Training as a form of preparation

Generation CrossFit A New Yorker piece digs deep to analyze one man’s life and lifestyle motivations for training the CrossFit way. Hint: it’s not “because the community is awesome”.

What is behind the CrossFit need, which is a variation of compulsive intense training? And I mean training, not playing a sport—training as a form of preparation.

Within the answers lie the heart of people’s stories. I love this question.