Today, my box completed the 12 days of Christmas WOD. This year was my first year completing it. I went into it thinking it was like a Hero WOD, but it was actually fun. It became a little spicy around 9. The hardest part was the walking lunges. The 12 Days of Christmas WOD is … Continue reading 12 Days of Christmas
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
Great form is always key when lifting. I like to take videos to see how I look. I also find it beneficial to take them after the WOD when I am fatigue. You are relying on good form when you find yourself slowly getting tired in the workout. My trouble with cleans is faster elbows. … Continue reading Cleaning It Up
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
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!
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….