With special thanks to the gentleman next to me named Rob who was cheering the class the entire way.

yourself. or someone like you.

I have never thought of myself as an inspiration to anyone.


“A team is where a boy can prove his courage on his own. A gang is where a coward goes to hide.” ― Mickey Mantle Saturdays are the days when you just want to stay home in the morning and finish your coffee. After a work week of waking up and having to be somewhere, it's the … Continue reading Team

Hodge Podge-ing

Train with Dean today, resistance deadlifts and push jerks. Then... WOD: I. For Time: 10 Clean and Jerks (185/120) 15 Muscle-Ups Row 30 calories Completed: in 10:13. Loaded up the bar @95lbs. for the Clean and Jerks. A manageable weight, I told myself. Till Ke-Ho changed the rep count to 15 Clean and Jerks for us slackers who didn't … Continue reading Hodge Podge-ing

which grows

" is the deepest secret nobody knows (here is the root of the root and the bud of the bud and the sky of the sky of a tree called life; which grows higher than the soul can hope or mind can hide) and this is the wonder that's keeping the stars apart I carry … Continue reading which grows

Just Jump.

“You can't connect the dots looking forward. You can only connect them looking backwards...You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever - because believing that the dots will connect down the road will give you the confidence to follow your heart, even when it leads you off the well-worn path.” … Continue reading Just Jump.

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 view from here

Warm Up: Burgener Warm-Up WOD: I. Back Squat 3 – 3 – 3 – 3 – 3 Completed: 85lbs, 105lbs., 115lbs., 125lbs., and 135lbs. No PR here. Was at 145lbs. 1RepMax back in February. Am I losing momentum and sliding back down hill? There's a whole CF video on how athletes do not match nutrition … Continue reading the view from here

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


"Be the change you want to see in the world" - Mahatma Ghandi It's spring time. Don't know about you, but spring time makes me restless. Like waking up from a long nap, well rested and ready to 3, 2, 1... Go. But, Go Where? That's the problem. I have a full time job. A … Continue reading restlessness

status quo

“It's the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.” ― Marlene Dietrich Not much to say, other than it's Monday, it was beautiful outside, and if I don't stop living like a hermit I'm going to implode. Need to go on vacation, stay out past 11, stop reporting for duty, and lay … Continue reading status quo


"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