Learning to Breathe Fire, by J.C. Herz
The Rise of CrossFit and the Primal Future of Fitness
A great read for longtime CrossFit devotees and those simply curious to learn more, Learning to Breathe Fire is probably the most complete and well rounded telling of the CrossFit story—with over 350 pages of history, philosophy, personal testimonials, and breakdowns of each and every WOD. Author J.C. Herz (Rolling Stone, Wired) isn’t just analyzing the subculture of CrossFit from the outside, she’s immersed herself in it for years and takes great care to explain what has truly set this movement apart from hundreds of other modern fitness approaches.
From getting inside the mind of CrossFit founder Greg Glassman to tracing the rise of the Reebok CrossFit Games and some of its greatest competitors, Learning to Breathe Fire is endlessly engaging and hard to put down. Get your copy or grab a handful for your gym mates by using the order form on the right.
Learning to Breathe Fire:
- Author: J.C. Herz
- Publisher: Crown Archetype, 2014
- 368 pages
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