When associate editor Rosin Saez told the art department she wanted her picks for this month’s Elements of Style (“Sportswear That Doesn’t Sacrifice Style for Function”) to not only look good but keep up with an athlete’s movements, I recruited one of my CrossFit West Seattle coaches, chiropractic sports physician Karlie Causey. On May 21, at photographer Justin Gollmer’s Queen Anne studio, hair and makeup artist Katya Gudaeva gave my coach a high ponytail that would lend a still image overall movement. No stranger to high-intensity workouts, Causey was up to jump and lunge dozens of times, until we got the perfect shot.

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