Tag: snatch

Snatch Balance Time

I went and did some de-loading today. I am feeling better but still sore and just feeling meh about my training. I am trying to mix it up a bit –doing endurance and want to start doing some strength training as well and then splatter more »

Stop and See!

I have been buying flowers the past few weeks –to brighten up the house and also to help brighten up the family. I think even if you aren’t depressed or feeling low, staying connected to beauty, nature and wonder is key in staying centered and more »

Work On Technique

 It was a super busy weekend –not only did I coach on Saturday and take pics for the competition held at CrossFit Impavidus, I also attended an Olympic Lifting workshop with one of my favorite coaches Nate.  We worked on the snatch lift — two more »

Power Snatch

Because of the chest cold, I skipped 5 days in a ROW working out. Unheard of for me really! But I am now well rested and reset and ready for some progress! Warmup 150 Single Jump Ropes/50 Dus 2x 10 Squats 5 Burpees 25Ft Walking more »

It’s all about the Oly Lift: The Snatch

This past weekend I kind of went a little crazy and had frozen yogurt Thurs and Friday night! We were hanging with the kids and it just felt like the right thing to do — but here’s where I learned a lesson. Before I went more »

Listening to your Body

I should have listened to my body this morning and stayed in bed. I just didn’t have it in me to push this morning — but I am glad I went. If you don’t follow the CrossFit Games open, the 2nd workout was announced last more »

It’s not fun, which is fun

It’s raining AGAIN. I woke up with a bad headache too and figured the best way to cure it was to head out for my workout and get the blood flowing. Sure enough, I’m done and have no headache.  Another benefit to exercise! Not sure more »

Burgener warm up into a Snatch

Where else but CrossFit can you use the word Snatch and not get in trouble? It’s funny how many terms that are used in weightlifting that are traditionally seen as sexual or male-centric. I’m not even going to mention them here — we all know more »

Practice makes better…

I’m not going to lie — getting back on the Paleo wagon has been tough since heading out on vacation. I didn’t go hog wild during my trip but certainly didn’t do my Paleo focused eating. Arizona is made for Mango margaritas, guacamole,  chips, salsa more »

New Beginnings —

Great workout at Crossfit Impavidus this morning. Going to a new box is like getting used to a new boyfriend. They don’t know much about you yet, they think they like you, you have stuff in common but it’s still not super comfortable. I am more »