CROSSFIT CENTRAL, AUSTIN - Nick Hanley, 26, rest on a stack of weights at his gym in Austin.
 Hanley, with equal parts militance and levity, addresses the group.
 Hanley talks candidly with one of his students.
 Rings hanging in the doorway of CrossFit Central, during a rare moment of disuse.
 Hanley applies chalk to his hands before attempting the olympic lift.
 Hanley finishes out his set of dead lifts with steady, mechanical precision.
 Hanley, at the bottom of the olympic lift, one of his favorite moves within the sport.
 Exterior of CrossFit Central.
 Hanley displays his core strength with a walking hand stand outside of the gym.
 Nick Hanley, 26, leads his class in a stretch after a rigorous four hour class.
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