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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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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: The Open Starts


Hope everyone is having a great Wednesday. The Open announcement is going live tomorrow evening the 23rd, the beginning of the 7th year of the Open and I’ve participated in every one. Wow that’s commitment. Regardless if it’s your first year or your 7th it’s an exciting time. The Open is where people achieve things they weren’t able to before.…

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WOD Wednesday: Get ready for Next week!


(Feature Image from FitnessHQ.com) What? Next week is the start of the Open? It’s true! Am I nervous? No. I’m scared. Dave Castro tends to be very diabolical when it comes to the Open workouts. He really tries, and succeeds in thinning the herd, or “letting the cream rise to the top”. No one has ever walked away from an Open…

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Time for another WOD! Open Special.


Good day Everyone! How is your Wednesday shaping up? Today I have a short and sweet workout converted for you. I was watching a BuzzFeed video the other day and it reminded me that you don’t always need an hour to work out or even 30 minutes. If you have 10 minutes a day you can keep yourself from becoming…

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WOD Wednesday: Why do you Exercise?


Why do you exercise? I’m paraphrasing CrossFit’s question to everyone when they sign up for the open. However you ask it the question is still valid, why? Why do we get up in the mornings or drag ourselves to gym after work? For some it’s because they want to fit into that dress. For others it’s because they need to do…

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WOD Wednesday: Open Special


Who’s excited? February 23rd is coming fast. It’s only a month away! I have participated in every open since it started. That’s crazy to think about. I’ll continue to participate for the foreseeable future. There have been times in my CrossFit and fitness journey when I just want to throw up my hands and say “forget it, I’m done”. But…

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WOD Wednesday: The Open


This week Open registration begins as does the official start to the CrossFit season. So what does this mean for us? Well the Open is the perfect opportunity to get your feet wet in a CrossFit style competition. It’s also a great way to see where you are in the CrossFit spectrum. How do you stack up compared to Brooke…

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WOD Wednesday


OK two weeks into the new year, how is everyone doing? I just want to take a quick minute and talk about listening to your body. With the new year comes new resolutions and a gun ho attitude to do more and get into shape. Please, please listen to your body. Back at the gym today I was talking with…

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WOD Wednesday


It’s the New Year and many people have made it their resolution to get in shape or lose weight, be healthier. It’s when we in the health and fitness business see a surge in gym memberships. In reality this is something that lasts for a month and then we tend to revert back to our old ways saying we’ll try…

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