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Welcome change


After doing CrossFit for the past seven years, I’m going to change the routine (not that CrossFit is routine, because not being routine is sorta the point of CrossFit). I still love heaving heavy objects into the air above my head, but my aging body wants to do something I did for decades long ago, before CrossFit or biking or any other happy-making form of exercise.

I wanna swim.

I’ve joined an athletic club that has a swimming pool. Yes, it has weights and machines that I will use, and classes that I might take.  (Plus stuff I plan to avoid — like yoga.)  But the main attraction is the pool.

Blue light, buoyant.  Sliding smooth, breathing steady.  Calm in motion.