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
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!
So, option 1 (11.6) was chosen to be the last WOD in the 2018 open. 7-min AMRAP 3-6-9-12-15-ETC. reps of: Thrusters Chest to Bar Pull-ups In my last post, I expressed how I did not want to do thrusters for the last open WOD. But I did some thinking. Instead of choosing based off emotion, I … Continue reading Thrusters, is that you…?
So the Crossfit community recently found out that for 18.5 we get to chose what the workout will be. I must say that this is very exciting. Because it is the last WOD in the 2018 Open, each one brings its own challenge. There are 3 workout options to chose from. Option 1: (11.6) 7-min AMRAP 3-6-9-12-15-ETC. … Continue reading 18.5 will be…
El día de los Deadlifts. For Time: 21-15-9 Deadlifts (95lbs) Hand Release Push-ups 21-15-9 Deadlifts (135lbs) 50 ft bear crawls 9 minute time cap As we come down to the last few WODs in the Open, everyone is starting to see their weaknesses and what needs work. In 18.3, I discovered that I seriously need to put … Continue reading Holy Deadlifts! Open 18.4
The core is essential in almost every aspect of CrossFit. It helps with balance and stability. Power and strength are engaged from your core. I constantly hear the coaches at the gym say “engage your core” with any movement I do. The core is not just your abdomen. It also includes your hips, back and … Continue reading Core, Core, Galore