August 16, 2006

I blew it yesterday. I really wanted to wish Adam Lautenschlager a Happy Birthday, so I guess a little late is better than never. Adams’ enthusiasm for CrossFit is a constant motivator for our group, as well as myself. So, I just want to take today to thank him for […]
August 15, 2006

Everyone is out of town, too bad Willi didnt get the message. So, he showed up tonight and got an impromptu PT session. The question is, will a workout like this cure jetlag? Row 1000 M15 reps each ofWall ballPullupsKB SwingsKnee to ElbowRing Dips Then Row 750 M20 reps each […]
August 14, 2006

Nino assumes the official Crossfit rest position. . .
August 9, 2006

My “media Fitness” musings for today revolve around Mens Journal. Someone at City Fitness wanted to try one of the programs they publish, so I looked it over. Well, there is a bit of a CrossFit light vibe going on, but no problem. At least the program includes Squats, Deads, […]
August 8, 2006

Tonights lesson: setting personal bests for a 500Meter row does not leave athletes feeling refreshed for the actual WOD. Tonight we had 3 guys attempt 500 M on the Concept II: Fred -1:34Leo -1:39.1John -1:41.6 Great job, but that was the warmup guys. Next was 4 rounds of 20 reps […]
August 7, 2006

I am not leaving CrossFit. When a guy posts that he has tried the program for 3 months and is moving on, I feel sorry for him. I am convinced that he is really missing out on some great benefits. One little part of me feels a little jealous. Ahhh, […]
August 2, 2006

Every Tuesday I find myself looking forward to reading the fitness news in The Washington Post. I have no idea why, as it always seems to leave me railing against the prevailing attitude, trendy ness and just lack of substance. But, I come around to one central fact. Our nation […]
July 31, 2006

One of the great things about CrossFit that most people never see is the amount of support provided for affiliates. There is so much info sharing and support for anyone trying to build up a program. One of the first lessons to learn is “start small and get kicked out”. […]
July 25, 2006

Tuesday evenings are heating up! Tonight we had 10 people in class, along with Adam and myself. Started off with 5 rounds of B-2-B Tabata squats and pushups, then moved on to kettlebell work. My goal is to get everyone up to speed on the KB snatch so we can […]