First Day of the Whole30

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Today I started the Whole30 plan. I am already primal but I am going to try strict paleo (no dairy) and do the Whole30 and stay off any sort of sugar for 30 days. We shall see how it goes…I was pretty grumpy today! Did a 5:00 PM workout tonight which is unusual for me. […]

New CrossFit Shoes!

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It’s always a happy mail day when I get new CrossFit gear or new shoes. It’s doubly wonderful when it’s both! On Tuesday afternoon my early Christmas gift to myself arrived…Reebok CrossFit Nanos. I think at $109 they may be the most expensive shoes I have ever bought (not on sale). I really, really wanted […]

Penalty Burpees!

My hubby from yesterday's class, sporting his Movemeber mustache.

The day started out kinda rough with one heckavu brutal workout. I think part of the issue might be that I am feeling puny again after a week of crappy holiday eating. I had the usual turkey and mashed potatoes but also ate lots of cornbread, pie, doughnuts, and ice cream. Once I go down […]

Back After Illness With Bruises to Prove It

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I ended up getting the cold late last week that cycled through all my kids. I managed to fight it off for a while but finally succumbed and ended up taking almost a week off from CrossFit classes. Ugh! Taking time off typically messes with my head. I start to think that maybe I am not […]

Enough with the Sumo Deadlift High Pulls Or Give Me More?

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It seems that for the past two weeks the favorite element to include in our WODs has been the SDHP or Sumo Deadlift High Pull with a Kettlebell. UGH. In general I do not mind this exercise but doing it so much became a drag. Give me a snatch or a plain old deadlift please, […]