For those of you participating in the CrossFit Open (I'm on the fence if I'll even sign up, TBH) 'tis the season to start overanalyzing any and everything that CFG Director Dave Castro posts on social media. This one seems fairly obvious... https://www.instagram.com/p/BP-SvTCABJI/ What's that I hear? Just the sound of every CrossFitter on earth… Continue reading You’ve Been Warned, Ya Dumbbell
The fun part about personal blogs is that you pretty much get to write about whatever the eff you like, so pardon me here while I go off on a mini rant as I watch the individual fields take on Murph at CrossFit Games, live on ESPN3. Every year the comments section on every single social media platform… Continue reading This is Why You Can’t Watch the CrossFit Games Online for Free.
Ready or not, the 2016 CrossFit Games Open is here. I've been a broken record saying how it's been a bananas few months for me at work, I prrrromise that nonsense will stop in the next couple of weeks. I haven't exactly been on my A game in the workout & nutrition department, either. Clearly I'm playing with… Continue reading CFG Open WOD 16.One & Done
Back in July, CrossFit premiered 'Froning, the Fittest Man in History' just ahead of the 2015 Games. I was an idiot, messed the dates up and forgot to scoot my rear end over to the theater in Manhattan Beach to see if I could snag a ticket to the premiere screening. So close! I blame… Continue reading Happy Froning Friday!
Love him or hate him, #thedavecastro himself is the one in charge of everyone's favorite mid-summer spectacle, the CrossFit Games. Following this year's event, TDC took to social media to share his Top 10 moments on Instagram over the course of the last couple of weeks. The full rundown of the Top 10 can be… Continue reading Dave Castro’s Top 10 of the CrossFit Games
Finally came down off the vacation high, only to have it ignited again by HQ's releasing this video of highlights from this year's CrossFit Games. Not to mention, it's over a year later and I can't get enough of this song. Ultimate workout mojo. 2016 CrossFit Games, I will SEE YOU THERE. In the stands. With… Continue reading 2015 CrossFit Games Highlights (HQ Video)
With the 2015 Games season in the rear view mirror, it's time I get off my luon-clad rear end and share the rest of these umpteen zillion photos with the world. Yes, I know that Brooke Ence's name is spelled incorrectly in the captions. No, I can't fix it until later. Damn you autocorrect. 2015 CrossFit Games:… Continue reading The 2015 CrossFit Games in Photos: 1RM Clean & Jerk
Does anyone else have a gross fascination with the Worm? I want to try to do a workout with it. Just once. For like, 3 minutes. Click on a thumbnail to be taken to the full-size slideshow.
Alright. It's taken a while to pare down the 700+ photos I took between the iPhone and the DSLR, here are the first batch of photos from the 2015 CrossFit Games! These are a few of the better shots I was able to capture of Friday's competition, mostly of the Speed Snatch Ladder and Heavy DT. Click on a thumbnail… Continue reading The 2015 CrossFit Games in Photos: Speed Snatch Ladder & Heavy DT
Today's the day! Today's the day I fly to Carson for the 2015 Reebok CrossFit Games! You can follow all my instagrammery for the most updates @luluandthebox. IG embeds plus rambling here. https://instagram.com/p/5eK3z5AVmG/ 5:18a - Airport Quest Bar. Breakfast of champions. https://instagram.com/p/5eeelqAVu7/ 7:00a - Adult coffee in the airport. At least I'm not the guy… Continue reading The Road to Carson