direction. set one. errr… or two.

CF'ers love to work. As do I.

12-12-12

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

do the work. just do the work.

You are always more capable than you think.

Quiet.

“Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.” ― Winston Churchill

Imagine

“A change of feeling is a change of destiny.” - Neville Goddard There's a lot of talk about Goal Setting recently. A lot of talk. At this point I'm not sure which came first, the deep nagging need I've had in the past few months to write down my Goals being very, very specific, or the … Continue reading Imagine

Behold. Paleo Pad Thai.

Behold the strength of a food processor! Who the heck knew! I suggest, upon newly purchasing a food processor, and it being your first, practice with veggies you're not necessarily feeling too attached to, or.. err.. hungry for. Behold pepper, cucumber, celery puree! Bletch. Need to google some recipes for this. It'll keep for a … Continue reading Behold. Paleo Pad Thai.

The Grass is Greenest Where it is Watered.

“Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.” ― C.G. Jung Warm-Up: Snatch Skill Transfer WOD: I. Snatch – 5 x 2 – Rest As Needed Between Sets Completed: focusing mostly on form @ 55lbs. II. Front Squat 3 x 3 @ 80% 1RM – … Continue reading The Grass is Greenest Where it is Watered.

ramping.

“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 feels as if things are ramping up in difficulty. Maybe I'm just ramping down. Warm-Up: … Continue reading ramping.

Lesson Learned

Warm up: 2 Rounds: 15 Kettlebell Swings 15 Romanian Deadlifts (with Kettlebell) 15 Goblet Squats Completed Warmup: @35lbs. kettle bells.  For some reason I can do kettle bells at or near RX. WOD: I. Front Squat 1 – 1 – 1 – 1 – 1 Completed: @ 85lbs, then, 105lbs., 115lbs, 125lbs. Tried for 135lbs and failed. 125lbs is my current … Continue reading Lesson Learned

Bear Complex

I love Team WOD's. When it was over our team headed back inside and went for an additional 3 rounds of 7 Bear Complex @ 55lbs. Why? I have no freaking idea. Freihofer's 5K tomorrow. Somebody send for reinforcements. Warm up: Group Dynamic WOD: I.  With a partner, complete As Many Reps As Possible in 25 … Continue reading Bear Complex

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