What a “Boss” Week

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

You Got This, No Matter What

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

Its Time for a Challenge!

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!

What to Eat….

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….

Holy Deadlifts! Open 18.4

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

Core, Core, Galore

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