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Garage temp: 42 degrees. BP: 6am - 157/81. 8:30pm - 148/79. 5x5 Strict Press @ 45lbs. Single arm dumbbell row @ 15lbs. Cleaning out the kitchen... processed foods and grains, pasta, pancake batter, rice, mostly gone. I've done W30 a few times and appreciate all that it taught me about food, namely that there is … Continue reading more stats

the rub

So, at long last, I'm returning to CrossFit. Well, modified CF. The nearest box is an hour away. In the last year and a half since moving I don't miss much, I love this new place, but I can say with sincerity that I do miss CF. Whatever it was in my life, some unnameable … Continue reading the rub

direction. set one. errr… or two.

CF'ers love to work. As do I.

End of Summer Throwdown ~ Day 3 of 4

WOD: I. End of Summer Throwdown WOD 3 15 Minutes to Estabish a Max Combined Weight for CrossFit Total -1RM Back Squat -1RM Press -1RM Deadlift *Cannot move on to next movement until both athletes have completed the same movement *No limits on number of attempts, but must be completed within 15 minute cap. Completed: With three awesome partners, … Continue reading End of Summer Throwdown ~ Day 3 of 4


WOD: I. Press 5 sets, 5 reps Completed: II. "Karen" For Time 150 Wallballs (20/14) Completed: at 14lbs. in 9:13.

a hand up

Hit an earlier WOD today, which I like to do when possible. If I had my druthers I would hit all my WOD's right around 3pm. That's my sleepiest part of the day, where I get distracted, bogged down by details and just wanting to take a nap. The Mojo meter is at its all … Continue reading a hand up

The Now

“True progress quietly and persistently moves along without notice.” ― St. Francis of Assisi It's been two days since hitting a WOD. Can you tell me why then it seems like so much longer? There are so many benefits to CF for me, the least of which incredibly is the physical. These WOD's are an opportunity to … Continue reading The Now


"The strongest of all warriors are these two — Time and Patience."  — Leo Tolstoy Really enjoyed reading Caleb's post today. There's nothing quite like openness and honesty. I've come to expect nothing less from the CF community. Received some bad news today. Had to cancel a trip that I was very much looking forward to. … Continue reading patience

The beginning of Lent

"Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship." ~ Buddha Warm-Up: Russian Gymnastics Warm-Up – Day 2 WOD: I. “Annie” For Time: 50 – 40 – 30 – 20 – 10 Double-Unders AbMat Situps II. Press 5 – 5 – 5 – 5 III. Accumulate 3 Minutes in an L-Sit Completed: Annie in 7:52. Scaled … Continue reading The beginning of Lent

A New Horizon

“The best way to predict the future is to invent it."~ Alan Kay There's been a lot of talk over at the 90DC Group on FB. Seems we're all struggling with motivation. A bit of a mid-90 Day Challenge Sag. Including from yours truly. I'm cycling through a train of thought that looks something like … Continue reading A New Horizon


“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