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Feb. 10, 2013

So this week is going to be “weird” for me. I’m upping my cardio and downing my heavy lifting. GASPPPP!  Don’t worry, I’m not going to stop CrossFit but I am going to change up my schedule and include 30…

Dec. 10, 2012

Happppppyyyyyy Monday morning loyal readers! How was your weekend? I hope it was fabulous.  Mine was… well less than fun but for a VERY good reason. I had to finish my FINAL grad school research paper.  50 pages on… well…

Dec. 08, 2012

PR. Personal record.  They are the moments in CrossFit that we cherish.  They make the hard work worth it!  As you reflect on the past week, what did you accomplish? What did you do that surprised you?  Did you push…

Dec. 06, 2012

Here is today’s CrossFit WOD for all of you looking for a work out: Strength: Snatch Pulls/ Power Snatch 5×2 Snatch Pulls (10 mins) 5 X 2 Conditioned Athletes: Work up to 110% of 1RM Snatch Newer Athletes: Work on form…

Dec. 05, 2012

Happy Wednesday! This past weekend was amazing! The photo shoot for Mizzen + Main was incredible. Here are some photos from the shoot! By the way, it’s really hard to NOT work out when you are accustomed to doing it…

Dec. 03, 2012

Happy monday morning! Guess what? I can’t CrossFit for a whole MONTH! I’ve put my body into overdrive these past two years and haven’t done a proper deload week at all.  So, now I live with the consequences of adrenal…

Nov. 28, 2012

Recently, this topic has hit me hard as I witness many women in the CrossFit community suffering from variations of Female Athlete Syndrome.  For those that don’t know, the Female Athlete Triad consist of the following: Low Energy Availability: This…

Nov. 26, 2012

Mobility:  Shoulder and hip mobility Skill Practice Warm Up:  None (extra mobility) Workout:  Snatch Advanced/Intermediate*: squat snatch 1 – 1 – 1 – 1 – 1 – 1 – 1 (seven singles with increasing weight) Novice: hang power snatch + overhead squat Metabolic…

Nov. 23, 2012

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you are well aware that today is the ominous “black friday.”  Thousands of people are lined up outside in hopes of scoring the ultimate deals.  Is this what the holiday season has come…

Nov. 13, 2012

Last week at Hyperwear, Inc., I hosted a twitter party focused around Obstacle Course training. As a competitive CrossFit athlete, my idea of fitness stems from functional movements coupled with a constantly varied regime. I love challenging myself daily in…