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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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Rescued during a Killer WOD

When your brain isn’t working, it is good when a friend sees you fighting and comes to the rescue with an idea or a word of advice….or even a lighter weight ************************************************************************** Today’s WOD looked daunting when posted:  5 Rounds … 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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oooh, so that is how that muscle works

Reaching forward to key on a laptop requires that the arm straighten above and the muscle above your inner elbow stretch. Wouldn’t have know so much about that had I not done CrossFit’s  wod “Angie” yesterday: Angie:  scaled to:  100 … Continue reading

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Back at it.

After a vacation hiatus, and a week of just not quite into it, I am back into it, and it feels good. Here’s what the last week was about: Saturday, June 8 Decided that since I came close to my … Continue reading

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News: CrossFit helps with finding Tupperware lids!

One of three base points of CrossFit is functional movement. The other two being high intensity, constantly varied. So, the question is, after 6 weeks of CrossFit has my life improved?  Am I able to do things differently? Well, here’s … Continue reading

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