Team

“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

Saturday Mornings

After an epic week of some very good feeling PR's, my body was slow and tired. Nonetheless: WOD: I. Back Squat 6 – 4 – 2 Completed: 6 @ 105lbs. 4 @ 125lbs., 2 @ 145lbs. II. For Time: 30 Wallballs (20/14) 30 Ring Pushups 30 Toes-to-Bar 30 Overhead Lunges (45/25 plate) 30 Burpees Completed: in 9:30. Wallballs @14lbs. Overhead lunges @ 25lbs.

small select arsenal

I'm just going to go ahead and put it out there, sometimes I get pretty serious bouts of anxiety. They come and go, but when they hit, it's like an unfriendly cloud of Dread that shadows me, always hovering near by, always poking at me and saying, 'Remember me? I'm here to remind you that … Continue reading small select arsenal

when every step needs persuasion

“If we all did the things we are capable of, we would astound ourselves.” ― Thomas A. Edison WOD: I. 7 Minutes AMRAP: 7 Power Cleans (135/95) 14 Burpees Rest 3 minutes II. 7 Minute AMRAP: 14 Wall Balls (20/14) 7 Toes-to-Bar Rest 3 Minutes III. Run 1 Mile IV. Stretch and Foam Roll Completed: Part I - 6 Rounds. Part II - 5 … Continue reading when every step needs persuasion

real

“Everything you can imagine is real.” ― Pablo Picasso Warm-Up: Split Jerk Review WOD: I. Rack Jerk 1 – 1 – 1 – 1 – 1 Completed: at 55lbs., 75lbs., 85 lbs. This was new. Do not recall doing this movement before. Felt pretty good. II. AMRAP in 9 Minutes: 3 Push Jerks (155/105) 9 Toes-to-Bar Completed: 9 Rounds at 65lbs. … Continue reading real

the drone of the engine

Work is so busy these days. Our team has gone from 5 to 2. And we are coming upon our busiest time of year. Feel like the second to last man standing at the Okay Corral and out of ammunition. It gets so busy, so many requests coming and going, so many different moving parts, … Continue reading the drone of the engine

I’m in!

“You're off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So... get on your way!” ― Dr. Seuss I can't stop signing up for stuff. Somebody help me. Run a 5K? I'm in. Join the ACF Endurance Group? I'm in. Sign up for the POSE Workshop on running form, I'm in! Run … Continue reading I’m in!

I’m in!

“You're off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So... get on your way!” ― Dr. Seuss I can't stop signing up for stuff. Somebody help me. Run a 5K? I'm in. Join the ACF Endurance Group? I'm in. Sign up for the POSE Workshop on running form, I'm in! Run … Continue reading I’m in!

Spreading the Love – one box at a time

“It takes a minute to say hello and forever to say goodbye.” ― Anurag Gupta Across the river and through the woods. Met up with BFF, T, after work on Friday, and hit the WOD in her hood, Collar City Crossfit. T's actually been CF'ing longer than me, except now my eyes no longer cross at the … Continue reading Spreading the Love – one box at a time

mmmm…. buurrrgerrrr…

It's been a long time since I've had one of these. That said. Finding I don't miss it as much as I thought I would. We're about half way through the 90DC, and its time to amp it up. There's progress being made, but am starting to get impatient. Somedays I feel weaker, somedays stronger. … Continue reading mmmm…. buurrrgerrrr…

Giant Happy Boat. Damnit.

WOD: I. Press 10 x 2, Rest 30 seconds between sets II. “Help Myself” 3 Rounds For Time: 7 Muscle Ups 14 Power Cleans (175/120) 21 Burpees III. Toes-to-Bar 5 x 15; Rest 1 minute between sets Completed: except can't remember my time. Part I: @ 55lbs. Part II: Scaled my WOD to 14 (ring … Continue reading Giant Happy Boat. Damnit.

stars come out in the double-wide

WOD: I.  Deadlift Work up to a heavy set of 7 Reps Completed: Round 1 @ 95lbs. Round 2 @ 105 R0und 3@ 115 Rounds 4 - 5 @ 125 II. 3 Rounds for Max Reps in 1 minute of: Kettlebell Swings (53/35) - Completed @ 24lbs. 18, 14, 17. Box Jumps (24/20) -  Completed @ 20". 14, 12, … Continue reading stars come out in the double-wide