Tag Archives: encouragement

When you realize your pigout is compromised of healthy choices — September series

The following is a summary of changes noticed this month, as a result of having done CrossFit since January 8, 2013. Lifestyle: Can put shoes on by bending at the waist do CrossFit 3x/week, including when on the road, but, … Continue reading

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Furniture moving, burpees and coffee: August series of changes

The following is a summary of changes noticed this month, as a result of having done CrossFit since January 8, 2013. Lifestyle: A secondary fitness item is part of a schedule now as AquaFit is in weekly schedule.  Feels good … Continue reading

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An Outfit for the Theatre

When you are large and think about going shopping for clothes, it can be a depressing thought.  You face looking at your obese body in a full scale mirror with no way to hide and a poor selection of clothing.  … Continue reading

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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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Rest Day but this looked like fun, ok, well maybe not fun, but do-able

Ten rounds for time: 15 Deadlifts (135/95) 15 push-ups On Tuesday night, I looked at the WOD above, and thought, you know, this looked like fun. It may have been the high from the aquafit on Tuesday, combined with doing … Continue reading

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Tuesday WOD or “almost” is a good descriptor for “tossing your cookies”

Strict Press 5-5-5 Then 5 Rounds for time of: 20 Burpees 30 Kettlebell Swings (1.5/1), 40 Double Unders My capability  for strict press is: 20130209  45 20130320   75    (65 5x) 20130624   85 First round was 65pounds, then … Continue reading

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Funny walks at CrossFit

Bench Press 5-5-5 Then AMRAP 12 10 MBC (20/4) 7 Push Ups The warmup today included the most hilarious series of movements for lengths of the box:  bear crawl (2), bird dip, duck walk, bunny hop. Plus pushups, pullups, split … Continue reading

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