Jan 7, 2010
I watched the weather forecast last night with my buddies Dread, Glee, Commitment, and Negotiation.
Dread said, “Oh, man! It’s going to be, like, 20 degrees tomorrow morning and really windy. Our workout is gonna suck!”
Glee nodded in agreement. “If it’s that cold, we can stay home from CrossFit Women and workout on our own instead… inside… at, like, 7:30 instead...
Nov 3, 2009
This morning at CrossFit Central, we did a workout called “Lizette.” It was named for a member of another CrossFit Women class who is, according to all reports, kicking ass and taking names with her training. I wonder how she feels about her name being associated thrusters, a movement I’ve previously declared my arch nemesis.
This is Lizette, not doing a thruster. Lucky girl!
Oct 22, 2009
You’re kinda required to listen to this song while reading this post. Come on: rock out!
When I heard October at CrossFit Central was going to be devoted to the benchmark workouts – those vicious girl and hero workouts that are both an honor and a nightmare to muddle through – I asked Crystal if we could do “Annie Are You OK.”
I’ve only done it once, so I don’t know how it...
Aug 20, 2009
This blog post could also have been called “These are a few of my least favorite things.”
Our CrossFit Women workout this morning:
10 – 15 – 20 – 15- 10 reps, 20-minute max:
Let’s take them one at a time, shall we?
ThrustersI’ve documented my disdain and disgust for thrusters here and here and at every workout ever in the...
Jan 9, 2009
How I love-hate you!
The air was liquid this morning, and I regretted my long pants and long-sleeved shirt pretty much immediately. Dis-gust-ing!
Thankfully, Crystal’s workout was challenging enough to wipe all thoughts of petty comfort from my mind. NO THINKING, just DOING.
Our workout3 rounds for time:
20 lunges in place
30 thrusters, 15-lb. dumbbells
40 swings, 25-lb. dumbbell
50 dead lift,...
Dec 18, 2008
I hate ‘em.
I’ve grown to love burpees. Respect pullups. Admire handstands. Welcome lunges.
Our Bootcamp Workout4 rounds for time:15 thrusters, 15-lb. dumbbells8 R arm snatch, 15-lb. dumbbell8 L arm snatch, 15-lb. dumbbell50 walking lunges
My time: 14:33
Medicine Ball Abs4X 15 V-twists, 6-lb. ball4X V-holds15 partner situp+throw, 10-lb. ball50 partner Russian twist,...