Into The Box

Into The Box

When we step inside the box, a transformation happens. It’s not just our bodies that undergo these changes, but our minds and our very souls. Whatever we are in the outside world, it gets left outside. For those gloriously terrible minutes of a WOD, we aren’t our 9 to 5 jobs. We aren’t our life stressors and fears.

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All The Murph Info You Need

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It’s that time of year again. Soon CrossFitters all over the country, perhaps even the world, will be taking part in arguably one of the most demanding WODs – Murph. Worry not! I’ve done your homework for you. All you have to do is read on for all your Murph information needs. This post might […]

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4 Tips For A Faster Helen

4 Tips For A Faster Helen

I hate the term hack. Whenever I see that word used on a blog, I expect to read about how to make something out of a bunch of junk or toast multiple pieces of bread with coat hangers. No thanks. For those hacks that actually have merit, the hack is more of an efficiency. And […]

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Hand Shakes, Fist Bumps, and CrossFit

Hand Shake, Fist Bumps, and CrossFit

Hello! Hey. Hi. What’s up? These are the words we speak when greeting someone. Sometimes these greetings are accompanied by a smile or a nod of the head. Other times the words are mixed with hand gestures. Hand gestures. Hand shakes. Hand waves. Hand other things. Our acknowledgements turn into encouragements in the midst of […]

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Blogroll Number 2

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I’ve been needing to get this post done for a while. I’m experiencing CrossFit-post writer’s block, so instead of me providing you something to read and think about, I’ll simply direct you to more of the wonderful bloggers I enjoy reading! I wish I had time to read all the blogs I want to every […]

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Preventative Maintenance

Preventative Maintenance 

I’m sitting in a waiting room while my car gets its brakes replaced. I knew this moment was coming. I heard the grinding noise emanating from my right rear tire when I depressed the brakes. I brushed the noise over to the I’ll get to it later category. Well, later became abso-freaking-lutely right now.  Oops. 

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Rumblings and Stirrings

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I can feel it coming in the air tonight. Man, I love that song. I mean, who doesn’t play the air drums during that brief, beautiful drum solo? Actually, I dig quite a few Phil Collins songs, but I reckon that’s fodder for a discussion on down the road. My point with this post is, I […]

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2015 CrossFit Open WOD 15.5 Recap

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There we were, waiting. Waiting for that word. That word that brings a chill down our spine and starts our stomachs churning. Burpees. We hadn’t had burpees yet in the 2015 CrossFit Open. There have, historically, always been burpees in the Open. It was just a matter of how many and what variation. And then, as Castro ticked off […]

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