Sports Ethics in CrossFit: Hammer, P.
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Sports Ethics in CrossFit: Hammer, P.
A compilation of articles relating to the ethics associated with the sport of ftness, CrossFit.
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Downtown L.A. CrossFit Gym Debases Homeless Neighbors in Photos, Facebook Posts

Downtown L.A. CrossFit Gym Debases Homeless Neighbors in Photos, Facebook Posts | Sports Ethics in CrossFit: Hammer, P. | Scoop.it
When the CrossFit Games arrive at the Home Depot Center in Carson on July 13, they'll bring with them...
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The CrossFit community is proud of the fact that they give back.  they give back by creating an interest in fitness for all ages, young, old, sedientary, active.  They give back by providing community outreach through soup kitchens, housing programs, fresh water programs.  CrossFit is proud about how their affiliates do the same within their local communities, giving the name crossFit integrity.  This article is about an affiliate in L.A. who vilolates the ethical standards of the Crossfit name.

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All though at first glance this journal entry appears to just be about good for during exercise, there is a duscussion about the moral and ethical position on children fighting that begins on page 8.  The article discusses how fighting is, in general, morally and ethically wrong.  It goes on to discuss how we may want to teach our children that there are some instances where it may be ok to defend yourself.

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CrossFit and cheaters

CrossFit and cheaters | Sports Ethics in CrossFit: Hammer, P. | Scoop.it
Whether they cheat the movement standards or cheat the numbers its still cheating. Occasionally we’ll hear from someone at the gym who is competitive minded and pushes themselves hard but reg...
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Real Food Real Fit: Integrity, CrossFit, Who Are You Cheating?

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The topic of cheating is what takes up the majority of ethical duscussion about CrossFit.  Here we see a slight variation on the cheating discussion.  Cheating a diet.  Is this "worse" or "better" than cheating ona  workout?  When is it Ok to "cheat" your diet.  If you did "cheat," do you lie about it to yourself, you log book, your family, your friends? 

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CrossFit Games Open - Cheating

In this video, Tony Budding discusses the notion of competitors trying to cheat in the Open. He makes a distinction between: blatant cheating and getting slo...
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Here we see a variation of ones moral take on the crossfit ethical standards.  Tony Budding gives his take on cheating.

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Are You Cheating Yourself?

Are You Cheating Yourself? | Sports Ethics in CrossFit: Hammer, P. | Scoop.it
... Whether you're new or a seasoned CF athlete, in the midst of the Open WOD's, whether it's rep / no rep - when it comes to CrossFit, these words from Ben at Adapt CrossFit in Belconnen, Australi...
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