Archive For The “Crossfit” Category

3…2…1…GO!

Tweet If you’ve participated in any sport…regardless of if was a competitive event…a school yard race…or even a timed exam…we’ve all heard the 3…2…1…Go!  I’ve been thinking over the last couple of days about what I was going to write about next.  There are hundreds of email topics I could write about…Halloween with my two […]

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CrossFit a Cult? Don’t Believe the Hype

Tweet Of recent there have been a lot of articles posted online or printed in magazines regarding the phenomenon that is CrossFit and its recent peak in popularity.  Traditional health and fitness staples such as Men’s Health, Self, and numerous others have all offered their perspective on CrossFit and it’s “constantly varied, high-intensity, functional movement” […]

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3…2…1…Fail! How the Biggest Night in CrossFit Failed

Tweet So as most of you who have read this blog before know, I participate in a sport called CrossFit.  In fact, in the time that has past since my last post in October, I’ve actually become a level one certified CrossFit trainer.  I work out five days a week at 5:30 am at CrossFit […]

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It’s Been a While…

Tweet So…over the last couple of days I’ve been writing a bit more at work.  I’ve got a few posts coming out in the trades over the next couple of weeks and in starting my writing again I couldn’t help but think how I’ve neglected my own blog for so long.  I mean it has […]

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Why I Crossfit…

Tweet I started to draft this post back in August.  I had recently made it out of “On-Ramp” and into the Elements program at Crossfit Performance and was feeling pretty good about the work I had been putting in and the results I was seeing.  I can’t remember the reason why I did not continue […]

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Fight Gone Bad – The Fight Gets Personal

Tweet I’ve been talking about the fact that I am going to be participating in a national crossfit fund raiser on the 26th called Fight Gone Bad.  It is a hell of a workout that is jam packed into about 17 minutes of work.  I have been trying to raise $2,500 for my local Box […]

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Two Weeks to Go – Countdown to Fight Gone Bad

Tweet If you follow me on Twitter or are a friend of mine on Facebook…you are likely a little bit tired of hearing about Fight Gone Bad.  I can understand your point of view…but I’m going to talk about it anyway. Over the last ten years or so my family has been involved in raising […]

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Battling the “MetManMig” – Rows and Run

Tweet I’m overdue for a post.  Being stuck in a plane for about 6 hours on my way to the west coast what a better opportunity to get some good writing in.  It is pretty crazy when I think about the fact that I am tied into the Internet 33,000 feet in the air.  If […]

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Crossfit Performance – Olympic Lifting Phase

Tweet For about the last four weeks BK has brought the athletes on a journey through the Olympic lifts.  There are two exercises that make up the Olympic weightlifting competition, the Snatch and the Clean & Jerk (C&J).  Both movements are aggressive overhead lifts that are beasts.  It is also crucial that the athlete’s technique […]

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The Travel WOD – My First Experience

Tweet Well…it has been a week since my last post…and it has been a long week.  As most of you know I have a toddler at home.  He is getting in a few molars…yes…at once…and has been a chore to get to bed for a nap or even for the night.  I’m not complaining…he sleeps […]

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