Pride and Prejudice

“We all know him to be a proud, unpleasant sort of man; but this would be nothing if you really liked him.” ― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice I'll admit, there's an element of pride that goes into a CrossFit workout (WOD). You look around the room and even though you tell yourself; do not compare … Continue reading Pride and Prejudice

You can’t go home again, or can you

“Home is the place where, when you have to go there, They have to take you in.” ― Robert Frost I had a dream last night that I was at home with my parents and we were all getting ready to go out to an important dinner as a family. The house was decorated with … Continue reading You can’t go home again, or can you

Life is a Series of Comebacks

I'm starting up this blog again. There's certain things I've missed: 1. Writing this blog, and 2. Writing about CrossFit. The first time I ever tried CrossFit was in October, 2011. I remember the feel of that first workout in boot camp. I do not remember what we had to physically do in that first workout, … Continue reading Life is a Series of Comebacks

Getting Ready to Go.

“It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.” ― Ernest Hemingway There have been a couple really good articles that have come across the radar on CrossFit and weight lifting. First this one on the Central Nervous System and being a Sponge, the importance … Continue reading Getting Ready to Go.

Forecast – 77 Degrees and Sunny.

“Perhaps when we find ourselves wanting everything, it is because we are dangerously close to wanting nothing.”― Sylvia PlathIt wasn't too long ago that I was struggling to come back from minor surgery. After a six week hiatus from CrossFit I was barely slogging by. My motivation had slowed to a trickle - barely audible. … Continue reading Forecast – 77 Degrees and Sunny.

Training Ground for Life

“And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.” ― Sylvia Plath First, I thought I lost my log book. This could not be. You never know what you have, till it's gone. As soon … Continue reading Training Ground for Life

Memorial Day Murph

“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.” ― Mark TwainThere's an annual workout in the Crossfit world called the Memorial Day Murph. It is named in memory of Navy Lieutenant Michael Murphy, 29, of Patchogue, N.Y., who was killed in Afghanistan June 28th, 2005. In boxes around the US, athletes gather and … Continue reading Memorial Day Murph

3, 2, 1…Go!

When the soul lies down in that grass the world is too full to talk about.” ― Rumi Did you ever have an idea in your head. A picture. Of something that you just had to bring to life? It's been happening to me quite a bit. Especially recently. It's as if something in me has woken … Continue reading 3, 2, 1…Go!

all ninja like

I have this image in my head. If I were to go really strict with my diet, and keep up my training, I would become like a ninja. All stealth and lithe-like. My muscles rippling and shiny. Simply reaching for a cup of coffee would cause those around me to pause in awe as they … Continue reading all ninja like

lo, nay…behold

“Aerodynamically, the bumble bee shouldn't be able to fly, but the bumble bee doesn't know it so it goes on flying anyway.” ― Mary Kay Ash Double K was in the house tonight. Kim and Ke-Ho, giving some CF love. Was one of those days today too, where I thought I might just go ahead … Continue reading lo, nay…behold