Tag Archives: Brantford

Topnotch Jar Opener — July Series of Functional Changes

The following is a summary of changes noticed this month, as a result of having done CrossFit since January 8, 2013. Lifestyle: No longer have to call the boys to open jars, haven’t found one in a long time that … Continue reading

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Celebrating the little things — 30sec plank

I finished a 30sec plank today.  Now, that isn’t much for some of you, but, I remember when holding  a 5sec plank was crazy.  Being able to hold it for 30 sec felt good. It was part of the warmup, … Continue reading

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Building Strength: Progress over time

Moving my PR to this page.  Will try to keep it current going forward. On Jan 8th, in my first CrossFit experience, the idea of moving any weight made me laugh, shucks, even moving my body weight was a challenge. … Continue reading

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Deadlift & HSPU: Diane

I’ve been trying to learn how to scale to meet the actual goal of the named Workout of the Day (WOD), rather than just presuming to reduce the count or to just take longer. Found this site, which has scaled … Continue reading

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June’s Series of Functional Changes

The following is a summary of changes noticed this month, as a result of having done CrossFit since January 8, 2013. Lifestyle Not a month to expect huge changes as just haven’t been aggressively chasing diet or program Diet:  Back … Continue reading

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SME, SuperUsers, Corrective Actions, Form — yup, that’s CrossFit

If I talk about SME’s, SuperUsers, Corrective Actions, Form, well…..most of my friends would presume that I was talking about a system implementation.  CrossFit, though, has all the essentials of a good project or well designed implementation. Let me  share … Continue reading

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Best Laid Plans

The best laid plans were knocked out for our trip to NYC and then the Worlds. You see, G was sick the week before we went, and had a terrible cough/cold while away…clearly sleep was a higher priority than attending … Continue reading

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Best Gaff’s in the Box

I’m known for messing up terms.  shucks, even in my workplace, i mix metaphors, and can’t remember what acronyms stand for….lol, and that is what I am paid to remember. so, here are some of my gaff’s for crossfit which … Continue reading

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CrossFit Box jumping of a different kind

I have two sessions left in my 2nd Introduction to CrossFit at CrossFit Brantford (yes, yes, I repeated ) After that, my travel schedule goes crazy for a month.  Leave for Milwaukee  for Sunday to Thursday Come home for two … Continue reading

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Belts and Drawstrings

When you are large, especially if it is in your gut, the pants are basically held up by your belly. Who has loose clothes?  A belt? who needs one.  Drawstrings – they are just for letting out. My clothes had … Continue reading

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