Conquering Double Unders!!!

Woman jump rope double unders

Double unders are understandably a source of great frustration for many newcomers to CrossFit. A double under = the rope goes under your feet twice with every jump. It is mostly about technique for many and it just doesn’t come that easily. They have been especially frustrating to me because I have been doing CrossFit for […]

Hydration – What to Drink When Working Out

Hydration Options at the Gym

What to drink before, after, and during workouts is not as easy to figure out as it would seem. We all know water is best for us but water typically does not offer the energy boost and electrolytes we may want/need before and during workouts. It also may not be best for helping us to […]

4th of July WOD!!

4th july crossfit WOD

Happy 4th everyone!!! I typically skip WODs that come on holidays because it always seems that those are the days with crazy hero workouts. You know…when you run for 5 miles before you even start the main part of workout or you do 200 burpees for time as a cash out. Yeah, no thanks. I […]

Experiencing a CrossFit Slump – What to Do?

Experiencing a CrossFit Slump – What to Do?

I am desperately trying to get my groove back right about now. I have been going through a period where I am not so much in love with CrossFit and I have been struggling with finding the motivation to go. I am in a slump. I think the root cause stems from many different factors: […]

My First Two-A-Day

For a couple weeks now my husband has expressed a desire to start adding a two-a-day to our week, meaning we do two CrossFit workouts/classes in the same day, either back to back or separated by a couple hours. Well, when I was in Detroit for the auto show earlier this week he decided to […]

First Workout in the Cold and Snow

clean garage

Today we woke up to extreme cold and a couple inches of slushy snow thanks to Hurricane Sandy. This does not bode well for Halloween and I am already trying to prepare my kiddos for the fact that it may just be too cold for tick or treating tomorrow…with visible costumes anyway. We could all […]