You know that what you need to do is possible to do, even though difficult, and sense of time disappears. You forget yourself. You feel part of something larger.
CF'ers love to work. As do I.
There are certain things in life I thought I would know, would like to have known, but may never.
"Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and studies the master."
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.
“It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.” ― Lou Holtz WOD: I. Establish a 2RM Deadlift in 15 Minutes Completed: PR at 235lbs! II. 6 Minute AMRAP: 3 Hang Power Cleans (155/105) 9 Kettlebell Swings (70/53) Completed: Hang Power Clean at 75lbs. Kettle Bell at 45lbs. 6 rounds, plus 7. Dean was coaching, and told me to … Continue reading You Can.
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 the best approach, was feeling a little light headed during the Power Cleans. Do not … Continue reading winging it
I've been drinking the cool-aid so much recently... hitting the WOD's and high-fiving a bunch of PR's and feeling like I can do just about anything. That's right, anything. Alas, sure enough - Just as I get all saucy pants, a WOD comes along and I can't even finish. Just to be clear: This has … Continue reading saucy pants no more
Warm-Up: 2 Rounds: Run 200m 20 Russian Swings Completed: Warm up felt great. Russian Swings at 35lbs. WOD: I. Hang Power Clean 3 – 3 – 3 – 3 – 3 Completed: made it up to 85lbs. Tried for more, even just adding 5 more lbs. and total fail. Side note: my back is now sore. Clearly my … Continue reading lung burner
“There is no dishonor in losing the race. There is only dishonor in not racing because you are afraid to lose.” ― Garth Stein At some point along my CF path, I went RX. Not in weights, no, not yet. But in reps. Long after first starting this journey I was scaling down the number of reps, … Continue reading like, when did that happen…