Life is a Series of Comebacks

I'm starting up this blog again. There's certain things I've missed: 1. Writing this blog, and 2. Writing about CrossFit. The first time I ever tried CrossFit was in October, 2011. I remember the feel of that first workout in boot camp. I do not remember what we had to physically do in that first workout, … Continue reading Life is a Series of Comebacks

Back to planet earth.

Just so glad to be back in my routine and back in the triple-wide tonight. It was the only thing that was able to clear my Fog...

The beauty in routine.

There's a reason why people park in the same spot every day or enjoy wearing a uniform to work.

Thrusters.

There's a lesson that needs to be learned although I'm not quite sure it ever will be: it never gets any easier.

Front and Center.

..I don't care who you think you are, Thrusters can kick your ass in an instant.

do it.

“Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try!” ― Dr. Seuss

connecting. Open WOD 12.5

And therein lies the beauty of Crossfit, the connection it builds between its athletes. It's intangible, powerful, untouchable, strong, persistent, delicate.

Last Place is still crossing the Finish Line.

One year ago this week I stepped through the doors of Crossfit for my initial meet and greet with Lebby (I know, lucky girl). I had heard about it, but really didn't know what the heck it was. Since then, as many have happily or reluctantly heard, I have discovered something that I never knew … Continue reading Last Place is still crossing the Finish Line.

slow

WOD: I. Pausing Front Squats 5×3 *Hold for 3 seconds at bottom of each squat, ass-to-ankles, bounce up from bottom Completed: paying special attention to form, at 85lbs, then 95lbs. II. WOD #1 at 2009 CrossFit Sectionals AMRAP in 12 Minutes: 5 Thrusters (135/95) 10 Burpees Completed: Thrusters at 55lbs. 5 Rounds plus 1. Hit the 5:45am Morning Mahem class today. … Continue reading slow

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

mahem

Warm-Up: Row 250 20 Spiderman Lunges 15 Inchworms WOD: I. 7 Sets: 5 Tough Thrusters 10 Burpees (As Fast As Possible) Row 25 Seconds @ 90% Rest 6 Minutes Actively Completed: Thrusters at 55lbs, then 65lbs. for rounds 6 and 7. Average time per round 1:35. This was a bi@tch. somewhere around round 5 and burpee no. gagillion pretty sure I … Continue reading mahem