I have been called ambitious. Driven. I feel adventurous. Looking back on my active life, I have opened and closed the chapters on many phases. I grew up playing tennis, soccer and softball, but I have always been on the verge of being heavy. In high school and college, I ballooned, hitting my highest weight at nearly 200 lbs. It took years of slowly changing my habits to claw my way back … Read More
A while ago I had decided not to do much running anymore. Other than the occasional 5K and the short bursts in my Crossfit workouts, I had pretty much decided that I didn’t want to run much anymore. But I like having a goal to work toward, and ever since I left Crossfit behind, I […]
It’s the end of July, and that means it’s time for the second of three week-long breaks at Crossfit Central. Just a couple of years ago, the break worried me. I felt like I couldn’t take off from working out. I scrambled to add in extra workouts to make up for the ones I was […]
The break is coming up soon and Zach has plans for us to start a new training cycle in Olympic lifting when we get back. But before we go, we have some work to finish: finding out the maximum we can lift now.
I’ve started and abandoned several posts since March. I got in the habit of writing in Red in the Face, only to have that habit erased by work, work and more work. Life replaced writing about life, but somehow, life seems less special when you don’t reflect on it. Does that make sense? And right […]