squat and run

Front Squat 5 x3 @ 55, 55, 55, 60, 70 Then, partner wod with the dog: run 2.5 miles. Who was it that said, why would you want to only do the things you're good at? When you're terrible at something, do more of it! "If I couldn't handle not being good at something, then … Continue reading squat and run

the dreaded front squat

Why are front squats so scary? Seriously. I dread them. Not the most graceful movement for tall people, at least not me for anyway. Tonight's workout started with a 1.5-mile warmup run with the dog, half of the running sandwich; even if it is muggy out there and bugs fly in my eyes and nip … Continue reading the dreaded front squat

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

Good to know.

The simple answer is: Yes.

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