Monthly Archives : March 2017

WOD Wednesday, 17.5 and done.


Oh, who else is relieved that the Open is over? Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy the Open, I really do but it’s nice to know that’s it’s wrapped up and done for this year. And what a burner 17.5 turned out to be. My quads are still pretty tired from that, 90 thrusters will do that to them. Let…

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West Coast…Ireland Day 3


Is it Day 3 already? Continuing down the West Coast of Ireland you spend a lot of time wondering which side of the car you should be looking out. With the Coast on one side and dramatic mountains on the other you feel like your head is on a constant swivel. We woke up early on day 3 to get…

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WOD Wednesday…17.4 Repeat


How is the Open going? For me…OK. I can’t really complain. I took 3 months off before the Open started and my engine is not what it used to be, but I’m working on getting it back. Slowly but surely. It looks like you can’t just do Yoga for 3 months and expect to be able to run a marathon…who…

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Wild Atlantic Way…Ireland Day Two


The Wild Atlantic Way. It stretches from Northern Ireland down the entire west coast. If you’re looking for dramatic vistas and movie quality scenery take a trip there, it is breathtaking. We started out in Belfast, having breakfast in a local sandwich shop where I had one of the best sausage baps. (A bap is a type of roll in…

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WOD Wednesday: 17.3


Yes I skipped 17.2…sorry. I actually didn’t skip it myself. I did it…in Ireland. I just didn’t write about it and now 17.3 is done so I feel like I should just go with whatever week it is..right? I fully intended to do this WOD in Copenhagen but believe it or not there was not a single CrossFit box open…

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WOD Wednesday: How did 17.1 Go for you?


So it’s on. At this point you’ve either participated in the Open or you’ve given it a pass. Either way the first one is in the books. I love being a part of this community. To see so many people testing their fitness. That kind of camaraderie is difficult to find, the closest I found was playing soccer in college…

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