So during the crossfit open, I struggled to do just 1 pull up. Fast forward to now and I can do several unassisted. I have also done toes to bar in a WOD. Now, I make sure I do unassisted in every WOD. It will only make it better. I am so proud of how … Continue reading Progress…
Being proud of myself is an understatement. This was a great week for me in relation to fitness goals. Monday: Murph. Pull-ups. I did 100 pull ups with the red band. THEN, I did 6 more unassisted pull ups with pretty decent form AFTER Murph. Tuesday: Deadlifts. I deadlifted 110 lbs in a WOD 15 … Continue reading What a “Boss” Week
On Memorial Day, most people in the crossfit world are gearing up to complete Murph. It is a WOD in honor of Navy Lieutenant Michael Murphy, 29, who was killed in Afghanistan June 28th, 2005. “Murph” 1 Mile Run 100 Pull-ups 200 Push-ups 300 Squats 1 Mile Run (with a weighted vest if RX) I … Continue reading Memorial Day Murph
Each day we are forced to push ourselves in many different aspects. It can be in your career, hobby, or just a personal goal you set. We train our minds and bodies to go above and beyond. Everyone wants to succeed and be great. Well, to do that, you must put in the work. Just … Continue reading You Got This, No Matter What
My gym is always creating new ways to make our fit lifestyle fun and challenging. Personally, I do not want the same boring exercises everyday. Its always great to spice things up a little bit. So, they introduced the Spring Challenge! I already do 4 WODs a week. That's a no brainer. Running 3 miles wont be too much of … Continue reading Its Time for a Challenge!
This past Saturday, I drove down to Fort Benning (about 2 hours) to volunteer for the Spartan Race. A lot of people at my gym have participated in a run, volunteered a run, or both. They all said it is something everyone should participate in. I wanted to experience the atmosphere of a race myself. Just being there … Continue reading Spartan Race Volunteer
Most people are working towards living a healthy lifestyle, in terms of eating right and exercising. Because my goals have always been to gain instead of losing weight, I often hear "you can eat anything and you will be fine". That is not true at all. I realized I tend to eat too much sugar and bad food. I grab "easy" … Continue reading What to Eat….