athlete journals

Last weekend I competed in my first big individual CrossFit competition, and it was an incredible experience.
Pain and discomfort made my training difficult this week, but I managed to work around it.
The break from school has given me the chance to re-focus and find direction in my training and my life.
The hardest thing for almost every competitor to do is to square away their diet, but it's also one of the most important training aspects.
My body was feeling good this week, and I planned my workouts carefully to get in as much volume as I could.
New studies are suggesting the numbers of repetitions per set matters much less than how hard you push yourself.
Jiu jitsu is the one thing I feel completely comfortable doing. I don’t have to worry about being judged or criticized. I just do it.
A staph infection derailed my training this week, but I managed to catch it early and keep up with my training schedule.
The PanAmerican Championships are right around the corner, so I am trying to get in more alone time in the gym.
Lately I’m focusing on work, rather than saving myself on my warm ups so that I can display my strength at the top set.
Finals are finally over, and I'm excited to train and compete during the summer months!
Some of the most amazing moments in my life were only possible because I was willing to walk the hard road.
Recently someone asked how I manage to fit everything in and juggle training and life. Here are some tips.
I set a new Canadian record at a recent meet, and plan to try for the world record in June.
I was reluctant to train this week due to upcoming finals, but I'm glad I fought through it and got to roll.
Together we can minimizing the risk for preventable injuries with non-competitive populations.
Leaving my gym bag at home turned out to be a good mistake, as I set a new beltless deadlift record.