Scaling is not failing – I want to get serious for a minute and share my thoughts about the CrossFit Games Open and all the social media posts about people being disappointed about scaling the workouts.
My name is Julie Jones and I help people 35 and older to show up for themselves with a strong body and mind. I
Every year since 2015, I have done the @crossfit open. In fact I started CrossFit during the 2015 Open. I had no idea what it was, but I just knew that it was a time for our community to get together and support each other during the workouts.
I started doing CrossFit during the 2015 Open. I didn’t know what it was, only that everyone in my box was coming to work
The other day I did a workout and I had a definite plan in mind. 6 rounds 10 Hang Cleans 7 Bar Facing Burpees
21-15-9 reps for time of:
Deadlifts, 155 lb.
Overhead squats, 115 lb.
I have had this ongoing conversation with several other women and there are two opinions out there regarding strength. Everyone wants to be strong
“Because strength doesn’t come from what you can do. Strength comes from overcoming the things you thought you couldn’t. “
– Coach Marina
The Battle of Baltimore is coming up in January 30, 2016. It’s time to start training.
I did the WOD at 5:30pm and as I was finishing up round 12 and the 6:30pm class was arriving. I was thinking that I had nothing left to give and then a bunch of 6:30 folks rallied around me to encourage me to keep going. It was the best. It was the epitome of Crossfit. 5:30pm with Coaches Brittany and Brian. This WOD was no joke.