Last week an article about the kettlebell swing created a lot of buzz. It got me thinking about how CrossFit and other sports have evolved through the years and how discussion fuels those changes.
This week I started thinking about our "CrossFit Heroes." Mine is Amanda Miller, a remarkable athlete who I can emulate, as an athlete, a coach, and even a person. That's what a hero should be.
In order to really compete, you need a coach and you need programming. The question for us masters - and for any athlete really - is what program? Or should I say, whose?
Training is getting intense as Regionals approach, but I'm taking two rest days each week which allows for more intensity.
This week provided a lesson in the difference between quitting and making a judgment call to avoid injury. As promised, I've also included video of my progress on my goals from last week.
My asthma started acting up this week so I had to ease off a bit in my training. I was frustrated about it but some tragic news put things in perspective for me.
Now that the Open is over and the dust has settled, it’s time to start setting goals for for the Games. My goal for next week is to string together 3 no-false grip muscle-ups.
The 2013 CrossFit Open is complete and I met my goal of making 10th place. Today I discuss some of my biggest challenges for the Games and how I'm planning to work on them.
When I sat down at the end of the CrossFit Games last year I knew I needed to be stronger and better technically. I've seen some improvement and mastered new skills by pushing myself to my limit.
I'm currently in 11th place in the world for my age group. Today I'll tell how I met my coach and took my training up a notch. Having a coach and a training program has made all the difference for me.
CrossFit is making history this year and I'm enjoying all the excitement surrounding the Open. I'm also finding that this year I care more about beating my former self than anyone on the leaderboard.
It's week three of the Open and I've moved up to thirteenth place in my age group. Today I'll tell you how this adventure started a year ago.
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