Week 3 of 90 Miles in 90 Days

This week was busy, so getting the miles in was tough. I might have used the grocery store for some of it, and walked around it a few times. I got to CrossFit 2 times and did fun things like ┬árowing, pull-ups, kettlebell swings, thrusters and burpees. I notice that my energy is coming back, … Continue reading

HappyCrossFit Anniversary to ME!

A year ago, June 3rd 2013, I transitioned to regular crossfit classes! And what a year it has been! I have learned many things in the past year–my limits, how to do complex barbell movements and just how strong I really am. I love that fact that I transitioned to this, I feel like I … Continue reading

Conditioning

Nothing tests conditioning like taking time off from working out, even if it’s against our will {and it was}. I can’t believe how much I have gotten sick in the past 6 weeks. But I did, it’s happened and there is nothing I can do about it. The thing that was eating at me during … Continue reading

Girls Week

I almost named this post with a curse word, but I played nice. This week my box decided to lay down the gauntlet: make 4 of the 5 workouts “Girl” workouts. New to crossfit? Well, strap yourself in because these girls pull no punches and take no prisoners! Technically, these workouts are called “Benchmark WODs” … Continue reading

Mental Fortitude

This week was a doozy for workouts–they were heavy lifting centered, as opposed to having a good mix of weights and cardo. I felt myself struggling each day with the workout. Monday we did thrusters–50 of them–as part A of the WOD. Thrusters are painful movements that challenge me every time I do them. In … Continue reading

Pain thy Name is…

“Daniel“. Wow. As I write this, my calf muscles are pissed and expressing themselves by being tighter than a virgin on prom night. I did something outside my box–I did a Hero WOD. What is this?? Oh let’s just say it’s a workout that is designed to bring you lots of pain and make you … Continue reading