You'd Have To Be Crazy To Work Out Like These CrossFit Games Athletes
Calvin Johnson? Nope.
Bryce Harper? Nope.
If you really want to find the best athletes in America, you'd have a better chance looking where you might not first think to do so.
Since the Reebok CrossFit Games held its inaugural competition in summer 2007, contestants from around the world have come together for a couple of days out of the year to prove they can harness near-perfect athleticism better than anyone else.
To do so, the competitors engage in various obstacles on land and sea, with workout combinations that (I'm sure) could quite possibly kill the common man:
July 22 #WOD: Murph For time: 1-mile run 100 pull-ups 200 push-ups 300 squats 1-mile run Partition as needed. Start and finish mile run. — CrossFit (@CrossFit) July 22, 2015
And that's the most interesting thing here. Never before has it been more en vogue for the common man and woman to share his or her love for fitness.
But for all the gym selfies you scroll through, none of your friends are really about that life. You know how I know? Because these guys are really about that life.
And by "these guys" I mean the competitors who killed it at the 2015 Crossfit Games this past weekend, whose training regimens are so insane you might literally have to be crazy to try.
Next time you think your leg extensions are worth posting on Snapchat, try these exercises instead: