Three Things to Do Besides CrossFit

Three Things to Do Besides CrossFit

OK, full disclosure, I’m stealing this from Ben Bergeron’s Podcast “Chasing Excellence.”  I feel mildly within my rights to “steal” it because his answers to a question were exactly the same answers I would have given, so there’s that. For overall general fitness,...
Strategies and scales for Murph

Strategies and scales for Murph

Memorial Day in the CrossFit community is synonymous with one workout: Murph. Of the many Hero WODs CrossFit has written over the years, this one is the most famous. (But despite how it looks on the whiteboard, it’s not the most difficult…by a long shot)....
CrossFit in the garden

CrossFit in the garden

CrossFit is life. Some people love the exercise. I love the functional movement. In every movement we do in the gym, I imagine the movements I want to keep doing the rest of my life. No where is that more apparent than in my garden.

Don’t Be So Hard On Yourself

Don’t Be So Hard On Yourself

I recently got back from ten days in Sicily. It was ten days of pasta, Negronis and gelato. Guilt-free, of course, because I will never be one of those people who goes to Italy and doesn’t eat gelato. Twice in the same day. I also did no form of exercise other...
Five Years Later – Progress

Five Years Later – Progress

I started Crossfit five years ago. I didn’t fall in love instantly as some do. A week in I was sore and still questioning my decision. Regardless, I made a goal to try Crossfit consistently for a month before I made up my mind. I remember learning different movements...

The Benchmark Series

Welcome to a New Year and a new feature we are calling the Benchmark Series. This is an idea I have always toyed with, but didn’t really settle into until I read a post on the SugarWOD blog that talks about how they do it at CrossFit Roots. So I am basically...