It all started from a friend, a colleague, a peer . . .
From being bored with the same routine, from plateauing time and time again . . .
I wanted to get healthy, I wanted people around me who cared . . .

They called it constantly varied, functional movements, executed at high intensity . . .

It's about taking the first step -

It's called CrossFit and I friggin' love it!

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Finding Your Pace

In a twenty minute AMRAP,(as many rounds/reps as possible) you don't have too much time to think.  Fact is, in most CrossFit workouts, there isn't much time.  You can think about something for only so long before something has to get done.

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

When the Going Gets Tough

When the going gets tough, we don't just go.  We stick around, something about this group of hard knock  people strives to want to make a difference.  It's not just our workout mentality, we apply what we learn in life.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Bringing on the Run

So the chilly, snowy winter days have started to become a little old in most people's minds.  As one athlete stated tonight, "who would've thought a tiny bit of running outside would feel so good? bring on the spring", it's time to get our running shoes back on and hit the pavement. . . ice or no ice, sand or no sand - we need to feel air on our skin

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Snatch vs Clean & Jerk

So the question of the night was the Snatch vs. the Clean & Jerk, there is no better way than to show some videos which I think do a phenomenal job of displaying both technique, power, and what a huge difference they really are. . .

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Workin' Technique

We often put a lot of stress on our bodies in a very short period of time.  We, for the most part, often stick to the schedule of three days on and one day off.  But our programming also allows recovery from a strength perspective as well.

Thursday, February 10, 2011

One Minute

One minute always seems like such a short period of time, heck sometimes 20 secs sounds like a short amount of time, but so much can happen in just a few seconds.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011


We are all guilty of it, comparing oneself to someone else, without first looking in the mirror to determine who we truly are. 

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Starting all over again

I have had my fill of taking breaks with CrossFit. . . needless to say, it never ends well.  I have been away from these posts for far too long, therefore, I am going to make it a necessary thing on nights when I coach, to come away with something.  There is always a story to tell, whether its a life lesson, a quick lesson, or a question I hear from the night.