The CrossFit Total is a way to test an athletes strength through the "three most effective lifts for developing and testing functional strength". The movements in the CrossFit Total are back squat, shoulder press and deadlift. Yesterday, I completed the CrossFit Total for the first time. I was able to see, yet again, how strong … Continue reading CrossFit Total
My second competition has been completed. Last Sunday, my box hosted its first in house competition. There were a total of 8 teams. Teams were varied to be male-male, female- female and male-female. Everyone was judged the same for each WOD. My partner and I were Team Barbell Bosses. We are fairly similar in fitness … Continue reading Rise As One: TFR CrossFit Competiton
Has your inner beast ever gotten the best of you? You're so close to the victory you can literally taste it. You give it all you have and you figure you can just crash when your done. Well, that's how my week was all last week at the CrossFit box. Last week at the TFR … Continue reading WODAPALOZZA
Happy Halloween everyone. Wonder Woman made an appearance at the TFR box today. She had to get a good workout in before going back out to save the day. Joke of the day: Whats a ghosts favorite exercise? Dead lifts! I hope everyone had a safe and exciting Halloween.
This past weekend, I volunteered and raced in the Savage Race. This was my second mud run, which was totally different from the first one, Rugged Maniac. I actually like mud runs similar to this one. It was long and challenging. The race was 6.4 miles with 33 obstacles. It wasn't as much mud but … Continue reading Lets Get Savage
As I reflect about how my CrossFit week went, I would say it was pretty darn awesome. I realized yet again that I am a lot stronger than I think I am. I was able to RX 3 out of 5 WODs. I PR my snatch (before 1RM testing week) and I rowed like never … Continue reading RX’d It
I did my first mud run! Rugged Maniac was the first mud run I completed. A lot of people from my CrossFit box do mud runs and they always talk about how awesome it is. I had to experience it for myself. It was pretty cool for the first time. It wasn't as hard as … Continue reading Rugged Maniac