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!
It has been about one week since the 2018 Open concluded. I am very grateful I participated. I learned a lot about myself and my body. The open pushes people and tests people's abilities. It allows you to see what you need to work on and how you can become better. It was a fun yet … Continue reading Thank you 2018 Open
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…?
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