CrossFit itself is defined as that which optimizes fitness (constantly varied functional movements performed at relatively high intensity).
After 7 months, I can do 12 pull-ups without a band, but not unbroken. So my friend, Katie and I made a pact to do 10 strict pull-ups everyday to help us get stronger.
Pull-ups are my nemesis. Today I did 12 out of 45 without a band. That’s two more than I’ve done before. Baby Steps.
Rowing… some of us love it, some of us hate. Most of us don’t really understand it the way we should. Will a higher damper number help me finish faster or will a lower one? And what’s this business about stroke rates and split times?
When you do a WOD that is a set number of rounds, it’s good to use poker chips to keep track of your rounds.
We did front rack lunges today during the strength WOD. So the question came up today, “what’s a good weight for this strength WOD?” Well, the answer depends on each person.
It wasn’t Partner WOD Friday, but I brought a friend to class today. I was kind of nervous because I saw the WOD before she did. I was nervous about it for myself. But even more so for her because it was her first day. But she #embracedthechallenge.
“It’s not about getting first place. It’s getting the best out of yourself each time and every time” – Meb Keflezighi
“Get Taller Before You Get Smaller”; That’s the name of the game with squat cleans. Achieving full hip extension and getting under the bar quickly is a must
We all know you want to get in the box and throw around some weights and get your muscle ups on. But you can’t ignore mobility training. Well, you can ignore it… but if you do, you’ll regret it down the road.