Today’s workout was AWESOME. I felt great, I paced well while also pushing as hard as I could, and I was so spent by the end that all I could do was lay on on my back until I regained enough strength to peel myself off of the floor… And what was left in my … More The sign of a good workout. 😃
I got to the gym today and absolutely got my butt kicked. 🤪 In fact, I think that was the closest I’ve come to losing my lunch during a workout in quite some time! 🤢😆 I had every excuse not to show up: I got a rather poor night of sleep (up a few times … More Something > Nothing
Woohoo! The 2023 CrossFit Open is officially a wrap! While the last workout (details below) certainly shined a light on a weakness of mine (darn you, snatches!), I’m proud of myself for stepping into the ring and taking on the Open this year. It’s always great to to be pushed (and encouraged!) by the crew … More And that’s a wrap!
CrossFit Open workout 23.2 is a wrap! Here was the workout from the 2nd week of the CrossFit Open: 23.2 – Part A Complete as many reps as possible in 15 minutes of: 5 burpee pull-ups10 shuttle runs (1 rep = 25 ft out/25 ft back)*Add 5 burpee pull-ups after each round. 23.2B – Part … More 2 Down, 1 To Go!
CrossFit Open workout 23.1 is officially in the books! Here was the scaled version of the workout that I did: 14:00 minutes AMRAP (As Many Rounds As Possible) 60 calorie row50 hanging knee raises40 14# wall balls30 95# power cleans20 pull-ups I managed to get through everything (200 total reps) with about 1.5 seconds to … More 1 Down, 2 To Go!
This month I had the wonderful privilege of being the “Member of the Month” at the CrossFit gym I attend (Tangletown CrossFit). One of the perks about being the Member of the Month is getting to design your own WOD (Workout of the Day) and have everyone at your gym do it. If you’d like … More My Member of the Month Q&A
This month I had the wonderful privilege of being the “Member of the Month” at the CrossFit gym I attend (Tangletown CrossFit). One of the fun parts about being the Member of the Month is getting to share a Q&A about myself (my background, personal fitness goals and accomplishments, advice for others, etc.) with the … More “10-4, Good Buddy!”
The Minnesota winters bring a lot of cold and a lot of snow… ❄️ 🥶 That’s why I’m so thankful to be a part of a team that continues to strive for greatness regardless of the challenges that come our way! (Shout out to Tangletown CrossFit!) 👍 👍 💪 💪 I took the video above … More You Can Do Hard Things
Does one ever really regret working out? 🤔 For some reason I always find it more difficult to get my weekend home workouts in (versus my weekday ones at Tangletown CrossFit), especially on days like today… This afternoon I was tired, had a headache, and just wanted to sit back and watch the Vikings game. 🏈😊 … More NO REGRETS
“JUST GET STARTED.” This is what I had to tell myself today – NUMEROUS TIMES! 🤪 I was tired. I was feeling the effects of Thanksgiving scarfing and a few follow-up days of leftover pie (my mom’s chocolate chip pecan pie is just SO GOOD! 😋). And I’d just much rather workout with the crew … More Just Get Started!