“If you judge people, you have no time to love them.” ― Mother Teresa


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

Rabbit Hole

I don't know where my head has been. I'm distracted. Diet is off. Holiday weekend, you name it… whatever it is, chances are I'm off chasing it down some futile rabbit hole. WOD: I. 12 Waveload Sets: 3 Power Snatches Touch-n'-Go (Moderate Weight) Rest 30 seconds 6 Handstand Pushups Rest 30 seconds Completed: Snatches at 55lbs., 65lbs., 75lbs. The … Continue reading Rabbit Hole

Friday Night Fights

Nothing like a little friendly competition to get the blood moving. Friendly. Damnit. I'm a competitive person. Call it growing up in a large family with lots of older male siblings, I don't know. But, when the Team WoD's come around, I show up. The gloves come off in my head, and I'm in it … Continue reading Friday Night Fights


“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.

Today. CrossFit for Hope.

Today we CrossFit for Hope. All proceeds donated to St. Jude. You've seen the commercials. It's absolutely heart breaking what some families have to go through with a sick child. Unimaginable. Thankfully, there is a place like St. Jude to help. Imagine a world without it. Thankfully we do not have to. ACF is in … Continue reading Today. CrossFit for Hope.

where to from here

“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”  ― Mahatma Gandhi Warm-Up: Burgener Warm-Up and Skill Transfer WOD: I. Power Snatch 3 – 3 – 3 Completed: at 45lbs. 55lbs. Then 65lbs. The thing about this movement, if I learned this right, it's not about how heavy you can … Continue reading where to from here


“Everything in the universe is within you. Ask all from yourself.” ― Rumi Warm-Up: Russian Gymnastics Warm-Up – Day 1 Okay, hand stand? Really? Couldn't even do a cartwheel as a kid. You try to lift a 6ft body of gaggly limbs over your head...  Face your fears people, face your fears. WOD: I. Press 3 – 3 – … Continue reading gaggles