Ethics in CrossFit: Boerman K.
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Protect the Brand. Destroy the Enemy.

Protect the Brand. Destroy the Enemy. | Ethics in CrossFit:  Boerman K. | Scoop.it
Greg Glassman's essential business outlook is this: he can do whatever the hell he wants to. What he wants to do right now is protect the brand of CrossFit, his extraordinary fitness company.
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CrossFit founder not without scrutiny over injury, the brand, and finances.

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Drug Policy

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The CrossFit Games: The Fittest on Earth.
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CrossFit establishes policy against illegal performance enhancing drugs and states it is incompatable with the standards expected of CrossFit athletes.

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CrossFit Cheaters Anonymous

CrossFit Cheaters Anonymous | Ethics in CrossFit:  Boerman K. | Scoop.it
There are really only 2 types of CrossFit athletes when it comes to integrity, those who have it and those who don’t.
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Integrity should be one core value to any CrossFit athlete; cheating reps is unacceptable and Level 1 trainers should help keep athletes honest.

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Josh Golden's 13.2 Score Rejected!

Josh Golden's 13.2 Score Rejected! | Ethics in CrossFit:  Boerman K. | Scoop.it
Less than 24 hours after submitting the equal best score in the world for week two of the 2013 CrossFit Open, Josh Golden has now had his workout rejected by HQ!
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CrossFit stands by strict movement standards.  One CrossFit athlete's top score validated by his own affiliate are rejected by CrossFit headquarters officials and affiliate is suspended from further juddging the 2013 Open.  

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CFJ_Aristotle_Drexler_FINAL2.pdf

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One CrossFit Trainer and associate professor of philosophy believes CrossFit builds character.

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BXKIDSCFNEWSfina11.pdf

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CrossFIt Kids trainer discusses the ethics of self-defense in children and urges parents to teach good judgement first followed by the support and approval to defend themselves from bullies and predators.

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The Case of AJ Moore: What Really Went Wrong, And The Ethics of Fixing It

The Case of AJ Moore: What Really Went Wrong, And The Ethics of Fixing It | Ethics in CrossFit:  Boerman K. | Scoop.it
Even great systems can fail. When that happens, if we’re not committed to the purpose the system serves over the system itself, we can end up prisoners of our own creations. We become masters ensla...
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In 2011, when a system of judging fails, one CrossFit athlete loses big and misses his chance at the CrossFit games.

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