Monthly Archive: September 2011

Sep
19

I Get to Coach Crossfit

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I am so happy!  I am now on the staff of my home box, Rare Crossfit.  I am so lucky to be able to do something I am so passionate about.  I also get to have a small part in saving the health of the world.  It was announced today on the Rare Crossfit site. …

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Sep
17

Workout of the Week

Workout For Time: Run a 5K or a 10K Record your time in your log book. Get Stronger2day!

Sep
16

Friday Musings

Chrysanthemum

  Champion the right to be yourself.  Dare to be different.  Live your own life and follow your dreams.  For in the end if we live truly… we shall truly live.”

Sep
15

Crossfit Games on Television

Yesterday, an amazing thing happened in the Crossfit world.  The Crossfit Games were on television.  For the next two Wednesdays, the Crossfit Games will be replayed on ESPN2.  Crossfit as a sport has only been around for a few years, but this definitely shows that the sport is growing in popularity.  If you are interested …

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Sep
14

Paleo Brownies

This recipe comes from Paleo Mama.  I imagine that other nut butters could be used instead of walnuts.  I will experiment at a later date. Ingredients 16 oz of walnuts 1 egg 1 cup honey 1/2 cup baking cocoa 1 tbs pure vanilla extract 1/2 tsp coarse sea salt 1 tsp baking soda 2 oz …

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Sep
13

Bonus Workout

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Workout 3 Rounds for time: 15 Pull ups 21 Kettlebell/ Dumbell swings   Pullups While hanging from a bar, pull with your arms until your chin goes over the bar.  Pullups can be scaled by jumping or by using bands to lessen your weight to pull up. Kettlebell Swing Technique Start with feet just outside …

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Sep
12

You are what you eat

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A recent Harvard study published in The New England Journal of Medicine confirmed the idea that the quality of your food outweighs the quantity.  What does this mean for you?  The better your food choices, the better your health and the easier it will be for you to get to and maintain a healthy weight.  The …

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Sep
10

Workout of the Week

This workout will be a tribute workout for the tragedy on September 11, 2001. Workout For Time: Run 2001 m Then perform 11 Reps of the following: Box Jumps / Step Ups Dumbell Thrusters Burpees Pullups Pushups Kettlebell / Dumbell Swings Sit Ups Air Squats Box /Chair Dips Run 2001 m. Air squat…is exactly that, a …

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Sep
09

Friday Musings

Desert

  If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.” -Henry David Thoreau

Sep
08

Training around an Injury

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 A few days after my crossfit competition, my general soreness had diminished.  I found one area that the soreness just seemed to linger.  It wasn’t bad, it just didn’t go away.  It has now been 1 1/2 weeks and it still hurts.  When I woke up yesterday, I thought to myself… “what am I going …

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