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CrossFit Calypso co-owner Thad Caron offers group classes and individual training at his new gym in Farmington. For more information visit crossfitcalypso.com.

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It was Fran that convinced Thad Caron to take CrossFit seriously.

Caron, a personal trainer, was watching a CrossFit competition on ESPN a few years ago when he figured he’d give the famously intense fitness regimen a try. He picked Fran, a CrossFit workout that involves doing 21 squat thrusts with a 95-pound barbell followed by 21 pull-ups, then 15 of each, then nine of each. It is commonly used to measure progress, and

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Caron couldn’t do it.

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Nathan Hansen
Nathan Hansen has been a reporter and editor with the Farmington Independent and the Rosemount Town Pages since 1997. He is very tall.
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