CrossFit Open: Not the best, not the worst

This is the last post on my CrossFit Open experience this year. Five whole weeks of brutal workouts, new movements, surprises, and a fun and fairly friendly competition between my husband and me. It was our first Open at Cobra Command CrossFit, and the community and coaches have been amazing! 16.1 shocked me. 16.2 annoyed … Continue reading CrossFit Open: Not the best, not the worst

CrossFit Open: One is the Loneliest Number

Alright - I'll go ahead and get it out of the way. Bill's beating me by one point in the CrossFit Open. ONE POINT. He got two more Handstand Pushups than I did. We were tied for awhile, but someone else swooped in and beat me, and trust me - I will find you. 16.4 was … Continue reading CrossFit Open: One is the Loneliest Number

CrossFit Open – Down a peg or two in 16.3

  I knew it was coming. The week that I have to talk about humility. But before I do, check this bad boy out: If this means nothing to you, check out my previous blogs on the Open - "16.1" and "16.2" It'll all make sense. But seriously, how in the world am I beating … Continue reading CrossFit Open – Down a peg or two in 16.3

CrossFit Open – Goal Setting

Ok. I'm just going to say it. I'm annoyed with The Open, and here's why. I worked my butt off for 20 minutes last week and got TWELVE REPS LESS than I did this week - and I only worked for 8 minutes. In less than half the time, I did more reps. Hey Castro, … Continue reading CrossFit Open – Goal Setting

CrossFit Open – My 16.1 Experience

It's that time of year again - The CrossFit Open! The season of ripped callouses, outrageous WOD predictions, and new PRs everywhere around the world. Elite athletes strategically plan out how to execute each movement as efficiently as possible, while the rest of us are just trying not to throw up in the middle of it … Continue reading CrossFit Open – My 16.1 Experience

5 Things the Church Could Learn from CrossFit

It was after only one Methodist potluck when I decided my husband and I were getting a gym membership. I had done a little bit of CrossFit before we moved to Kansas, but only for a little while, and I was never really committed. You know those people who purchase Groupon gym memberships and never actually … Continue reading 5 Things the Church Could Learn from CrossFit