Tag: workout

Which Hard Would You Rather Have: Health or Illness?

There does not seem to be enough hours in the day lately to get it all done. My new job has me so busy and now that spring has sprung – there is so much to get done. I’m not alone in that feeling I more »

Why Do You Workout?

I’m not going to lie and say I was raring to go this morning. Getting up at 515A regularly is hard – I desperately wanted to hit snooze, roll over and get some more Zzz’s.  But I can’t do that. I like the benefits of exercise too more »

Workouts – A lot like life, rolling with the punches

CrossFit hands are known for their roughness. For some, it’s a sign of hard work — for me, it’s just painful. One of my fellow athletes, Brad, recommended that I soak my hand in warm, soapy water for 10-15m, until my the blister/callus turned white. more »

Meeting Cindy – again.

One of the Ladies of CrossFit showed up for this Workout — Cindy. I really don’t mind her but that doesn’t mean I like her. And it’s one of those workouts, that look easy at first — yeah, so not easy. Warmup 800m run 10 more »

Kids and Fitness

Yesterday, I received an email from someone who had read my most recent blog post in the Ashburn Patch about getting kids into fitness. I fully believe there is no reason that is good enough to not be on top of this issue as parents. more »

Kissin the Ground Workout

I am loving the WODs at CrossFit the past week or so — high intensity, fast paced, total all out effort. Warmupx3 10 Pass thrus Sampson stretch 10 Whirly Birds 10 Bendy Whirly Birds 10 Push ups 20 Double Unders 10 OHS Skill Double Unders more »

Weekend Workout

I have a busy day that started out at CrossFit Impavidus for another fun and hard workout. Scott has informed me that I basically say that about every workout, every morning when I come home. So I’m probably like the boy who cried wolf.  But more »

CrossFit and Community

We met Kelly again today at CrossFit. She is one of those mean ladies that are considered benchmarks. I woke up with a sore throat and tired and should have listened to my body more but I love the challenge of doing these benchmarks — more »

Summer Workout and the livin is easy

I had such a good day yesterday starting with that great WOD where I kicked butt! My abs are sore and I have a lower back sore from all those sit ups but those I can live with! Yesterday was Summer Solstice, the longest day more »

Squat Cleans

Since we had family in town this weekend, we officially moved Father’s Day to next Sunday in our house.  Sometimes you have to do what you have to do — It was so fun to have my big brother here for the weekend. I love more »