The CrossFit Open. A proverbial Everest of a challenge for athletes each year. Like walking into finals week in college just hoping that those long fought hours of studying pay off. Will the exercises I have been perfecting show up? What will be the curveball that they throw at us this year? For so many athletes, these questions sit in the back of their minds and float amongst the groups on the workout floor. And where does all this take place? The Gym.