crossfit open

This week I made the bitterweet trip home to New Zealand. Although I'll miss my training partners, it was great to share the Open with my community at home.
I placed 29th in the CrossFit Games Open, which puts me in a good position for the Games. Here is some information about how I'm fueling my workouts.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week: the CrossFit Open, martial arts, accepting yourself, and more!
This week I took a whole extra day off to battle my negative thoughts. As a result, I've trained better, feel happier in my work, and am ready for the Open!
I didn’t feel deflated after the Open like I thought I would. With every step I take up the ladder of my own potential, the day-to-day work finds more purpose. Here’s how I’m moving forward.
What has the CrossFit Games Open meant to the rest of us? The non-elite? What about someone like me whose history of Rx’ing workouts is not long and still inconsistent?
Michael Winchester shares his experience at CrossFit Central - what was the 2nd WOD of the CrossFit Open like? How does he feel about repeating the WODs? What works for his training schedule?
Michael Winchester trains at the well-known CrossFit Central in Texas. How has his training been going? And how did he do on the first workout in the CrossFit Games Open?
Want to know how Peter Egyed, veteran of four CrossFit Games, is training for this year's CrossFit Games Season? Check every Tuesday at 3pm Pacific for his latest Athlete Journal entry.