (drawn out from the compelling Olympic story of Gold Medal rowers) can also be applied to CrossFit or any aspect of life.

Recommended Reads: #2 Inside the Box

Free+style by Carl Paoli RECOMMENDED BY: Tom Dolly On a simple level some great progressions to get you from A to B. On a deeper level, a great framework for understanding the patterns of human movement. This book makes me forget about chasing numbers and re-learning to trust how I feel when I move well.

Recommended Reads: #1 Free+style

Free+style by Carl Paoli RECOMMENDED BY: Tom Dolly On a simple level some great progressions to get you from A to B. On a deeper level, a great framework for understanding the patterns of human movement. This book makes me forget about chasing numbers and re-learning to trust how I feel when I move well.

Meet the Masters: Clare Muir

Clare’s strength is dipping out and it’s taken her to 50th in the World (50-54) and a first place at Raising the Bar. We recommend following her lead! Dip out FTW!

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