Confessions of a CrossFit Junkie…

Like many of you, I have an obsession with fitness.  My mind is consumed with thoughts on how to become fitter, stronger….better.  I contemplate why exactly this is so damn important to me.  I love finding new ways to challenge myself; new ways to push this aging body to places it has never been.  I find great satisfaction seeing other people scratching and clawing their way to their own goals.  I get goosebumps when I witness people do what they never thought they could.  Simply put:  I love fitness.

I needed a space to put my thoughts, feelings and ideas…so I created this blog.  You’ll find a collection of my daily WODs along with my personal takeaways (both the good and the bad).  I will also hash out my thoughts on random topics.  Some you’ll agree with, and perhaps  some you won’t (but that’s the fun part, isn’t it?).

But more than anything, I want this to be a place where conversations take place.  Let’s motivate and learn from each other.

The Open is Upon Us

CrossFit Open 2015 15.1

I have goosebumps just writing about this.  In a few short hours, the 2016 CrossFit Open will officially kick off with Dave Castro’s announcement of 16.1.  I feel like a kid on Christmas morning. For those of you who have competed in the...


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