we love dead lifts

Back Squat 5x3 @ 55, 65, 70, 75, 80 Then, one of my favorite WODs: 21-15-9 Box Jumps @ 20" DL @ 95lbs. Completed in 6:23

Every Day, Begin Again

Sometimes it's exhausting to think about—having to start over every single day. Like, can't I just keep building on the momentum I created today and carry it over into tomorrow and the day after tomorrow? Sometimes we're grateful for the reboot, not every day is good and we look forward to another start. Sometimes, for … Continue reading Every Day, Begin Again

F*ck It.

This is my newest and most favorite t-shirt. Pretty much says everything that needs to be said. I love it. I also love GoodReads.com. Especially searching quotes on GoodReads. In line with my mood for today I entered the following text, 'F*ck It' and hit 'Search.' Below are some of my favorite resulting quotes: “You can spend … Continue reading F*ck It.

wall ball pr

You wait and watch and work: you don't give up.

lowering the bar.

Sometimes it can lead to seeing stars and hear ringing in your ears.

Clean and Jerk.

Barbells are unforgiving. There are no excuses and no negotiation. Either you can or you can't and they are indifferent to your reasons for either.


There are certain things in life I thought I would know, would like to have known, but may never.

yourself. or someone like you.

I have never thought of myself as an inspiration to anyone.

mix it up

Was fortunate to have today off. Trained with Dean at 1pm, stretched and foam rolled for an hour, then... WOD: I. Establish a 1RM Press II. "Diane" For Time: 21-15-9 Deadlifts (225/155) Handstand Pushups Dean was coaching this WOD. and he knows my goal is to get strong. While I could have gone RX on the 155 … Continue reading mix it up

horse sh*t.

How I love the Deadlift. who knew this would be the case. Especially if you read one of my older posts from 1972. Where my working Deadlift weight was 125 lbs. If ever inspiration was needed, must remember it's really quite something to go back and read these posts, from not even one year ago. Super … Continue reading horse sh*t.

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

End of Summer Throwdown ~ Day 3 of 4

WOD: I. End of Summer Throwdown WOD 3 15 Minutes to Estabish a Max Combined Weight for CrossFit Total -1RM Back Squat -1RM Press -1RM Deadlift *Cannot move on to next movement until both athletes have completed the same movement *No limits on number of attempts, but must be completed within 15 minute cap. Completed: With three awesome partners, … Continue reading End of Summer Throwdown ~ Day 3 of 4