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Fight Gone Bad

On September 17, more than 970 CrossFit affiliates and 10,000 individual athletes will participate in Fight Gone Bad 6 to raise funds for Special Operations Warrior Foundation, CrossFit Kids, and Camp Patriot. Visit the Fight Gone Bad 6 site to learn more and sponsor an athlete. This morning, around 2:00 a.m. on my way to the bathroom, I checked my iPhone to see this morning’s WOD. I almost jolted... read more

Why, Hello There, Fight Gone Bad

For some reason, I think I like Fight Gone Bad. Fight Gone Bad 3 rounds: 1:00 push press, 55# 1:00 row 1:00 wall balls, 15#, 10ft target 1:00 sumo deadlift high pull, 55# 1:00  box jumps, 20″ 1:00 rest Oooo, I love Fight Gone Bad, I’ll say when others complain about the combo of push press, wall ball, sumo deadlift high pull, rowing, and box jumps. I love that format… and there’s... read more

First O’ The Month Assessment = Fight Gone Bad

I was a little lax on the Guidelines for Taking Care of Myself over the weekend, and I felt the effects yesterday. Sadly, I’m back on a 4-5 hours of sleep per night trend and I didn’t have a very good grip on my emotions yesterday. I was not overly enthusiastic about Fight Gone Bad this morning, which made me sad because it’s one of my favorite workouts. But sometime during the second set... read more

Feelin’ Pushy

I think it’s happened! I think I’ve finally crossed firmly into “I like lifting heavy” territory. It’s taken about six months of grouchy gym sessions and gritted teeth, but I’ve made it! I’m planting a flag in triumph. Today’s CrossFit Women Workout3X7 push jerk @ 70% max3X5 push press @ 65% max3X3 shoulder press @ 60% max Last week, I got a new PR on my... read more

Fight Gone Bad: A Story In Photos

Fight Gone Bad IV | Saturday, September 26, 2009 I was in the first heat at 8:00 a.m., and it was just gorgeous when we arrived at the Long Center. There was a marching band…And I felt like I had all my donors with me because their names were shiny across my chest…My good friend Erika was there…And so was Blake. We were feeling huggy.Then we warmed up…And I was pretty excited about... read more

Fight Gone Bad: The Good

Congratulations to everyone who threw down at Fight Gone Bad on Saturday. So far, this year’s FGB has raised $990,792 worldwide for The Prostate Cancer Foundation and the Wounded Warrior Project, and here in Austin, we’ve contributed $31,943. I’m working on the whole story for you, but here’s a teaser. My final score was 221, and this photo pretty much sums up my feelings... read more

The Why & How of Fight Gone Bad

So let me get this straight: After the fight gone bad workout, I’ll be ready for the UFC octagon? Bad. ass. If you haven’t sponsored an athlete yet, please do. You can learn more about the cause and make donations at the Fight Gone Bad IV web site (just click the donate button) – or visit my donation page to contribute to my... read more

FGB Badass: Georgia Nixon

Fight Gone Bad: 1 Day | 1 Workout | 1 Purpose… and thousands of athletes of various fitness levels all across the country, fighting their way through wall ball, push press, rowing, sumo deadlift high pull, and box jumps, one minute at a time. Pretty neat, right? I’m fortunate to know a bunch of badasses that are participating this year, and I’d like to introduce you to some of them…... read more

FGB Badass: Amber Daniels

Fight Gone Bad: 1 Day | 1 Workout | 1 Purpose… and thousands of athletes of various fitness levels all across the country, fighting their way through wall ball, push press, rowing, sumo deadlift high pull, and box jumps, one minute at a time. Pretty neat, right? I’m fortunate to know a bunch of badasses that are participating this year, and I’d like to introduce you to some of them…... read more

Fight Gone Bad: Ego & Goodwill

Oh, dear. Beware video cameras in your post-workout, CrossFit drunkenness. Maggie, Blake, and Bonita, thanks a lot (not) for making me the spokesperson. Mindy, way to represent! If you haven’t sponsored an athlete yet, please do. You can learn more about the cause and make donations at the Fight Gone Bad IV web site (just click the donate button) – or visit my donation page to contribute to my... read more

Why, Hello There, Perspective. Good To See You Again.

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