Are they finally getting it?

I recently received a text from my sister saying that her doctor recommended she try switching to a Paleo type diet and pick up a beginning level CrossFit style workout. She thought maybe I had some sort of unseen influence on her physician. 

While I'd like to take credit for her doc's advice, I would even more like to believe that the medical community is finally embracing the ideas that CrossFit has championed from day one (see "Elite Fitness in 100 words" above). CrossFit started out as the outlier...the underground workout that spread by word of mouth. Now it has become mainstream. Although Coach Gassman still relishes the role of outsider looking to change the world of fitness.  

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