Month: August 2009

Life is Hard

I often have people express interest in starting CrossFit but they are always a little hesitant. The most common thing I hear is “It looks really hard” or “I don’t think I’m in shape for something like that.” These are the people who need CrossFit the most. One of the greatest things about CrossFit is …

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That Reminds Me

The picture from Monday’s post reminded me of a video I recently watched of Chris Spealler trying to do 100 consecutive pull-ups. It’s pretty amazing.  Check it out here. If you’ve done max rep pull-ups you realize just how incredible this feat is. If you haven’t go ahead and give it a try. Thinking about it motivated me …

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A Pretty Good Week

* Last week was another great one. I’ve made the transition from shadowing coaches to training athletes on my own (although I’ll still be shadowing when I have the chance). I put my first athlete through her first three fundamentals classes and everything went great. She was a stellar performer so that made my job …

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Nutrition and Diet

I’ve been hyping up CrossFit on here for a while now but have yet to get into another area that is just as important as exercise when talking about overall health. What you eat. So what should you be eating? Meats, vegetables, nuts & seeds, some fruit, little starch, no sugar. It’s that simple. This …

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