The CrossFit Total is a way to test an athletes strength through the "three most effective lifts for developing and testing functional strength". The movements in the CrossFit Total are back squat, shoulder press and deadlift. Yesterday, I completed the CrossFit Total for the first time. I was able to see, yet again, how strong … Continue reading CrossFit Total
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
Has your inner beast ever gotten the best of you? You're so close to the victory you can literally taste it. You give it all you have and you figure you can just crash when your done. Well, that's how my week was all last week at the CrossFit box. Last week at the TFR … Continue reading WODAPALOZZA
Friday was "Fran Friday" at my box. I contemplated not doing it, but then I decided it's better to just go for it. We were given a 10 minute time cap. Because I just mastered pull-ups, I wanted to complete those RX. Ive never done thrusters at 65lbs so I knew that was a no … Continue reading Fran
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….
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