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A core piece of sociological literature on bodybuilding, Little Big Men studies bodybuilders every day activities and the role the subculture exerts in the gender construction and performance of its participants. Although physical fitness is seen as a positive attribute in mainstream culture, bodybuilders are often looked upon as narcissistic, vain, and superficial. Most are also stereotyped as “gym rats” and drug abusers. Crossfit also involves complex lifts such as deadlift and squats, which might be too much for a beginner. Therefore it’s better to master these lifts through bodybuilding.