Posted in March 2013

Flashback: Level 1

October 2008 It’s 7:45 A.M. on a Saturday, and I hesitantly walked into the Blauer Tactical Training Center in Virginia Beach. Rock music was blasting and everyone seemed much more awake than I felt…and they looked like amazing athletes. I wasn’t really sure what I was getting myself into… I tried a few CrossFit workouts in August … Continue reading

13.3 and L1 flashback

I was searching through my email the other day for something, and found some draft articles I wrote as part of a job application a few years ago. One was about the CrossFit Level 1 course I attended in 2008. I read it and it brought back such fun memories (and memories of soreness) and … Continue reading

Sudden wod math loss

During/after workouts, I seriously have no math skills at all. I suddenly think 5 times 3 is not actually 15, have trouble adding up weight correctly, etc. I think it should be called sudden wod math loss? Today’s WOD: Snatch 5×2 ME 35-40-45-45-45 4 rounds of: 10 front squat 45# 5 muscle ups (subbed 3:1 … Continue reading

What makes you come alive?

“Don’t ask yourself what the world needs. Ask yourself what makes you come alive and then go do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” ~ Howard Thurman I have always envied people who truly love their jobs – people who enjoy going to work, who enjoy what they do, … Continue reading