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CrossFit In Prison: Inmates Finding Strength, Redemption
By denver.cbslocal.com- Brian Maass
Published: 03/19/2019

LIMON, Colo. (CBS4) – It may be the only CrossFit class where participants have to pass through a metal detector and get patted down to take part. Welcome to CrossFit at one of the most secure prisons in the state of Colorado in Limon.

“Once I count you off, that’s the team you are on,“ barks Chris Harris, one of the CrossFit instructors. Harris is doing life without parole for a double murder.

“Its not just a workout, its much more than that,” said Harris, who helps lead 90 minute CrossFit classes for about 30 inmates three times a week. CrossFit is an intense workout that has achieved a cult-like following across the country.

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