Deadlifts and wall balls and rowing and hspu! So many presents from Mr. Castro. It’s like Christmas, and your birthday after your parents get divorced.
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
We are in the midst of a nutritional challenge and it always bring up a lot of interesting stuff for folks. No matter what the constraints are there are going to be people who struggle to get on board. There are a lot of folks as well who will struggle to stay on board. The reasons are myriad. Birthdays, office parties, … Read More
November and December and all of the subsequent holidays, parties, vacations, and flu like symptoms make for a very challenging end to the year in terms of our fitness. Many of us do more damage in those 2 months than we did the rest of the year. Some of us are even capable of completely reversing the gains we made … Read More
Practice makes permanent. We will achieve perfection in nothing in this life. So we can cut ourselves a lot of slack. In fact chasing perfection shouldn’t even be the goal. We don’t achieve long term success in any arena by nailing it one time. We achieve lasting success when we nail over and over and over. In and out … Read More
Only days left in 2015. Did you win? I know I set out with some lofty goals this year. The kind of goals you should pick one of but I decided to do all of the goals. Around March of this year I thought I was kicking so much ass I was almost stopping strangers on the street to let … Read More