3rd Inaugural WOD

First of all, tomorrow is a rest day. Let's just get that out of the way. Today's WOD per CFHQ: Nancy 5 rounds for time of: 400-meter run 15 overhead squats (OHS) Men: 95 lb. Women: 65 lb. I opted for a modified scaled version: 5 rounds for time of: 400-meter row 10 overhead squats … Continue reading 3rd Inaugural WOD

A heart that never hardens…

She's tall and gorgeous and strong and always encouraging and cheering the person next to her. A true gym beauty.


“Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.” ― Robert Frost WOD: I. Overhead Squat 4 sets, 2 reps – Building to a 2 Rep Max *Rest 4 minutes between sets Completed: 55lbs, 65lbs., 75lbs., 85lbs. Overhead Squat PR with the 85lbs! II. “Randy” 75 Snatches for Time (75lbs) Completed: 7:03 at 45lbs. … Continue reading Randy

extra mental output

“Faithless is he that says farewell when the road darkens.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring For whatever reason I've been finding it more difficult to post. Am I loosing interest in CF? No. Hardly. But, taking the time after the WOD to post my progress and thoughts, well, dunno. Maybe because it's just been … Continue reading extra mental output


“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.

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

Active. Recovery.

The WOD today was one of my least favorites. Once again I tried to think of any reason not to go in. Especially since my arms felt like they might fall off after yesterday. But when I questioned over FB whether or not I should do it, Kim very nicely said; "Come on in, work … Continue reading Active. Recovery.


Bottom line on these partner WOD's: I work harder. I lift heavier, I try more. Just do. It all just seems more possible when you're working as a team. Thanks Laura for being an awesome partner today. High five on the PR's! Warm-Up: 3 Rounds 200m run 10 Goblet Squats Completed. WOD: I. Overhead Squats 3 – … Continue reading Completed

Derby Day

Since it's Derby Day, the horse for today, Dullahan. The horse for life, Me. Or in your case, You. You have to bet on yourself. Crossfit earns me the strength and confidence to bet on myself daily. Warm-Up: Snatch Skill Transfers WOD: I. 5 Rounds For Time: 10 Overhead Squats (95/65) 25 Kettlebell Swings (53/35) 25 AbMat Situps *20 Minute … Continue reading Derby Day

Less, is more?

The body is sore a lot these days. Actually, if I really think about it. The body is sore every day. It feels good. It means there's some serious effort going on around here, determination, focus, accomplishment, milestones. One hurt that's not so good, the left-shoulder. Or is it? Met with the Doc today and … Continue reading Less, is more?