winging it

There’s nothing better then getting up early on a Saturday, hitting the WOD, and then having the rest of the day to enjoy. Didn’t even get a sip of coffee this morning before heading in for the 9:30. Probably not… Read More ›

Saturday Mornings

“Ever notice how ‘What the hell’ is always the right answer?” ― Marilyn Monroe Some Saturday mornings you just want to stay home and drink your coffee and sink into the knowing that you just don’t have to go anywhere. This morning… Read More ›


“The past has no power over the present moment.” ― Eckhart Tolle One of the hardest WODs in recent memory. Made it through with the hard work of an excellent partner, Carmen. Not sure what’s going on over at ACF, but it… Read More ›

when every step needs persuasion

“If we all did the things we are capable of, we would astound ourselves.” ― Thomas A. Edison WOD: I. 7 Minutes AMRAP: 7 Power Cleans (135/95) 14 Burpees Rest 3 minutes II. 7 Minute AMRAP: 14 Wall Balls (20/14) 7 Toes-to-Bar Rest 3 Minutes III. Run 1… Read More ›


WOD: I. Push Press 6 – 6 – 6 – 6 Completed: New PR Push Press @ 80lbs. Took Dean’s advice and only increased in 2.5 lbs. increments. Wahooee. Thanks to Viv for the added encouragement. Goes a very long way…. Read More ›

pixy dust

I wondered out loud today, via text, to my MN BFF, if CF sprinkles a daily dose of Pixy Dust about the triple-wide. Because not sure what it is, but it never fails, I walk through the door pre-WOD feeling… Read More ›

here and now

“You wanna fly, you got to give up the shit that weighs you down.” ― Toni Morrison It happened again today. While getting ready for the WOD and watching the demos, processing the movements and reps. I turned to Rich… Read More ›

Oxygen for thought

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” ― Mahatma Gandhi Days are long at work recently. There’s plenty to do. Lots of papers to shuffle and calls to be made and… Read More ›

Giant Happy Boat. Damnit.

WOD: I. Press 10 x 2, Rest 30 seconds between sets II. “Help Myself” 3 Rounds For Time: 7 Muscle Ups 14 Power Cleans (175/120) 21 Burpees III. Toes-to-Bar 5 x 15; Rest 1 minute between sets Completed: except can’t… Read More ›

Burp eeeek…

WOD: I. 10 Rounds 10 Burpee Pullups – Rest 1 Minute Completed: 8 rounds with ring pull-ups. II. Power Cleans – 3 – 3 – 3 – 3 – 3 Completed: Round 1 @ 65lbs. Rounds 2-5 @ 85lbs. (Tried for 95,… Read More ›