So this is part of a conversation that happened today between Michele, our resident nutrition wizard, and myself. Or is it me. Michele and me? Me and Michele? Michele and I? I digress. Or me digress? Doesn’t matter who. Onward. JHo: Cake is sort of like a sponge. Michele: Sort of… JHo: And sponges clean things. Michele: And… JHo: So … Read More
Being on the road can be a lifestyle nightmare. Bad food, poor sleep schedule, time changes, foreign bathrooms, crappy gym, or maybe no gym at all. There are lots of reasons to skip training. Most of those reasons are the same reasons we should absolutely find a way to get some work in. It doesn’t have to be long and … Read More
Lots of double unders today. Lots of angry faces, and throwing of ropes. Double unders are hard. Until they aren’t. And they only way to get good at double unders is to practice double unders. 3 to 1 single unders, 5 to 1, or even 10 to 1 is not going to get you closer. At some point you just … Read More
DUMB! A few help tips and one awesome rant.
The Open is finally upon us. It seems like the 2015 CrossFit Games just ended and now the 2016 season starts tomorrow. Close your eyes for a minute and it will be time for regionals. For most of us the Open is a time to test ourselves. We have nothing to prove. There is no next step on the road … Read More
I was born knowing how to snatch, and I could do strict pull ups before I could walk. The first time I picked up a jump rope I did 315 double unders unbroken. I remember my first day of school because it was also the day I did my first press to handstand and legless rope climbs. It wasn’t all … Read More