Tag Archives: intensity

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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Tough Question: How is the weight loss experienced by you?

A friend asked me the other day “How is the weight loss experienced by you?” It is easy to name the functional changes since starting CrossFit in January or to provide statistical information on weight, sizes, capabilities. Experience is harder … Continue reading

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CrossFit & AquaFit: Graham’s prediction came true

At the end of January, Graham and I were talking about my first month.  He gave the classic lines about how as you get stronger, you get better, and then it gets harder… I was asking about how often to … 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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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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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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